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Squatting: under the cover of occupation

In the English-speaking world they are known as ‘squatters’, in Spain ‘okupas’, and in certain Latin American countries as ‘paracaidistas’ (‘parachutists’). These are some of the terms that refer to those people throughout the world who lead lives based on occupying abandoned buildings or abandoned housing.   Juan Galbete Less […]

Xenophobia blowing around in Russia?
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Xenophobia blowing around in Russia?

The recent disturbances that occurred in the very heart of the Russian capital, incited by right-wingers and their principles, threaten to open Pandora’s Box on the subject of interethnic relations, something which many view as a danger to national integrity. Antonio Rondón García A few incidents of a similar magnitude […]

Brazil, Latin America & Palestine
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Brazil, Latin America & Palestine

For some time now Brazil has been the major Latin American diplomatic force, no one disputes it, not even Mexico which has had that position snatched away from it and is now too occupied with the devastating “war on drugs” instigated by the President Felipe Calderón. Pablo Sapag M. What […]