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Haiti: the reconstruction frozen in time
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Haiti: the reconstruction frozen in time

It’s been one year since the earthquake which destroyed a large part of the country, but the plan for the reconstruction of the poverty-stricken country appears to be frozen in time. Sinay Céspedes Moreno The earthquake, which measured 7.3 on the Richter scale, devastated the capital Port-au-Prince and four neighbouring […]

ETA truce: Is this time for good?
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ETA truce: Is this time for good?

On the 10th January, the said armed group declared a “general, permanent and verifiable cease-fire” in a statement published by the Basque daily Gara. Four months before, ETA had sent a video to the BBC stating it had started to cease hostilities but did not specify its conditions. Since then, […]

EU trade policies, a new age of imperialism?
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EU trade policies, a new age of imperialism?

The European Union’s latest initiative to help facilitate the export of raw materials from developing countries is threatening to undermine the development of those regions and at worst it represents “part of a new scramble for Africa”. This is according to a new report published by a coalition of organisations […]

Holocaust Memorial Day
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Holocaust Memorial Day

On the 27th of January the world will remember one of the most horrific and infamous genocides in history. 6 Million Jews were killed during Hitler’s quest for the “perfect” Arian race. This was a Nazi-state led programme that killed two-thirds of the Jewish population that lived in Europe before […]