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Venezuela & China, a new alliance
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Venezuela & China, a new alliance

Both countries are charting the road to the future, seeking new strategic alliances in areas such as food security, infrastructure and machine construction. Edilberto Méndez In building closer relations, the two governments began 2011 with intense joint work by their respective delegations. In that respect, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez said […]

The Africa of VS Naipaul
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The Africa of VS Naipaul

Born in the Caribbean island of Trinidad in 1932 and a descendant of Indian migrants, this historian and Oxford graduate won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001. From his extensive travels around India, Africa, South America and the Caribbean, Naipau has created a work which examines the legacy of […]

Secret postcards
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Secret postcards

The White Room (TWR) in Berlin presents a confidential way to read postcards, created by the Spaniard Pep Torres, Director of the Barcelona Museum of Ideas and Inventions (MIBA). This has happened to all of us at some point in time.  We receive a postcard addressed to us but, from […]

Palestine comes to the big screen
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Palestine comes to the big screen

From 29 April until 11 May, a film festival on the theme of Palestine will return to London to present the work of thirty artists from across the globe. Palestine has not been the same since the Israeli occupation disrupted the citizens’ peace, tore down the walls of their houses […]