David Lautaro, a 21-year-old immigrant living in England, helplessly watched as a big corporation took his family’s land to access a river that allowed the company to sell water from the property. Today he fights to raise awareness of the need to protect and preserve the remaining ecosystems.
The main role of this specialised contingent, which was founded in Cuba, is to provide immediate assistance to any country suffering from hurricanes, floods and other catastrophes, as well as to deal with major epidemics. Floods in Guatemala and an earthquake in Pakistan measuring 7.6 on the Ritcher scale […]
Her family’s struggles, their stories of violence and environmental damage motivated Alejandra Piazzolla to study Conservation Biology and Ecology and utilise this knowledge in her role as joint coordinator at Extinction Rebellion, internationalist solidarity network where she fights for social justice, anti-racism and anti-oppression.
Carlos Cruz was a very young boy when his father was threatened with death and had to leave his country for the UK. Aware that the “plundering” of the global South by Northern countries is the cause of his migration and the violence in those countries, he decided to become a political activist like his parents and to support social movements in Latin America.
He was an activist in his home country, Colombia, from where he fled in his early twenties. Today, whilst receiving xenophobia from British police, he campaigns for Iraq, Cuba, Palestine, the working class but mainly Colombia. And he tries to educate new and future activists.