Why is there so much interest in humanitarian aid in Venezuela? Why is there not the same level of interest in helping others? Put simply, it’s pure interventionism and governments know it. Ibis Frade Eight years ago, NATO forces bombed Libya. Now, this African nation is living in […]
The progressive governments of Latin America are facing the fury of right-wing political forces, which are employing media strategies such as planting chaos and hidden truths, igniting a credibility crisis. Joel Michel Varona Paulo Cannabrava, a Brazilian journalist and editor of Diálogos del Sur magazine, the Franco-Spanish intellectual, […]
In Colombia, the average is one murder every two or three days. They are identical and systematic. The threats and attacks are constant. In most cases, the perpetrators and brains behind the crimes are unknown. The government has been lacking in terms of its will and interest to deal with the horror. Of the crimes committed between 2009 and 2017, 91.4% have gone unpunished.
29.2% of Latin Americans live in poverty, whilst 10.2% live in extreme poverty. In other words, there are 182 million poor people and 63 million people living in conditions of extreme hardship in Latin America. This inequality is even more pronounced for women and indigenous people. Considering the current rise of political forces that do not consider minorities to be amongst their priorities, the outlook is not encouraging.
Although it happens across the whole territory of the Dominican Republic, there is a higher rate in the provinces of Santo Domingo, Santiago and Distrito Nacional. And it all seems to indicate that it is more common than previously thought. There are many minors in this country bearing abuse from […]