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Afghan children… No Future
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Afghan children… No Future

It is widely accepted that childhood is one of the happiest times of our lives but this concept simply does not apply in Afghanistan. Frank Marín Vergara Childhood is a time when you play over and over again with imaginary weapons and kill imaginary enemies, and war is just a […]

Cuba and Socialism
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Cuba and Socialism

Half a century after the declaration of Cuba’s chosen path and the Bay of Pigs victory, the Caribbean island continues to build its socialist system, this time with the intention of renewing its economic model. Lianet Arias This year, Cuba will celebrate its 50th anniversary of the declaration of the […]

Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe
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Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe

The 11th of April will mark the passage of 180 years since the genocide of the Charrúa people, carried out by the then president Fructuoso Rivera, in a place known as ‘Salsipuedes’ (literally meaning ‘get-out-if-you-can’) Wilfredo Alayón The Charrúa were a group of American Indians who lived in the area […]

A portrait of Anna Magnani
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A portrait of Anna Magnani

She was one of the greatest European actresses of the post war era. Born in Rome, Italy, in 1908 and victim of pancreatic cancer, she died in Rome at the age of 65. She starred in ‘Rome, Open City’ and ‘Mamma Roma’ and was known as ‘Nannarella’. She won an […]

Whither the Arab World?
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Whither the Arab World?

It started with Tunisia, then Egypt, spreading to Yemen, Algeria, Bahrain and Libya. The unprecedented events unfolding in the Arab world are dramatic and have left pundits at a loss to predict the outcome. Chakanyuka Karase* There is no doubt that these events will have far-reaching effects on the balance […]