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UN: Another Anniversary without Reform
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UN: Another Anniversary without Reform

In urgent need of a deep-going reform that would make it possible to revitalize a General Assembly lacerated by the actions of its Security Council, the United Nations celebrated its 66th anniversary. Victor Carriba Created on Oct. 24, 1945 in the U.S. city of San Francisco, the basic goals of […]

Who are the ‘Moscas’?
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Who are the ‘Moscas’?

It’s all about Polo Mosca. More than a branch of a political party, Polo Mosca is a movement. Founded at the beginning of January of this year, the group is one of the branches of the Polo Democratico Alternativo (Alternative Democrat Party). Augusto Mejia The group is characterised for having […]

Behind the veil
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Behind the veil

  The term ‘hijab’ comes from the Arabic root ‘hayaba’ which encompasses several meanings, all revolving around the idea of ‘hiding’ ‘obscuring vision’ or ‘separating’. In the Arabic language, the use of the same root leads to words such as ‘curtain’ and ‘screen’.   Daniel Fernandez García   A first […]