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Uruguay and the memory of the Charrúa tribe
In Focus Latin America

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?
In Focus World

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 […]

Polo Mosca and Libya’s s ituation
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Polo Mosca and Libya’s s ituation

This group feels compelled to express its opinion on Libya’s situation. (Polo Mosca is an organisation mainly composed of members of the Polo Democrático Alternativo members – Colombian Left-Wing Party – who live outside Colombia. Libya: Solidarity with the people without the interference of transnational capital Precisely because we support […]