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Mery Yolanda Sanchez
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Mery Yolanda Sanchez, on the poetry scene

Having always been dedicated to words and devoted, from the bottom of her soul, to poetry, this Colombian woman, born in Guamo (Tolima), has spent more than two decades composing verses and making each one a work of art with character. Her work includes: “La ciudad que me habita”(The city […]

Celebration of Words
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Celebration of Words

London’s annual Literature Festival will be taking place at The Southbank Centre from 30th June to 14th July. It will give spectators the opportunity to emerse themselves in a world of new books and participate in discussions and workshops with artists, writers and philosophers. Once again London will see the […]

Héctor Abad Faciolince
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Faciolince and “Oblivion: a memoir”

Taking place between the 26th of May and the 5th of June, the “Hay Festival 2011” is a cultural initiative which began 24 years ago in the city of Hay-on-Wye, Wales and, since 1996, it has spread to a huge number of countries, from South America to Europe, via Asia […]

Bolívar through British eyes
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Bolívar through British eyes

As part of the celebrations to commemorate the bicentenary of Venezuela’s independence, the Venezuelan embassy in the UK has organised an event at which Robert Harvey will talk about his book on the South American liberation hero, Simón Bolívar. ‘Bolivar: The South American Liberator’ captures the British author’s fascination with […]