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Protestas en Potosi
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Challenging Evo: Protests in Potosi

From 29 July to 16 August this year, an enormous protest swept through the city of Potosi. Initiated by the Potosi Civic Committee, the people demanded increased government investment in the area by Bolivian President Evo Morales. Civic strikes were held, rail and roadways were blocked, and demonstrations shut down […]

Nahuel, traveler of open veins
Latin America

Nahuel, traveler of open veins

He was Alfredo Zitarrosa and Mercedes Sosa’s guitarist and he settled in Mexico thirty years ago. In his way of making fun of FTAA, the photographer gets a broken, abandoned armchair leans it against a wall and he lays down comfortably whilst looking at graffiti: “FTAA, big brother spies on […]

Six decades of Colombian conflict
Latin America

Six decades of Colombian conflict

Colombia has lived for more than 50 years with internal conflict, fuelled by many groups: the Armed Forces, paramilitary groups, the Government, drug cartels and guerrillas. They have put more than 40 million people in great danger; people who have neither wanted nor have caused this conflict. Laura Sánchez The […]