The Chilean folklorist travelled her long country documenting peasant song and then went on to travel the world, showcasing her work. She always sang against injustice, insensitivity and bureaucracy. Today, 50 years after her departure, her interviews are compiled in a book for the first time. Marcos Ortiz F. […]
The camp referred to as “Simón Trinidad” is located here, renamed by the Farc guerrillas in honour of the rebel commander from this region who has been imprisoned in the US for years.
The British health system has a lot to learn from its Cuban equivalent. On 15th March, the premiere of a documentary presenting a landmark case from the Caribbean island will be accompanied by a debate. Both will provide evidence on the differences between the NHS and health in Cuba. […]
For any guerrilla, a temporary FARC-EP camp or ‘verge zone’ as it is also known, is not much different from the insurgent settlements they operated in before peace was agreed between the government and this armed movement. Félix Albisu The 19 verge zones of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of […]
For the first time in ten years, the elections for the next president of this Latin American country will be unparalleled. On the one side, Lenín Moreno, democratic candidate, follower and driver of Correa’s politics and, on the other hand, Guillermo Lassso, the right-wing opposition who could provoke a shake-up in the nation.