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My time in Yarl’s Wood
United Kingdom

My time in Yarl’s Wood

Laureine Elodie… I arrived in Yarl’s Wood on Friday 12th. Immigration and police officers broke into my house at 6.30am on that day and took me to the detention centre with my two children, 3 years old and 11 months. In Yarl’s Wood we were locked in the room while […]

Stop the War
United Kingdom

Stop the War

Tony Blair’s highly anticipated appearance on Friday 29 January had more than reporters buzzing. The Stop the the War Coalition (stopwar.org.uk) was looking for answers from Blair about his motives decisions and actions prior to the “most disastrous foreign policy decision of the past half century”. After deeming the Iraq […]

ICA and the recession
United Kingdom

ICA and the recession

The London Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) might close its doors in the next few months due to the recent economic situation. The chairman of the board of directors, Ekow Eshum, has already informed his employees about the association’s current deficit, which is approximately £600,000.00 and which may increase to […]

Bay of Pigs: 50 Years on
Latin America United Kingdom

Bay of Pigs: 50 Years on

Half a century ago, on April 15th 1961 to be precise, the Cuban airports of Ciudad Libertad, Havana, San Antonio de los Banos and Antonio Maceo de Santiago de Cuba were bombed by US planes. Two days later Cuban dissidents trained by John F. Kennedy’s American forces staged an attempted […]