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Latin America’s oldest cinema festival
Latin America Screen

Latin America’s oldest cinema festival

The International Cinema Festival of Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia (FICCI – in its Spanish initials), having recently reached its 50th anniversary last March 26th, is getting ready for its 51st edition, which will be celebrated between the 24th of February and the 3rd of March next year. The festival […]

Haiti and the role of women in its reconstruction
Latin America

Haiti and the role of women in its reconstruction

On the 8th of March this year, which coincided with “Día Internacional de la Mujer” (International Women’s Day), 3000 Haitian women started a campaign demanding the return of Jean – Bertrand Aristide, exiled in South Africa since 2004. According to this group of women, bringing back the ex-president could help […]

Jobless Party in Wales
United Kingdom

Jobless Party in Wales

In response to the highest levels of unemployment in the UK for decades the first ever unemployed disco is set to hit Cardiff on Tuesday December 21st. Coming from across the country a host of diverse DJs, live acoustic musicians and artist will be there to entertain. This event asks […]

Vigil for Gaza
Human Rights United Kingdom

Vigil for Gaza

This will be held on December 27th outside the Israel Embassy to mark the second anniversary of the start of Israel’s brutal Operation Cast lead.  The horrific and illegal siege on the Gaza strip killed over 1400 Palestinians and destroyed many educational, health and public institutions that form part of […]

The economy-crippling Christmas spirit
In Focus United Kingdom

The economy-crippling Christmas spirit

The season rolls around once more, and Britons all over the country are spending in their billions to welcome in the festive weeks. Presents, treats, decorations and tons of sterling are changing hands, for ‘tis the season. Britons are spending a lot – but what are they costing the country? […]