The world was built on ‘machismo’ when it was said that God was a man. A concept from which Bogota never escaped: a warped city until it became a metropolis without a beginning or end, of which the Spanish conquistador arbitrarily changed the name, from Bacatá to Bogotá.
Emigration is not just a question of adapting to life in a new country but also of having to deal with feelings of guilt, loneliness, homesickness, frustration and expectation.
Billions of people have poured their hope for the future into a new life in another country and continent. They emigrate following their dreams, in the hope of finding their place within a society different to their own.
Some people manage to overcome difficulties and come out stronger on the other side. Others do not manage to recover. Human responses to critical moments in life vary depending on our capacity to consider change as an opportunity to better oneself.
So far we have seen an increase in the demand for legal advisors, doubts and instability among workers and volunteers, and an increase in hate crimes against immigrants. In other words, Brexit has presented a challenge for migrant communities. Nahir de la Silva The result of the UK […]
In line with its policies on children’s rights and welfare, Venezuela is forging ahead with measures aimed at bolstering the protection afforded its children under the law. Jorge Hernández Álvarez Among developments recently undertaken by Venezuela, the 1st International Congress on the Return of Internationally Abducted Children […]