Tag: Guatemala

Centuries of looting pre-Columbian treasures
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Centuries of looting pre-Columbian treasures

The Paris branch of the London auction house, Sotheby’s, recently received €10 million for the “legal sale” of a collection of pre-Columbian artefacts which, from an ethical point of view, are arguably the property of Latin America.   Juan Carlos Rivera Torres   Sotheby’s pressed ahead with the auction despite […]

Exporting Latin American happiness
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Exporting Latin American happiness

On 7th March University of Leicester will be hosting a conference entitled: “Well-being, Culture and Society: Cuban and UK Perspectives 2013”.   Mental health spans a wide range of activities connected directly or indirectly to mental well-being, defined by the WHO [World Health Organisation] as: “a state of complete physical, […]

The testimony of Miguel Sisay
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The testimony of Miguel Sisay

He was one of the survivors of the armed conflict (1960-1996), and his father and brother were among the 250.000 who were killed or went missing due to security forces during this bloody period, according to estimates by humanitarian groups.  . Randy Saborit Mora . Sisay comes from the town […]