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The truth about the drug war
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The truth about the drug war

“Cocaine Unwrapped” is a documentary that addresses the issue of drugs from a different perspective, by presenting an in depth look at one of society’s apparently unassailable and never ending problems. _ Javier Duque The film is captivating because the film makers decided to discuss the problem, not from a […]

The Latino David and his Goliath
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The Latino David and his Goliath

The Seven Sisters Market, known as Pueblito Paisa continues its struggle to keep this meeting point for the Latin American community alive in London. _ Miriam Valero Upon exiting the Seven Sisters tube station, finding the Pueblito Paisa is complicated. However, if the visitor pays attention, s/he will see a […]

Portobello Market, no explanation necessary
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Portobello Market, no explanation necessary

Known by many people thanks to the film “Notting Hill”, with Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts, this market- probably, the most famous in the whole of London- has more than enough reasons to stand out by itself. Text: Javier Duque Photos: Peter Barbe Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, […]

Brixton: with its own colour
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Brixton: with its own colour

  This neighbourhood in the south of the capital with a population, according to the British Council, of some 64,000 people, of which 24% are African or Caribbean, has undergone changes that have transformed it into a fashionable area.   _____________________________ Javier Duque _____________________________ “They say that it’s a dangerous […]