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Child soldiers… a deadly game
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Child soldiers… a deadly game

More than 300,000 children worldwide are recruited and become victims of armed conflict.  Their innocence means that they are easy to manipulate and control.  They are treated as soldiers, spies, ammunition porters or as sexual objects. . Ramón Alabau . “The girls were also raped by Al Shabab.  One of […]

Bullying, an age-old custom
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Bullying, an age-old custom

Colombian reality has always been kidnapped by the media, and this plague has long since reincarnated itself in the form of soap operas, which show the lives of the country’s greatest criminals, and in more recent times have included the appearance of paramilitary drug traffickers. . Armando Orozco Tovar . […]

Militarization: safety versus democracy
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Militarization: safety versus democracy

Is the act of freely exercising human rights compatible with the presence of soldiers in the streets of Mexico? This is the question open for debate in London on the 22nd of February. . The statistics are overwhelming: crime is a major problem in Mexican society. According to the National […]

Seventh Avenue: our Appian way
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Seventh Avenue: our Appian way

These days you can walk down Seventh Avenue. That, which in recent times was an impassable place with multiple vendors of all kinds of disposable Chinese objects, and unhygenic foods. . Armando Orozco Tovar . Thieves of all natures, beggars: “inhabitants of the urban landscape”… They are the nomadic characters […]