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.
It is now six years since the current economic crisis first hit Spain, and a cloud of uncertainty was cast over the country. This sense of unease felt by the Spanish people is not just the consequence of the devastating daily grind of the crisis itself. Rather, it stems from […]
In 2009, Colombia lost more than half of its possible income from raw materials to large European transnational companies due to an unsustainable mining policy that also affects indigenous towns and the environment. . Benjamin Serra . The mining industry and the extraction of resources, like hydrocarbons, have been […]
I can never forget the sound of the bombing when the sky and the earth melted into a grey and hurtful mass… I remember roaring herds of German tanks advancing on our battery… the ardent and smoking barrels of the mortars… Armando Orozco Tovar There is a […]
A conference to be held in Chingford on May 16th will discuss the strict migratory policies adopted by Cameron’s government, which pose a barrier to the free movement of citizens. . According to British PM David Cameron, a tightening of the UK’s migratory policies intends to prevent foreigners from “taking […]