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New destinations and new immigrants
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New destinations and new immigrants

The economic crisis has changed current migratory trends. A conference in Oxford, from the 24th to the 26th September, will analyse the evolution of this population group. . According to data from the UN, there are 215 immigrants in the world. This figure has increased compared to the figures from […]

Violence against women in Bolivia
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Violence against women in Bolivia

In recent years there have been 442,056 complaints of violence against women registered in this country and less than 20% of these cases go to court.     Francisco Castanon   “I have loved you all my life”. These were the words of a lover standing at the grave of […]

Colombian mining, a fruitless business
Economy Globe Latin America

Colombian mining, a fruitless business

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 […]