Tag: violation

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 […]

‘Invisible women’
Migrants Multiculture

‘Invisible women’

This documentary, being aired on the 30th of January, shows Latin American women’s place within the immigrant community in London, and the problems they face, including violence. . Violence against women is an important and pressing social problem. In 1993 the United Nations  ratified the Declaration on the Elimination of […]

The truth about the drug war
Culture Globe Latin America Screen

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 […]