Today we are on the cusp of total environmental disaster on our planet. Life in all its forms is deteriorating, and nothing is happening to change this despite a multitude of voices demonstrating for change. John Elvis Vera S.* Neither governments nor other responsible bodies are taking the […]
———————————————- Retaining walls are often an overlooked structural element in industrial projects, but they can provide a range of benefits that make them an invaluable asset. From resisting gravity loads to controlling flooding, retaining walls have various uses that can be utilised in any industrial project. Here are some of […]
Of the 29 countries in the world that sow genetically modified crops, 10 are to be found in Latin America, the region with almost half the cultivated area. The growing colonisation of local and native foods by the food industry is a significant threat to the Amazon’s indigenous territories. They appropriate their knowledge and products without these communities’ consent.
Violence motivated by hate speech towards vulnerable groups is rampant on social media, despite the rejection of many people. A quick glance at the Twitter timeline, for example, makes it easy to identify hate speech. Mario Múñoz Lozano Racism, xenophobia, sexism, rejection of the poor, neo-Nazi slogans multiply […]
Villa de Leyva is today a town full of people from the upper classes arriving from the capital and from other Colombian cities both within and outside the country, to enjoy the holidays, short getaways and weekends. The town is inhabited by wealthy owners of large mansions belonging to politicians, […]