In addition to suffering the ravages of the Covid 19 pandemic, Colombia has also been suffering an even worse virus, state violence.
Our photo of the day: “Santa Ana Military Hospital, Toulon, France”, was taken by Xavier Anaise (France). Camera: Canon Eos 7D
Our photo of the day: “Springtime! Atlantida, Uruguay”, was taken by Barry Edmiston (USA/Uruguay). Camera: Panasonic DMC-SZ7
With their false claim of revolutionary dedication and self-denial, they intend to defend the nation.
In my opinion, the next four months of 2019 will be key in determining Venezuela’s future. While everyone is trying to get by as best they can, the government is selling, giving or handing over the natural resources the country still has in exchange for its debts.
This is a small sample of the serious environmental impact generated by industrial processes at the hands of the big capitals of the world and allowed by the neoliberal governments of the right and the left, in their eagerness to super exploit the natural wealth of our continent.
Katia was my best friend in Venezuela. She was at least 20 years younger than me, but she wasn’t one of those “kids” you waste time with if you sit and talk to her… well… sometimes yeah, but it’s nice to feel like you’re “losing time” sometimes too.
A truck appears and we climb in as we can, some hand offered from above, where some twenty sweaty bodies are piled up. “At 300 to Barquisimeto”, the collector vociferates…
We were recently without electricity twice, in 5-day stints. Now, we are experiencing an irregular and insufficient rationing of power, uncertainty growing every day.
On December 6th, Cuba’s self-employed workers woke up to news that could mark many of their personal and professional lives in the future: several of the 20 legal provisions that refined the Self-Employment Law, which came into effect on December 7th, had been modified by the Council of Ministers.