South America

09.12.2018

Latin America: Conference on the Protection of Civilians from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

Latin America: Conference on the Protection of Civilians from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

By Pamela Velásquez. On December 5 and 6, the Regional Conference on the Protection of Civilians from the Use of Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas was held in Santiago, Chile. It was attended by 23 Latin American and Caribbean States, representatives of governments and civil society, the United Nations and… »

06.12.2018

Face 2 Face with Pía Figueroa

Face 2 Face with Pía Figueroa

On this show we speak with Pía Figueroa, co-director of Pressenza news agency, about the political situation in South America and the growing antihumanist unrest. Pía gives her perspective on this moment and offers proposals for what humanists can do in front of the current situation. »

06.12.2018

Palestinians and Brazilians call for joint struggle against Israel-Bolsonaro alliance

Palestinians and Brazilians call for joint struggle against Israel-Bolsonaro alliance

We republish here the latest statement by BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) a Palestinian-led movement for freedom, justice and equality. While Brazil’s new president wants to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump moving the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem, and Rio de Janeiro’s new governor wants to buy Israeli waponized drones,… »

21.11.2018

The subtle field and political action

The subtle field and political action

Débora Nunes The results of the Brazilian elections led to relevant, in-depth analyses of the political history and the future of the country. But the question, “Why was rationality thrown to the wind exposing us to the direst consequences?” keeps dogging us without a clear answer. Analysing the influence of… »

06.11.2018

Bolsonaro gov’t threatens IP lands, life, environment

Bolsonaro gov’t threatens IP lands, life, environment

After Jair Bolsonaro secured the presidential seat in the Brazil elections last Sunday, global network of Indigenous Peoples (IP) organizations International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self-Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL) fears that the Bolsonaro government is a ‘threat’ to the lives and rights of IP in the country following the new… »

31.10.2018

Launch of the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence at the 2nd World Forum of Peace Cities in Madrid.

Launch of the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence at the 2nd World Forum of Peace Cities in Madrid.

On 7 November from 6pm to 8pm in the Auditorium of the Casa del Reloj at the Matadero Cultural Centre, the 2nd World March for Peace and Nonviolence will be launched. This action will start on October 2, 2019, International Day of Nonviolence and finish on March 8, 2020, International… »

30.10.2018

The Greatest Fraud in the History of Electoral Propaganda

The Greatest Fraud in the History of Electoral Propaganda

It is still too early to call Jair Bolsonaro president, because this election was the biggest farce in Brazilian history, starting with the mountain of irregularities in electoral propaganda, which has not yet been evaluated by the TSE (Superior Electoral Tribunal). The TSE has to explain to the Brazilian population… »

27.10.2018

VI International Symposium “Finding New Paths”: The new paradigms are already in action! (Day. 2)

VI International Symposium “Finding New Paths”: The new paradigms are already in action! (Day. 2)

On the second day of the VI International Symposium organized by the World Center for Humanist Studies (CEHUM), the event allowed the presentation of the world problem in the political, social, cultural and environmental aspects. Proposals for change were also developed, in which you are the main actor. In this… »

27.10.2018

VI WCHS International Symposium- Breaking New Ground (Day 1)

VI WCHS International Symposium- Breaking New Ground (Day 1)

In the Place of Memory (LUM), Lima, the VI International Symposium of the World Center for Humanist Studies – “Making New Ways”, organized by CEHUM-New Civilization (Peru), was inaugurated. The inauguration was given by Walter Chung, representative of CEHUM. The first panel was then presented by Magaly Robalino (Ecuador), doctor… »

25.10.2018

Brazil – Bolsonaro Towards a Military Dictatorship – Worse than 80 Years Ago

Brazil – Bolsonaro Towards a Military Dictatorship – Worse than 80 Years Ago

By Peter Koenig One week before the second round of voting in Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the extreme right-wing candidate from the Social Liberal Party (PSL), against Fernando Haddad from the Worker’s Party (PT), Lula’s Party, for Brazil’s Presidential run-off elections – Bolsonaro leads to polls by double digits, about 58… »

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