South America

31.03.2010

Lula plans Iran visit to prevent a repeat of Iraq war

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said he planned to visit Iran next month in order to prevent a "mistake" like the one that led to the invasion of Iraq. "I am going there because I do not want the mistake that was made in Iraq to be repeated in Iran," he said, in comments that the state news agency ABR reproduced. »

19.03.2010

World Cup can boost fight against racism, says UN human rights chief.

"The forthcoming Football World Cup in South Africa provides an opportunity both to take a fresh look at the issue of racism in sport, and to enhance sport’s tremendous potential to undermine racism, xenophobia and similar forms of intolerance in wider society", declared Navi Pillay, High Commissioner for Human Rights. »

04.03.2010

Life in the square after the earthquake

Interesting relationships are developing among the residents of different Chilean cities and neighbourhoods only days after the earthquake that left many families unable to return to their homes. Squares have been turned into camping sites where people can cook together, take a bath and lead a community life that did not exist before. »

04.03.2010

Unprecedented initiative begins at the world’s Parks of Study and Reflection

On March 6, mass gatherings were held at the world’s Parks of Study and Reflection. This unprecedented new initiative hopes to contribute to the evolution of the human process. Twenty parks located in America, Europe, Asia and Africa have become the sacred places where thousands of people gathered to begin their practices for accessing the Profound. »

21.02.2010

The Malvinas again

Journalist Luis Ammann points out that 2010 may be the tensest year in Argentine-British relations since the 1982 war and the Argentine government must demonstrate the temper necessary to place its actions in a non-violent framework. Recently, the United Kingdom unilaterally authorized the search for petroleum in the islands' undersea platform. »

16.02.2010

Humanist Party launches campaign for ‘Direct election of judges and commissioners’

Base teams of the Buenos Aires Humanist Party are setting in motion a mass dissemination campaign in favour of ‘Direct election of judges and commissioners’. The humanists assert that the only way to have judges and commissioners who are concerned with meting out justice and ensuring compliance with the law to the benefit of the people, is with the mechanisms of Real Democracy. »

09.02.2010

The Government of Bolivia calls a World Conference on Climate Change

This Monday the Bolivian foreign secretary invited representatives from all of the world’s countries and governments to the Climate Change Summit to be held in Cochabamba from April 20 to 22. It is hoped that 11,000 people will take part to encourage the proposal of substantive measures “aimed at improving the well-being of all humankind in harmony with nature”. »

31.01.2010

Haiti’s sins

Not even Simón Bolívar, as brave as he was known to be, had the courage to sign diplomatic recognition of the country of African descendants. Bolívar was able to re-launch his struggle for American independence, when Spain had already defeated him, thanks to Haiti's support. The government of Haiti had supported him with the sole condition that Bolivar free the slaves. »

30.01.2010

Victoria Manno: Bringing Peace to the heights

Victoria Manno is an actor, journalist and pentathlete, among many other interests. Since 2000, she has started the year by performing a challenge for Peace in one of the 6 continents. She joined the organisation World without Wars and began by climbing mount Aconcagua, carrying the World March for Peace and Non Violence flag to the highest point in the Western World. »

28.01.2010

Bolivia will soon have its own Park for Study and Reflection

Montecillo Park for Study and Reflection, which will be located in the surroundings of Cochabamba, will be an addition to other such parks that are located in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the United States, Brazil, and countries in Europe and Asia. It will be a new place to help ‘unveil that which is Sacred’ in human beings and to promote non-violence and non-discrimination. »

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