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Why Bangladesh Had to Adjust Fuel Price Suddenly?

On 5th August 2022, the Bangladesh government re-adjusted the price of all fuels including petrol, diesel, and octane. The readjustment hiked the price of diesel and kerosene by 34 takas to 114 takas, petrol by 44 takas to 130 takas,…

“We will recover the sea, for the benefit of all Chilean men and women”, Tomás Hirsch

Yesterday the Chilean Chamber of Deputies approved the annulment of the Fisheries Law. It now passes to the Senate to complete its final legislative process. Votes in favour 117 and 20 abstentions. Hernán Cortés, President of the Consejo Nacional de…

Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 77 years of threat to life

Last Saturday 6th and today, Tuesday 9th August 2022, marks the 77th anniversary of the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Humanists around the world commemorate this sad and shameful page in the history of humanity,…

Petro and France, from magical realism and genocide to the Colombia of the possible

Gustavo Petro, an economist, former senator and ex-guerrilla of the April 19th Movement (M-19), and Francia Márquez, a black leader and environmentalist from a small rural town in Cauca, took office as president and vice-president of Colombia to promise that…

While Cuba Deals with Blazing Fire, the U.S. Watches and Waits

By now, the images of the oil explosion that erupted in the Cuban province of Matanzas on Friday, August 5 and continues blazing have become international news. When lightning struck an oil tank in Cuba’s largest oil storage facility, it…

Argentina: Students and teachers join forces to fight for public education

On Wednesday and Thursday, June 22nd and 23rd, teachers and students from Villa Fiorito’s Instituto Superior de Formación Docente (ISFD) N° 103 demonstrated in the streets to demand safety, among other benefits for the educational tasks of the institution they…

Building a Social Media Community for change–Creating awareness about “Brown Women’s Health”

Ameek Bindra is a recent graduate from the University of California, Berkeley with a passion for preventative medicine and culturally competent healthcare. With a background in Data Science and Human Biology, Ameek has worked at institutions like UCSF Innovation Ventures,…

The new government in Colombia has taken office, a great opportunity for peace

John Lennon’s famous song “Give peace a chance” has travelled the world since its recording in 1969, chanted by millions of voices as an anthem for peace. In Colombia, death would still thunder for decades, even after a Peace Accord…

Toronto proclaims August 6, 2022 as “Hiroshima & Nagasaki Day”

John Tory Mayor of Toronto, “Whereas today, we commemorate the tragedies that took place in Japan on August 6 and 9, 1945, when atomic bombs were dropped on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We pay tribute to those who…

The Nobodies of Francia Márquez

The seventh of August was a doubly historic day for Colombia because the first left-wing government took office, with Gustavo Petro at its head, and in the vice-presidency, the first Afro-Colombian feminist, left-wing, activist, lawyer and environmental rights defender, Francia…

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