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Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s moving speech at the United Nations

It may not have been the best speech, because the topics he addressed were limited, but it is the one that brought tears to many people’s eyes. The whole speech was very emotional, courageous and beautiful. Of course, because of…

Environment and democracy in the eye of the storm

Hurricane season and election season have converged in the United States. The prospect of catastrophic and irreversible climate change and the possible decline of democracy in the world are very real scenarios. The fate of these essential pillars of our…

Advances of the far-right and the social-democratic responsibility not assumed

The voices of the European Union, which have been imposing a model of society for decades, are today warning about the growth of far-right parties, as in Italy, Sweden, Spain, Poland and Orbán’s Hungary, and say that the phenomenon has…

The 18th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea

The 18th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates will be held for three days from 12 to 14 December in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province, house of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. The Summit will be composed of diverse activities including panel discussions, forums, Nobel consultations, youth…

Chris Hedges Is Right: The Greatest Evil Is War

Chris Hedges’ latest book, The Greatest Evil Is War, is a terrific title and even better text. It doesn’t actually argue a case for war being a greater evil than other evils, but it sure does present evidence that war…

Peru: Film on St. Martin de Porres is released

“Apariciones” is the title of the new film by Peruvian independent filmmaker Mario Pozzi-Escot, whose narrative revolves around the figure of St. Martin de Porres confronted with a chaotic and decadent Lima, where, in order to survive, every man must…

Peru’s presidents and corruption 1995-2022 (I)

Peru is perhaps the only country in the world in which more than five former presidents have been or are immersed in criminal proceedings for various crimes. The cases of Francisco Morales Bermúdez (sentenced to life imprisonment and deceased in…

Launching of the 3rd World March for Peace and Nonviolence in Costa Rica

As we had stated in Madrid, at the end of the 2nd WM, that today 2/10/2022 we would announce the place for the beginning/end of the 3rd WM. Several countries such as Nepal, Canada and Costa Rica had informally expressed…

Human chain in Berlin – Women, Life and Freedom! Jin, Jiyan, Azadî!

2 October “International Day of Nonviolence”. In Berlin, voices are raised to demand an end to violence against women in Iran and around the world. The calls were: “Jin, Jiyan, Azadî, what means Woman, Life, Freedom”. A call to the…

Human development workshops in Buenos Aires prisons

This September saw the end of the second cycle of workshops on human development in the context of confinement, which has been given by a team of humanists in the prisons of the province of Buenos Aires. During the last…

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