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Claudia

23 January 2024, el Espectador I should have written this column on 1 January… sorry for the delay, but today’s Pazaporte is about Claudia López, former mayor of Bogotá. I met Claudia shortly before the elections, one informal evening, at…

They Didn’t Just Call for Peace: They Demonstrated It

Historic Assembly of Proven Peace-Creating Technologies of Consciousness Hyderabad, India (15 January 2024): In the largest assembly ever held of experts in consciousness-based technologies for world peace, more than 10,000 meditators gathered for the first two weeks of 2024 at Kanha…

Reason does not hate

Once upon a time, there was a country where prosecutors were respected and respectable people, and to become attorney general you had to have legal soundness, ethical strength and a résumé (not due to who knows what dreadful things) that…

People and Peace 2024 Conference: speech by Claire Daly

The hybrid conference “People and Peace 2024” takes place from 13 to 15 January in Celen, Sweden. Here is the address by the Irish MEP, Claire Daly, a member of the GUE/NGL. Hi, everyone. It’s great to address People and…

A real new year

9 January 2024, El Espectador It will be a real new year when the world announces that the dictators have gone back to their caves, that hunger has been satiated, and that there are no more rivers silvered by mercury,…

Turkish diplomacy ready to organise peace talks between Ukraine and Russia

Today Turkish President Erdogan announced to the press that his country is ready to mediate the peace talks needed to resolve the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. The statement issued by the Turkish presidency says that Zelensky and Erdogan have…

Ten thousand people meditating for world peace

At this moment ten thousand experts from over 100 countries around the world are gathering in India to meditate for world peace using peace-building awareness techniques. Organised by the Global Union of Scientists for Peace, experts trained in meditation techniques…

PMPI Urges Ceasefire in Gaza, Backs International Call for Peace and Humanitarian Aid

With the start of the new year, violence is escalating and getting worse, with reports that more than 200 Palestinians have been killed since January 1, 2023. This war has taken the lives of more than 22,000 people, mainly women and…

Peace in all lands: community of Sant’Egidio remembers victims of all wars

Today, Jan. 1, on the occasion of the 57th World Day of Peace, expressing its support for Pope Francis’ message “Artificial Intelligence and Peace,” the Community of Sant’Egidio invited people to start the new year by remembering all the lands…

PUMA withdraws its sponsorship of Israeli football

BDS achieved a major victory: PUMA was forced to drop its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association. The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding part of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement,…

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