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News February 2017

2017. A year of presidential elections in Latin America.

Presidential elections will be held in Ecuador, Chile and Honduras. Results will shed more light on the future of the region. The 2017 electoral calendar also includes the parliamentary elections in Argentina, the jurisdictional ones in Bolivia, and the polls to be held in four Mexican States. In 2018 the entire Latin America political situation…

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North Africa/Europe. Intelligence collaboration

As jihadist terrorism escalates in Europe, the collaboration between Moroccan and Algerian intelligence services and those of the old continent has intensified. Security in several European countries during New Year’s celebrations was strengthened by mixed teams of Moroccan and European counter-terrorism specialists. The anti terrorism collaboration initiated by the King of Morocco Mohammed VI with…

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India/Pakistan. Troubled waters.

Kashmir, a region disputed by two nuclear powers: India and Pakistan. The territorial war has turned into a conflict not only for the land but also over water resources. The Indian Kashmir is experiencing one of the highest levels of exposure to violence of the last twenty years. For months, popular demonstrations for independence from…

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Advocacy

Rely on one own strength first.

We are in Pikine, a Dakar suburb, Senegal. Father Armel Duteil, is the one telling the story. He is an 80-year-old Spiritan missionary. French by…

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Baobab

The Water-Buffalo and the Tiger.

Once there lived a hard-working farmer in a small village who had a water-buffalo. Every day, with his plough on his shoulder, he led his water-buffalo…

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Youth & Mission

Nine Challenges Facing Young People in Syria.

For over nine years, violence and displacement have devastated opportunities for youth across the country. Here are nine of the most pressing challenges facing young people…

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