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News January 2012

Editorial – Reforming the system

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  In the past months, politicians and newspapers have trumpeted about the global financial crisis, the fall of the Euro, the need to recover markets. On the other side of the coin, people, especially the youth, have been protesting in many Western countries, camping out in symbolic centres like Zuccotti Park in New York and…

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DR Congo – Flawed democracy

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  The presidential and parliament elections which took place on the last 28 November in Congo, have been marred with massive fraud and violence. According to the Carter Centre, during the voting day, a 18 years old man was hit in the chest by a bullet when the police fired into a crowd of opposition…

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Trade – EU ultimatum

  “The EU Commission is using the heavy artillery” commented diplomats from the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) states. This reaction came after the announcement by the EU Trade Commissioner, Karel De Gucht, of his plan to put an end to the quota-free and duty-free preferential access to the EU market of 18 states by…

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Sudan – Stop the war

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  On November 10 an Antonov military aircraft coming from Sudan has entered the South Sudan air space for about 15 kilometres and bombed Yida, a place where Nuba people – mostly women, children and elders from the Southern Kordofan province of Sudan – had taken refuge to escape the ferocious repression in their homeland.…

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Advocacy

Feeding people during the Covid-19 emergency.

With the declaration of the health emergency in Ecuador, all activities and services taking care of poor people were suspended. The experience of Caritas’ dining…

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Baobab

The Herons and the Tortoise.

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful lake, near a big mountain. There lived many animals in the water and on the banks of the…

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Youth & Mission

Young People lead the protest against racism, discrimination and social…

More and more young people are joining protests around the world and are playing an increasingly important role to protest against racism, discrimination and social inequality. Is…

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