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News November 2016

Yemen. The forgotten war

While The World’s Attention is on Syria, The United States is being drawn into another war in Yemen. How far will it go? The conflict has so far left 7,000 dead, thousands more wounded and displaced some three million people. The Republic of Yemen, located on the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, is one…

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Claw backs on democracy across East and Central Africa.

A wind of democratic claw backs on democratic gains is blowing across East and Central Africa. Presidents are in the process or have already changed constitutions in order to cling to power for life. Some do it without shedding blood, others kill using the army and police. The presidents of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni; Congo-Brazzaville, Sassou…

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Colombia. A leap into uncertainty.

The victory of the ‘No’ vote leaves Colombia in limbo. The country has no Plan B after voters rejected the peace deal with FARC rebels. On what basis can the deal be revised? A new unimaginable scenario. Two weeks before the referendum, the national and foreign press (300 journalists) were called to cover the conference…

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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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