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Latin America

Ecuador. The Shuar. The people of the sacred waterfalls.

The Shuar are an Amazonian indigenous people whose culture, life,…

01 Jul 2021, Culture July 2021

Strategic control.

The discovery of oil, together with its geographical position, has…

01 Jun 2021, Dossier June 2021

Guyana. An Unknown Country.

The recent discoveries of oil have brought Guyana to the…

01 Jun 2021, Dossier June 2021

A New Constitutional Charter.

In 1966, Guyana became independent of its mother country and…

01 Jun 2021, Dossier June 2021

The Latin American Church in Assembly. The challenge of ‘Synodality’.

In Mexico City, from 21 to 28 November, the first…

01 Jun 2021, Churches June 2021

Colombia. San Basilio de Palenque. A place of resistance and…

Four hundred years ago, a group of black slaves fled…

01 Jun 2021, Culture June 2021

Oil Exploration.

Economically, with a per capita GNP of around $5,000, Guyana…

01 Jun 2021, Dossier June 2021

Mexico. Weaving culture.

Within the priceless cultural heritage that is preserved among the…

01 May 2021, Culture May 2021

Colombia. Bishop receives death threats.

For months he travels in an armoured car and an…

01 May 2021, Churches May 2021

Venezuela. The Indios Warao: the 'Boat People'.

The Warao indigenous people inhabit the states of Bolívar, Monagas,…

01 Apr 2021, Culture April 2021

Brazil. Capoeira, the dance of the resistance.

A martial art that combines dance, self-defence and music, with…

01 Apr 2021, Culture April 2021

Mexico. Taxco. An inspiring Holy Week.

Holy Week in Taxco involves one of the most moving…

01 Mar 2021, Churches March 2021

Nicaragua. Electoral fraud is announced.

Those opposed to the regime of President Daniel Ortega have…

01 Feb 2021, News February 2021

Colombia. The impact of Covid-19 on Afro spirituality.

The coronavirus pandemic is changing how people live and relate…

01 Jan 2021, Churches January 2021

Latin America. 2021. Elections in the shadow of Covid-19.

Crisis in the economy, public health and the environment. Six…

01 Jan 2021, Dossier January 2021

Bolivia. Water: source of life in the Andean Pacha.

The Andean peoples preserve their ancient wisdoms with great care…

01 Jan 2021, Culture January 2021

Nicaragua. Street Children’s Circus.

They are at the traffic lights, juggling their torches and…

01 Nov 2020, News November 2020

Qhapaq Ñan. Symbol of integration.

The Qhapaq Ñan is an extraordinary set of roads constructed…

01 Oct 2020, Culture October 2020

The American Continent. Curative multifunctional masks.

The masks of the Americas, despite the differences in styles…

01 Sep 2020, Culture September 2020

Brazil. Close to the people.

Brazil is the country struck hardest by Covid 19. Combonian…

01 Aug 2020, Churches August 2020

Mexico. Arms that speak of peace.

A visual Mexican artist collects arms used during violent times…

01 Aug 2020, Culture August 2020

Colombia. An Uneasy Peace.

Since the ratification of the historic Peace Accord between the…

01 Jul 2020, News July 2020

Mexico. Pre-Hispanic city of Uxmal.

The ancient pre-Hispanic city of Uxmal and its three surrounding…

01 Jun 2020, Culture June 2020

Brazil. The Magic and Colour of Movement.

A school of dance for the blind, the only one…

01 Mar 2020, Culture March 2020

Brazil. Frevo, infectious joy.

If the samba is the sound of Rio de Janeiro,…

01 Feb 2020, Culture February 2020

Guatemala. The native flavour of boj.

Boj, which originates from the northern region of Alta Verapaz,…

01 Jan 2020, Culture January 2020

Mexico. Calakmul, the Lost City.

Its name means "The Place of Adjacent Mounds." This site…

01 Jan 2020, Culture January 2020

Mexico. Being a priest in Acapulco.

Once the Pearl of the Pacific, it is now a…

01 Jan 2020, Churches January 2020

Mexico.The Circus as a Life Project.

In the Nahuatl language, spoken in the central region of…

01 Dec 2019, Culture December 2019

The Mafias.The Sea routes for drugs.

The drug-mafias have become experts in organization and logistical planning…

01 Dec 2019, News December 2019

Amazonia. “Fear does not apply to us”

In a small town near the heart of the Brazilian…

01 Oct 2019, Churches October 2019

Nicaragua. Journey into myths and legend in the land of…

Every town and city has its own tales, myths, and…

01 Oct 2019, Culture October 2019

Towards the Synod. 'Amazonising the Church'.

The defense of the environment and its peoples. New ministries…

01 Oct 2019, Dossier October 2019

Drug Trafficking.

The maras are characterized by their particular ritualism, their violent…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

Between Maras and Pandilla

The phenomenon of organized crime is one of the plagues…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

El Salvador. A Country In Transition.

El Salvador is one of the smallest countries in size…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

A New President.

In the general elections last February, Nayb Bukele established himself…

01 Aug 2019, Dossier August 2019

Mexico. "Until dignity becomes the custom".

The Miguel Agustín Pro Juarez Human Rights Centre (Centro ProDH),founded…

01 Jul 2019, Churches July 2019

The Church in the Amazon. A new way of being…

Bishop Emeritus of Xingu, Erwin Krautler, traces the history of…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Brazil. Horizons of hope.

A place where children find understanding and dignity. Comboni Missionary…

01 Jun 2019, Churches June 2019

Mons. Angelelli. “The Romero of Argentina”.

On last 27 April, in La Rioja, Bishop Angelelli, together…

01 May 2019, Churches May 2019

Brazil. Prisons Without Walls.

In Brazil, where prisons are places of violence and the…

01 Apr 2019, Churches April 2019

Peru. The Courage To Change.

The Church must accompany the indigenous peoples defending their culture.…

01 Mar 2019, Churches March 2019

The New 'Doctrine Of National Security'.

The cancellation of the effective reforms imposed during the decade…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

Guatemala. A country, Under Threat.

The country has always been at the centre of tensions…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

An Ancient Country.

It was the Maya who, long ago, inhabited those territories…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

Justice For The Indigenous People.

In December 2006, thanks to the support of the international…

01 Mar 2019, Dossier March 2019

Mexico. Poblano Chili here we come.

When most people think of Mexican food, the first thing…

01 Feb 2019, Culture February 2019

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