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Peru. The Asheninka. Mijado, the Time for Sharing.

By the word mijado this indigenous people, living in the…

01 May 2022, Culture May 2022

Mexico. Saint Joseph ‘the Worker’.

‘Labour Day’, is celebrated on the first of May along…

01 May 2022, Churches May 2022

Bolivia. Socavon, Life is a Joyful Dance.

The pilgrimage to the shrine of the Virgin of Socavon,…

01 May 2022, Culture May 2022

Colombia. Afro Centre. A Place of Sharing.

In Tumaco, Colombia, a decade ago, the Afro Youth Centre…

01 Apr 2022, Churches April 2022

Mexico. Towards a New Phase of Militarization.

Three years after the establishment of the Guardia Nacional, created…

01 Apr 2022, News April 2022

Mexico. The Monarch Butterfly.

When we talk about the monarch butterfly, we touch on…

01 Apr 2022, Culture April 2022

Peru. The Maloca, a Large Communal House.

Maloca means communal house, it represents the unity of the…

01 Mar 2022, Culture March 2022

Guatemala. Devotion to Saint Simón.

He never existed, yet his faithful are many. Saint Simón…

01 Mar 2022, Culture March 2022

Latin America 2022. The Coming Back of the Left.

After the victory of the left in Honduras and Chile,…

01 Feb 2022, News February 2022

Brazil. The Tree of the Land of the Free People.

To be a people and to make theology with the…

01 Jan 2022, Churches January 2022

Bolivia. Chakana, the Andean cosmic bridge.

Andean Chakana is the symbol of the principle of relations…

01 Jan 2022, Culture January 2022

Andean Spirituality. The Song of the Rivers.

Water is sacred in Andean culture. It is both life…

01 Jan 2022, Churches January 2022

Bolivia. Under the spell of the rich mountain.

They toil in dark and poorly secured tunnels - always…

01 Dec 2021, Churches December 2021

Mexico. Tortillas, God’s food.

Mexican people and other cultures have been a corn-based diet…

01 Dec 2021, Culture December 2021

Mexico. A Price on his Head.

The daily life of a Mexican priest, threatened with death…

01 Dec 2021, Churches December 2021

Ecuador. Bishop Eugenio Arellano: "I tried to give concrete answers…

After leading for twenty-six years the Apostolic Vicariate of Esmeraldas,…

01 Nov 2021, Churches November 2021

Brazil. Protection against Coronavirus in the Rainforest.

The Coronavirus pandemic has hit Brazil's indigenous people even harder…

01 Nov 2021, Churches November 2021

Colombia. The Ticuna ritual called 'Pelazón'.

The Ticuna indigenous ethnic group is one of the most…

01 Nov 2021, Culture November 2021

Jamaica. The roots of reggae.

The mention of Jamaica immediately reminds us of reggae music…

01 Oct 2021, Culture October 2021

Mexico. Welcome to Tijuana.

The religious institutes have created a support network for the…

01 Oct 2021, Churches October 2021

Trinidad and Tobago. Between Prosperity and Islamic Extremism.

Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, Trinidad…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

Bolivia. The textiles of the Andes.

The textiles of the Andean Valley stand out not only…

01 Oct 2021, Culture October 2021

A flourishing economy.

The discoveries of large deposits of oil and gas between…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

Islamist danger.

As well as the high crime rate and the phenomenon…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

A multi-ethnic country.

Due to its varied history, Trinidad and Tobago represents one…

01 Oct 2021, Dossier October 2021

Honduras. The Pech people. “We belong to the earth and…

The indigenous Pech people (one of the original peoples of…

01 Sep 2021, Culture September 2021

Colombia. Distant peace.

Despite the peace accord signed in Havana, Colombia is still…

01 Sep 2021, News September 2021

Peru. Against human trafficking during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Every two hours a woman disappears due to gender violence…

01 Sep 2021, Churches September 2021

Colombia. Dreaming of a land free of the drugs trade.

It may be a small and insignificant place but Tumaco,…

01 Sep 2021, Churches September 2021

Bolivia. Apthapi, a time for sharing.

Among the indigenous peoples of the Andes, every detail of…

01 Sep 2021, Culture September 2021

Brazil. Rio de Janeiro clutching at straws.

The pandemic is raging with fury in Rio de Janeiro,…

01 Sep 2021, News September 2021

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

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