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Despite its multicultural image, Brazil fails to address racial inequality.
A documentary about María Jesús Sanhueza, one of the leaders of the 2006 secondary school student protests in Chile, known (for their school uniforms) as the Revolución Pinguina (Penguin Revolution). All over Chile, students occupied their schools, demanding free public education. Video: RealDaisyGirls. Published Dec 2012
Argentine film (1hr 35mins) directed by Hector Olivera. Showing events in September 1976, in La Plata, Argentina, when a number of secondary school students, most of them less than 18 years old, were kidnapped and murdered by security forces in one of the most notorious actions of the military dictatorship. Video: Aries Films, Argentina (in Spanish, with English subtitles) 1986....
The autonomous movement that spearheaded the Brazilian protests took direct inspiration from the horizontal model of Mexico’s Zapatista communities.

Amantani

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Helps bridge the gap between home and school for children living in Ccorca, a Quechua district in southern Peru
In an unprecedented political atmosphere, Costa Ricans will vote for a new president on February 4th. The country has become famous for its wonderful natural beauty – home to nearly 6 per cent of the world's biodiversity – and receives approximately 3 million tourists every year. So it may surprise many visitors that a candidate who promises to open the...
The South American nation reached the goal after following the programme "Yes I Can" designed by Cuba.
Sulay Pino is waiting for us at the main entrance to the San Javier metro station wearing a bright green t-shirt that reads ‘Stairway Storytellers’, the name of the project she founded along with her friend and co-worker Stiven Álvarez. https://vimeo.com/260256060 We are booked to go on the popular ‘free graffiti walking tour’ of the Comuna 13 neighbourhood in Medellín which...
CLAUK is a coalition of Latin American organisations campaigning for official recognition of their community as an ethnic minority, for better access to health services and labour rights.

Stories from El Salvador

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A photography exhibition and a theatre play bring the problems of reconciliation and healing in a divided society like El Salvador to London audiences.

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