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Colombia’s Government Wants a Country of Snitches

by Moira Birss – Colombia – The other day I was translating at a meeting between a U.S-based NGO director and a Colombian human rights lawyer. […]

Colombia, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Latin America, Military, Politics & Democracy

Defending Human Rights in Colombia is a Deadly Job

by Moira Birss – Colombia – “I would be lying if I said I wasn’t afraid,” Jorge tells me. “Your right to freedom disappears – you […]

Activism, Colombia, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Politics & Democracy, Social Justice, Terrorism

Colombia’s War: “He’s giving our country away”

by Moira Birss – Colombia – The sparse media coverage of Colombia tends only to give vague descriptions of a violent country with a thriving drug […]

Business & Economy, Colombia, Displacement, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Latin America, Military, Politics & Democracy, War & Conflict

Colombia’s Church and Civil Society Rally European Support for Ongoing Crisis

by Glory Mushinge – UK – In much of the world, life for an eight year old is considered just started, but in Colombia, girls that […]

Americas, Children's Rights, Colombia, Displacement, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, War & Conflict

The Women of Brukman: Revolutionary Spirit in the Wake of Argentina’s Economic Meltdown

by Jessica Mosby – USA – – March 8th – Today we celebrate International Women’s Day with our sisters and mothers, aunts and grandmothers, cousins and […]

Argentina, Arts & Culture, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Labor Issues, Latin America, Politics & Democracy, Strikes & Boycotts, Women's Empowerment

Two Women in South America Are Presidents: Is This a Trend?

by Louise Belfrage News Editor, The WIP – Argentina – There were no people celebrating in the streets of Buenos Aires when Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner […]

Argentina, Chile, Feature Articles, Latin America, Politics & Democracy, South America, The WIP Editorial

Argentina’s Elections: Another First Lady Has an Excellent Chance of Becoming President on Her Own Merits

by Vera von Kreutzbruck – Germany/Argentina – Unless there is a dramatic and highly improbable last-minute shift in the voter polls, the 28th of October will […]

Argentina, Elections, Feature Articles, Latin America, Politics & Democracy, Women in Leadership

Argentina Teachers Strike Leads to Death

by Louise Belfrage News Editor, The WIP – Argentina – Buenos Aires, April 10th – On April 4th, Argentine public school teachers in the provincial capital […]

Argentina, Feature Articles, Latin America, Police Brutality, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning, Uprisings

Something Fundamental

by Louise Belfrage News Editor, The WIP – Argentina – One day, while I was sitting in a shoebox of an apartment in Once, Buenos Aires’ […]

Argentina, Feature Articles, The WIP Editorial