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Wednesday, 09 September 2020 - No. 50
News & Interviews
Roser Goula is the project lead in the marketing department of the home swap community HomeExchange.
Roser Goula: "Home exchanges avoid mass tourism and contribute to the local economies"

The representative of HomeExchange, an international community of home swaps, considers there’s a shift in paradigm and that people are more inclined to travel locally.

This year, if fires continues at the same pace as last years, when fire records were set, it may be even worse.
Fires in the Amazon: no political will to fight the flames

During the first fifteen days of August there were about a thousand daily fires in the region, a higher figure than last year, when the problem first got out of control.

Òscar Camps, in a photogram of the film.
'Cartas mojadas': a documentary about the mission of Open Arms and the drama of migration in Europe

Paula Palacios, the film’s director, joins the NGO on a tough mission to tell a story about life and death on the deadliest migratory route on the planet.

The coup d état has had the support of part of the population of Bamako, but also other parts of the country.
Coup d'état in Mali: a predictable conflict in a country with a entrenched crisis

The continual demonstrations, led by the June 5 Movement, to protest for corruption and the situation in the country, drove the military to force the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.

Casaldàliga has fought during more than 50 years for the rights of landless peasants and indigenous peoples.
10 quotes to understand who Pere Casaldàliga was

We review the life and work of the Claretian religious, Catalan writer and poet, focused on defending the rights of disadvantaged people.

Emergency teams have been working non-stop looking for survivors.
How to help the victims of the Beirut explosions

Numerous organisations have been assisting the country in the aftermath of the tragedy that has struck Lebanon’s capital

Opinion
Julia Matildelina
Colombia: Why do they slaughter us?

Julia Matildelina speaks in name of Col·lectiu Maloka and the Observatori per l'Autonomia i els Drets dels Pobles Indígenes a Colòmbia, organizations linked to the Taula Catalana per la Pau i els Drets Humans a Colòmbia, about the situation in the South American country.

Is it work becoming a member of an association? Of course it is!

For associations to exist, you need onlookers who applaud and who will drop by once in a while, members who support the association from its grassroots, and activists who dedicate the best years of their lives.

Clara Asín
Say their names here too

The CIE are one of the most absurd and petty immigration control structures, where people are held in irregular situation, up to 60 days, for deporting them later.

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