In the Memory and Solidarity with the victims Day, within the framework of the peace dialogue between the national government and the FARC in La Habana, the Educational authorities of Bogotá called together the educational communities to express themselves. The response was massive: 250.733 letters of...

When I visited the Historic Memory Center in Bogotá I saw an exhibition that impressed me. The exhibition was about murdered bodies thrown at the Magdalena River by actors of the arm conflict. Although it deals with death and murders that are always grisly issues,...

In Colombia, Alianza Por la Solidaridad conducts projects in the areas “livelihood protection”, “infrastructure” and “social”. The team working in the area “social” explains that regarding their work “the principle necessities of the villages in which we work are the strengthening of the interventions of...

"To define what we mean by communication is equal to say in what kind of society we want to live," said the Uruguayan expert in communication, Mario Kaplun. Communication comes from the Latin word "communis", meaning "to share". If there is no interaction and dialogue, there...

Colombians do not only celebrate one day of love, like many countries do on Valentine’s day, but a whole months of love and friendship, ending the third Saturday in September with the day of love and friendships (Día de Amor y Amistad). As the 14th...

Right to Habitat Every first Monday of October each year the World Habitat Day is celebrated thanks to the United Nations recognition almost three decades ago. According to the optimistic estimation carried out by the UN-Habitat at the beginning of this century, people living (or surviving) in...

THE ART OF THE DENOUNCING: THE GRAFFITI Graffiti is a way of communication that uses the city as a stage and through which citizenship exercises their freedom of speech by publicly but anonymously denounces something, usually acting under a nickname. Graffiti is a critical image of...