Opinion

Mental disorders are everyone's business

Mental health problems can not be in the dark and shame, as if they were a sign of weakness and not diseases that are suffered like any other. / Reference photography: Pixabay. Photo: Pixabay In 2021, Colombia registered the highest number of deaths by suicide in its history, 2,962 cases. In the first half of this year, 1,564 suicides have already been recorded and, if the trend continues, in…
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La Mojana does not resist more of the same in response

The question should not be how to prevent more floods —which seem inevitable—, but how to prevent human tragedies and adapt to the territory. / Photography by Arcesio Paredes. Photo: Arcesio Paredes La Mojana celebrated a year under water. On August 26, 2021, a…
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Elizabeth II dies, does the monarchy survive?

Although Elizabeth II carried out a modernization of the monarchy, the last years of the British royal family have been of crisis. / Reference photo: AFP Photo: AFP – AFP Agency Queen Elizabeth II has died after occupying the British throne for 70 years and 214…
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The invasions have no justification

A negotiation is urgent, as well as the speeding up of the land restitution and agrarian reform processes, but the ways in fact cannot be tolerated. / Photograph courtesy of the Government of Valle del Cauca. Photo: Valle del Cauca Government Of course, what we are seeing in Cauca and in other regions of the country are invasions of land that is private property. We must say it emphatically…
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It's time to ban conversion therapies

Discrimination is still alive and taking lives day by day. Congress must take action urgently./ Reference photo: Luis Eduardo Noriega A. (EFE) Photo: Luis Eduardo Noriega A. At the time of the debate on prohibiting conversion therapies, the Congress of the Republic…
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Not having candidate debates undermines democracy

It is strange that a person who dreams of being president of the Republic flees to the spaces of deliberation. The strategy is understood, but it is a mockery of democracy / Reference image: AFP Photo: YURI CORTEZ JUAN BARRETO Discussions will be needed. It has become…
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Amber Heard was not the perfect victim and now she pays for it

The verdict in the case of Johnny Depp against Amber Heard is a terrible precedent for victims of sexual violence. / Photography: Evelyn Hockstein (EFE/EPA). Photo: EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL The jury’s decision in the case of Johnny Depp against his ex-partner, Amber Heard, ended a grotesque spectacle that captured the world’s attention and set a terrible precedent on several levels.
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The dignity of life must be defined by those who live it

The Court’s decision gives a correct answer: it is up to each person to make the decision of how much to bear the pain and at what moment to end his life. / Reference photography: Getty Images. Colombia is in the midst of a deep, necessary and delicate conversation about what dignity means. Thanks to the rulings of the Constitutional Court, which first expanded the right to euthanasia…
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