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La Celda, a podcast that believes in second chances in Colombia | news today

“The Cell”, a podcast about second chances Photo: The Spectator Women after defending their rights in prison, people unjustly convicted and actors in the conflict who today seek peace will be the protagonists of the second season of “The Cell: voices of freedom”a podcast created by The viewer and the Internal Action Foundation. The sound project was born during the…
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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…
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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…
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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 days. In the history of mankind, only one monarch has lived longer: Louis XIV of France, who lived for 72 years and 110 days.
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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…
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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 customary for political strategists that the candidate who feels like a winner decides to flee from those spaces that are so…
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Twenty-five years of lies against the empathy of dignified death

The 25 years of the right to a dignified death in Colombia show a history of cruelty against patients who have sought the procedure. / Reference image: The Spectator Photo: The Spectator Twenty-five years since the Constitutional Court consolidated the right to euthanasia show that the arguments of their opponents are false and seek to make fear prevail over empathy. On May 20, 1997, Colombia…
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