The scourge of the world: West’s cultural supremacism

Hundreds of wars and armed conflicts take place every day, in different parts of the global geography, both to maintain the status and modus vivendi of the great urban centres of the West and to exterminate populations that are dispensable for the economic dynamics of modern capitalism. And yet, the drama that is constructed as…

Mexican Police rescue 107 Central American migrants near “The Wall”

During various operations, 107 Central American migrants were rescued in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, state authorities reported.  According to a preliminary report from the National Migration Institute, there are 51 Guatemalans, 9 from El Salvador and 47 from Honduras. Of these 107 people, 72 were released by Tamaulipas authorities and the rest by federal institutions.  The first operation,…

Quelle est la différence entre Yalitza et Marichuy ?

Il y a près de dix ans, dans une émission de télévision péruvienne, des chefs d’orchestre ont ironisé sur la présence de l’actrice Magaly Solier au Festival de Cannes : ” Elle y vend des pulls et des chuños. Avant de jouer dans des films comme Madeinusa et La Teta Asustada, l’actrice et chanteuse n’avait…

Elecciones en México: Espejismo barroco

Martirio di Santa Giustina, Paolo Veronese (1575). La contienda electoral en México ha tomado un matiz distinto al que solemos imaginar cuando pensamos en la idea que tenemos de una “Elección presidencial”. La corrupción, el crimen y la violencia cotidiana nos han hecho desconfiar incluso hasta del propio proceso. No obstante, supongamos que es realmente…