The LGBT legal organization Movilh launched the campaign that would eventually result in Chile's new legislation on same-sex marriage. Photo: Javier Ignacio Acuña Ditzel. Source: Flickr.
Of: Tilda Janbrink
On December 31, LGBTQ people cheered as the Chilean parliament, after a four-year process, finally voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage. Thus, Chile joined the now XNUMX countries where people of the same sex are allowed to marry each other.
December 16, 2021, Report
Of: Andrea Lundh
Cuba is in the country's worst humanitarian crisis since the 90s as a result of the corona pandemic. Restricted imports have led to food shortages in several parts of the country and a deteriorating relationship with neighboring the United States has created a complex situation for millions of people.
November 3, 2020, News
For almost 60 years, Cuba has attracted attention for sending medical brigades to crisis-stricken regions, such as the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 and the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in 2014. Photo: Julia Spaton Goppers
Of: Julia Spaton Goppers
Many may associate Cuba with charming cars from the fifties, Che Guevara, cigar production and Hemingway's depictions of the sea and nature. The list can be made long, but at present Cuba's exports of medical personnel to the rest of the world are probably the most noticed. Normally, more than 30 Cubans work in 000 different countries, but since the outbreak of the coronavirus, […]
May 27, 2020, Chronicle
Can a trade agreement with Cuba lead to a dialogue on democracy and human rights? Or is it the other way around? Photo: Mstyslav Chernov (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Of: Susanne Bartholdsson
For the second time this year, the government has submitted a proposal to the Riksdag to approve the new trade agreement between the EU and Cuba. The agreement is presented as a precondition for cooperation and dialogue with Cuba on democracy and human rights. But on the debate pages, opinions differ on the new trade agreement.
November 7, 2019, Current debate
Following last week's elections in Bolivia, President Evo Morales is accused of electoral fraud. Several liberal debaters are demanding that aid to the country be stopped. Photo: Sebastian Baryli, Flickr
Of: Sarah Hyde
During the week, several debaters have expressed concern about Sweden's cooperation with states that do not respect human rights and democracy. Swedish arms exports to Colombia, aid to Bolivia and trade agreements with Cuba. There are some issues that have been debated.
October 30, 2019, Current debate
Of: Henrik G Ehrenberg
The news that USAID has secretly given support to Cuban hip-hoppers could have been conveyed more thoughtfully by Ekot, Svergies Radio. An individual cultural effort for increased democracy may have the potential to giggle, but it is likely that the cultural worker who is prevented from having politically charged messages will hold back the giggle. It writes Henrik G Ehrenberg, KIC.
January 7, 2015, Debate