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Drinking water in Cartagena: What are the candidates proposing?

In the face of mayoral elections across the country, we reviewed the proposals related to water issues for each candidate running for the position of mayor of Cartagena. Currently, there are 12 candidates for mayor.  No proposal: Five of the fourteen candidates do not present any government program. They are Germán Viana, Minerva Romero, Rosmery Torres, …

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The Roads of the Water

These are different stories Columbians and their relationship to water. They were counted during the Literary Editing workshop held by La Feria del Libro de Barranquilla LIBRAQ. More than 15 people participated, including one of our co-founders. First Story: Children’s Game. Estefanía fits her three dolls on the floor and sits them against the gallows that …

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The Zenu Community in Gambote, an Example of Resistance.

Zenú Indians refuse to be forgotten. They have survived colonialism, armed conflict, and intense winters. Today they have joined the technology with solar panels to continue adapting and resisting. How to get there? If you are a walking citizen, you must take a bus to the transport terminal of the city of Cartagena; you will …

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Nine Maps to Understand the Drinking Water Situation of the Caribbean Coast.

The water scarcity that exists in La Guajira Columbiana is well known. Years ago, news of several children killed by lack of water caught so much attention from the media that different campaigns were being carried out to this department by citizens from different parts of the country. But how is access to safe drinking …

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Broadening Our Thinking: Team Recommendations, Part 5

Today we wanted to fill our fortnightly recommendations with a variety of topics. In this edition we bring you a podcast to investigate in the “war on drugs” speech, a women’s health entrepreneurship in India, a short documentary on the privatization of water in the Montes de María, a coVID-19 care recruitment report in Cartagena …

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