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Honduras cracks down on police corruption

Corruption and organised crime have swept like a plague through Mexico and Central America, threatening to bring governments to their knees. There has been little hope of improvement in the region, and the atmosphere has been one of impunity and … Continue reading

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The Leaderless Revolution

Former British diplomat Carne Ross has attracted a great deal of attention over his latest book, The Leaderless Revolution. Last night he spoke at the LSE, at an event which was so popular that they had to open an overflow … Continue reading

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Carlos Saura: “Cría cuervos” (Raise Ravens)

Carlos Saura’s 1975 masterpiece “Cría cuervos” (Raise Ravens) has been enjoying a well deserved revival at the BFI. Set in Madrid at the time of Franco’s death, the film tells the story of a family from the perspective of the … Continue reading

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