Elmina is beautiful from a distance. (PHOTOS / Ahmed Velázquez).
Elmina is beautiful from a distance. (PHOTOS / Ahmed Velázquez).

Africa: Elmina’s polluted air

Elmina is a small fishing village in Ghana, sub-Saharan Africa, where one day a castle was built that evolved over three centuries. It was built by the Portuguese as a fort in 1482 to defend itself against the Spanish, when the gold trade dominated the expansionist ideas of Europeans in Africa. But as the slave trade evolved rapidly and gave great profits to the imperialists … Continue reading Africa: Elmina’s polluted air

Ramona visits a dozen elderly people daily to help them buy the products they need. (PHOTO / From the author)
Ramona visits a dozen elderly people daily to help them buy the products they need. (PHOTO / From the author)

Ramona Figueredo: with country sensitivity and humanism lessons

Las Tunas.- Ramona Figueredo Leyva is one of those women who is not afraid of adversity, grows up in difficult times and transforms her work as a teacher at the Ramón Tellez special school, in this city, with a member of the Popular Support Group to help vulnerable families. With 37 years of experience, this Physical Education teacher arrives at several dwellings of the Aurora … Continue reading Ramona Figueredo: with country sensitivity and humanism lessons

Millions of children like Elizabeth hurt Africa and the world. (PHOTOS / Ahmed Velázquez).
Millions of children like Elizabeth hurt Africa and the world. (PHOTOS / Ahmed Velázquez).

The pain of Africa … and of the world

Every day that tear of Elizabeth ventures on a journey that is already usual. In Accra, Wa, Nandom, Lawra, Nadwoli …, anywhere in Ghana, a country in sub-Saharan Africa, most children do not know their childhood. Most of them walk with their mothers in the markets, in the sale of objects to survive, in the hard work of the fields. Since they are only months … Continue reading The pain of Africa … and of the world

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