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Like to 'Have A Go' at Firefighting?

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service is encouraging women and other under-represented parts of the community to ‘have a go’ at being a firefighter, ahead of a wholetime recruitment campaign next month. 266 more words


What went wrong in Colombia’s new drug policy

When Colombia’s government and FARC guerrillas negotiated a deal to end the hemisphere’s longest armed conflict, they also took an unprecedented step toward a more productive and reasonable drug policy. 1,220 more words


Police kill indigenous journalist in southwest Colombia

Colombia’s anti-riot police (ESMAD) on Sunday killed an indigenous journalist engaged in a protest over land ownership in the southwest of the country. 255 more words


The New Disparity Report for Ethnic Minorities is out Today - Will we learn anything new?

A report released by the UK government has shown the extent of racial discrimination in the country. The study came as hate crimes and racism against minorities are rising as the Far right are gaining more ground. 584 more words


'There is no peace here': Colombia's ethnic communities search for promised peace

Dozens of international human rights organizations published an open letter to President Juan Manuel Santos Tuesday, calling on Colombia’s leader to deliver peace to Afrodescendant and indigenous communities. 674 more words


Tribal Music Asia – An online source for traditional music, ceremonies, and culture of the ethnic groups of Southeast Asia

Created by American researcher, documentarian, and musician Victoria Vorreiter for over a decade, Tribal Music Asia is the home of the Resonance Project, a dynamic multi-media archive that aspires to record and preserve the traditional musical heritage of the indigenous peoples living in the mountains of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and China, who have depended for millennia on “the mother tongue method” to transmit their ancestral knowledge, history, and beliefs. 455 more words


Star Trek Discovery Review

Last night saw the action packed two episode release of the long awaited Star Trek Discovery series by CBS. We saw it up here in Canada back to back on Space. 1,316 more words