Month: January 2022


What is at stake in the global cyber arms race

In 2010, Iran’s uranium enrichment centrifuges were attacked and rendered useless through a computer virus that became known as Stuxnet . It was the first case in which a hacker attack, coordinated by nations (presumably the United States and Israel), hit a large military target in the “real world”. A worldwide race to create or … Read more


60-year-old man without terminal illness dies by euthanasia in Colombia

Driver spent the last hours of his life with wife and children at home| Photo: Reproduction/Twitter 08104219 Died this Friday night (7), in Cali, Colombia, the first person without a terminal illness authorized to perform euthanasia in the country. Victor Escobar Prado was 372 years old and suffered from heart problems, chronic lung disease, diabetes, … Read more


European court rejects case against bakery that refused to bake cake with statement in support of gay marriage

Cake ordered by the author of the action should have an image of characters from the children’s program “Vila Sesame” and the message “Support gay marriage”| Photo: Facebook/QueerSpace 2022The European Court of Human Rights denied this week an appeal filed against bakery owners in Northern Ireland who refused to bake a cake with a message … Read more


Colombia criticizes Celac's “opportunistic silences” on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

Meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States is being held in Buenos Aires| Photo: EFE/Juan Ignacio Roncoroni The Vice Minister of Colombia’s Multilateral Affairs, María Carmelina Londoño, criticized this Friday (7) the “opportunistic silences” of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) on human rights violations in “three countries” that … Read more