Nobel Prize: ‘We journalists are the line of defense between dictatorship and war’

Nobel Prize We journalists are the line of defense between

The last time a journalist won a Nobel Prize was in 1935. The journalist who won it, Carl von Ossietzky, revealed how Hitler was secretly rearming Germany. “And he could not receive it because he was languishing in a Nazi concentration camp,” says Maria Ressa through a video call from Manila. Almost a century later, … Read more

Bachelet deplores Nobel Prize sentence to four years in prison

Bachelet deplores Nobel Prize sentence to four years in prison

Aung San Suu Kyi, 76, was sentenced for inciting a protest, in this regard the UN commissioner said “It is not only an arbitrary denial of her freedom, but closes another door to political dialogue.” GENEVA – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, regretted on Monday the 6th the conviction and … Read more

Gabriela Mistral Nobel Prize will be celebrated in La Serena

Gabriela Mistral Nobel Prize will be celebrated in La Serena

Like every December 10, Chile and the world celebrate Gabriela Mistral’s Nobel Prize and for this 2021 the Regional Library and the Casa de las Palmeras, in conjunction with the Regional Government of Coquimbo and its unit Ruta Patrimonial Camino a Gabriela Mistral, have prepared an unmissable billboard to commemorate this important cultural event. The … Read more

Several Nobel laureates are optimistic about the solution to the climate crisis

1638812613 Several Nobel laureates are optimistic about the solution to the

NOBEL PRIZES Copenhagen, Dec 6 (EFE) .- Several winners of this year’s Nobel prizes in scientific disciplines were optimistic this Monday that humanity will be able to solve the climate crisis, which they consider the greatest current threat. “I am very happy that young people, who are the ones who define the future, have taken … Read more

AFP international agenda for the next 7 days

1638808907 AFP international agenda for the next 7 days

AFP international agenda for the next 7 days (+): Event added in the last 24 hours : Event updated in the last 24 hours TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2021 America; VALPARAÍSO (Chile) – The Chilean Congress votes definitively whether to approve or reject equal marriage. (PHOTOS) LOS ANGELES (United States) – Harvey Weinstein sexual assault trial … Read more

Nobel Prizes Awarded in Local Ceremonies Restricted by Pandemic

Nobel Prizes Awarded in Local Ceremonies Restricted by Pandemic

Winners of the 2021 Nobel prizes began receiving their awards Monday in scaled-down local ceremonies tailored for times of pandemic. For the second year in a row, COVID-19 has scuttled the traditional formal banquet in Stockholm attended by the winners of the chemistry, physics, medicine, literature and economics awards, which were announced in October. The … Read more

Nobel Peace Prize Suu Kyi sentenced to two years in prison in Burma

Nobel Peace Prize Suu Kyi sentenced to two years in

The sentence of the deposed former Burmese leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi it was reduced to two years, announced the head of the ruling military junta in Rangoon. (Read here: American journalist was saved from being sentenced in Burma) Suu Kyi, had been sentenced this Monday to four years in … Read more

Samanta Schweblin received a prestigious literary award from Vargas Llosa

Samanta Schweblin received a prestigious literary award from Vargas Llosa

The Peruvian Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa presents the IIla-Literature Prize 2021 to the Argentine Samanta Schweblin (Illa) The Argentine writer Samanta schweblin received the new IIla-Literature Prize 2021, which was awarded to him by the Nobel Prize Mario Vargas Llosa within the framework of the fair “Più libri più liberi” (More free books) … Read more

“Science is a beautiful story of human effort, sometimes without a clear purpose”

Science is a beautiful story of human effort sometimes without

It seems that science does not pay in Colombia. Spending on research and development barely reaches 0.2% of GDP, far from 2.4% of the OECD average. To top it off, in the General Budget the allocation to science fell 20%, a sign that many do not see it useful. But it does, as Laura Sprechmann, … Read more