Río Cedro on the shores of time
From near and far Rio Cedro can be seen in many ways. It seems a place without time, where the same events of this morning could have happened hundred years ago.
Childhood in Malawi
2008 Malawi. The birth rate is very high in Malawi, 44/1000, while infant mortality exceeds the 100/1000. Children have little time to dream. Many soon become head of the family leaving their children prematurely. UNAIDS reports indicate that nearly one million children in Malawi live with the disease, that more than 700,000 have lost one parent or both to AIDS.Despite the small size of Malawi, is located between the countries of the world with the highest rate of child malnutrition, a disease associated with lack of crops that provide food security to the population.The lack of drinking water causes many diseases including cholera and diarrhoea, but when it rains are rampant diseases related to water including malaria, which kills more than one million people a year worldwide, 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa, is the cause of one fifth of infant mortality. 2008 Malawi.
Masais: between tradition and modernity.
Kenya, September, 2006
Kenya is one of the main tourist destinations in Africa. The affluence of tourists, eager to find lions, elephants and giraffes, has become one of the main economic engines of the country. For this reason, the Government has created laws that directly affect the native communities of the country, among them the well known `masai'.
The black wound
Galicia (Spain), 2002
On November 13th 2002, a tanker from St.Petersburg named Prestige loaded with 77,000 tons of fuel oil was one of the hundreds of ships that crossed the Portuguese and Spanish coasts via the Gibraltar route to within a distance of approximately 27 miles from Spanish territory.