Wednesday, 7 December 2011

News Round-up

Pass notes No 3,091: Pablo Neruda (Guardian)
For anyone not familiar with the Guardian's "Pass Notes" column, it takes a wry look at current issues in a question-and-answer format. This is a good one, though it overstates the importance of this latest call for Neruda's exhumation.

In pictures: Colombia protests (BBC)
Interesting images of the anti-FARC protests.

Peru women fight for justice over forced sterilisation (BBC)
I always welcome international attention on this important issue. This article contains one of the most vile quotes I have seen:
"You give birth like pigs or hamsters!"

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