Yes, we Cannes!

If you asked most people about the front-runners in movie making for the last 50 years, I very much doubt that they would mention Colombia. However, the recent Cannes film festivals have helped to highlight the progress being made in this country regarding movies. The usual suspects from USA and Europe were represented strongly in various categories, but were followed closely by Colombia in terms of nominations. Countries like England, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Iran and India had fewer films nominated for awards. It was compared by one Colombian director as “similar to having three teams in the Champions League Final”.

8 Truths you need to know about Cancer

The statistics are staggering: 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. This means that cancer will very likely affect each and every one of us at some point in our lives

Travel ban means no escape for 22 Venezuelan journalists

Twenty-two media directors are prohibited from leaving Venezuela and have to show up to court every week, following a lawsuit by National Assembly President Diosdado Cabello against national dailies El Nacional and Tal Cual and the news website La Patilla. Cabello claims these outlets have caused “grave harm” to his “reputation and honor.”

An anxious role model

Chile needs change, but this should build on its strengths. FOR the past quarter of a century Chile has stood out from its Latin American neighbours, enjoying political stability and faster economic growth.

Organic Gardening: It’s Easier Than You Think

The practice of organic gardening may seem intimidating and complex but it is not as difficult or expensive as you may think. While it is a different approach to gardening, it simply means finding new sources for your supplies and learning how to use them.

When it's time to clock out on technology

A 24/7, Internet-connected reality can feel like running in place, forever busy without accomplishing anything. A blur of personal and professional. But there's a movement to embrace at least one real day off for your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.