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Childhood in Malawi

Malawi, 2008

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.


Muslim minority in Spain

Talayuela, Almendralejo, Spain, 2007

Talayuela and Almendralejo are characterized by an economy dependent on the cultivation of tobacco and its host to large numbers of immigrants, especially Moroccan. 93% of the inmigrants in Spain are Moroccan citizens, followed in minor proportion by Ecuadorians, Algerians, Senegalese, Portuguese, and other.


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.


Jewish minority in Morocco

Morocco (Casablanca and Tetouan) 2007

The history of Jews in Morocco is neither linear nor simple, is the product of a cultural blend. Judaism in this country has been characterized by what the Jewish-Moroccan historian Haim Zafrani liked to call a "double loyalty" toward Moroccan society and to the entire Jewish world. Because the Moroccan Jews have made a real cultural exchange with the large Muslim community with which they have lived well in spite of religious differences, with alternating periods of tolerance for others of rejection and persecution that have spread over two thousand years.


Christians Minorities in Turkey

Estambul (Turkey), 2007

Turkey 2007. The old Constantinople silently welcomes new generations of Christians. Istanbul is in the shadow of its minority Greek and Armenian orthodox communities.


"El Rocio"

El Rocío, Huelva, Spain

The largest religious pilgrimage of the old continent.

The Rocío Pilgrimage is a manifestation of popular Catholic piety with over 600 years of history. It is held the weekend of Pentecost Sunday, following the Christian calendar.Declared of International Tourist Interest since 1980, manages to gather each year to nearly 2 million people in a small village west of Andalusia (Spain), on the edge of the Doñana National Park.

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"El Rocío" La peregrinación religiosa más grande del viejo continente.

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