World Water Day on March 22 reminds us of the 1 billion people on Earth who lack easy access to the water most of us take for granted. Global climate change is making that struggle worse, as we see in this report from the rugged region of southern Ethiopia, where drought is drying up wells, threatening an ancient way of life and fueling conflict.
On March 1st, 2008 the Colombian army incurred Ecuadorian territory (without Ecuador´s permission) to kill Raul Reyes, one of the head commanders of the FARC. As a result diplomatic relations were broken between Colombia, Venezuela, and Ecuador. Aiming to re-establish relations and to maintain peace in the Andean region, several signers joined in a series of concerts for peace.
Cesar López created the escopetarra, a guitar that is made from an AK-47, the most used rifle in the world. As he says, "If the weapon, which was designed to kill, if its use can be changed, then why can't humans change too?"
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