El Cero

short stories



Feeling a bit reflective… These photos were taken in 2005. The lady’s name is Rose, a Ugandan, who had come to the United Kingdom to seek humanitarian protection. Tony Blair’s New Labour government decided she was lying, and after allowing her to become homeless they deported her. I lost contact, however, the last I heard Rose had died at the Ugandan border while trying to cross into Kenya.

I’m feeling reflective, but I’m also starting to consider if there are any links in the economic processes that led to the upsurge in political / economical refugees to Europe, and the ugly violence witnessed in Mexico, and other parts of Latin America. Is the economic backdrop to these issues related?


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