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The Mexican Western Grand Lodge (Gran Logia “Occidental Mexicana”) Cultural Week


About 80 people gathered on February 11th in the Temple of the Mexican Western Grand Lodge (Gran Logia “Occidental Mexicana”) to begin the cultural week for the 2013, and held the 101 years of the Masonic Association , which consists of several public activities to be undertaken during this week until February 18th.               Read More »

The dispute between Peru and Chile was presented at the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of Chile by Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno


On January 11, 2013, the Grand Lodge of Chile hosted a conference held by Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno. The Foreign Minister presented the Chilean position under discussion in the International Court in The Hague regarding the dispute between Chile and Peru about maritime borders. The conference was presided by Grand Master Luis Riveros Cornejo. Minister Moreno declared that Chile’s position has been strong and has remained unchanged. Alberto van Klaveren, former Deputy Foreign Minister of Chile (2006-2009) also participated in this meeting, , who gave a chronology of the case and answered questions from the audience.   Read More »

Marcos José da Silva is the new President of the Inter-American Masonic Confederation

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Marcos José da Silva, Grand Master General of  the Grand Orient of Brazil (Grande Oriente do Brazil – GOB) was elected President of the Inter-American Masonic Confederation, one of the the largest Masonic organizations in the Continent. Read More »

New book launch of Freemasonry


On September 2012, Mauricio Leyva presented his new book about “Masonry in the nineteenth century in Mexico“. At the conference were  presented representatives of various Mexican Masonic lodges. The author spend three years of exhaustive, full time research to complete his work. In ten chapters and 185 pages, Mauricio Leyva presents in his book the the events that shaped the nation’s life from the perspective of the Masons of that time.   Read More »

Argetinian poet Santiago Kovadloff was awarded by the Argentine Scottish Rite Council


The Argentine Scottish Rite Supreme Council awards Santiago Kovadloff with its Golden medal   Argentine Scottish Rite Supreme Council in Buenos Aires hosted a special ceremony, where Santiago Kovadloff was awarded the Golden Medal of the Supreme Council of Argentina In a ceremony presided by MWGM Angel Jorge Clavero, Kovadloff received the highest Masonic honor in recognition for his work as poet.   Santiago Kovadloff was born in Buenos Aires in 1942. The military dictatorship forced him to give up his university career. Today, he lives and works in Buenos Aires as a writer and lecturer in philosophy and literature. ... Read More »