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Urgent: Help Kidnapped Family of Slain Juarez Activist

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 10th February, 2011 | 2 Comments

ruben reyes y sobrinoDespite the peaceful rally in Juarez last week, violent repression has not ended and your direct help is again being urgently requested in the kidnapping cases of Malena Reyes, Elías Reyes and Luisa Ornelas Soto, Elias’ wife. Send a letter to the Mexican authorities to denounce the kidnapping and demand the immediate appearance of Malena, Elias Reyes and his wife, Luisa Ornelas Soto alive.
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Weekend in Juárez

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 31st January, 2011 | 2 Comments

justicia_en_juarezAs we pay fifty cents to walk across the bridge from El Paso Texas to Ciudad Juárez on Friday night the sunset is beautiful, but I am nervous and a little scared. We’ve driven 20 hours overnight from San Francisco to participate in a fast for peace and public commemoration of the massacre of 18 high school students planned for the weekend.
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Joining the Juárez Peace Fast

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, World News & Events on 28th January, 2011 | 1 Comment

juarezcandlesEarlier this week we sent you the announcement of a high profile public fast starting on Jan 29th — the first anniversary of a massacre of 18 teenagers in the Villas de Salvárcrar neighborhood of Juárez. On this day, there will also be a bi-national rally taking place on the border between El Paso and Juárez.
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Support for Juárez Peace Initiative

Posted by in Mexico, World News & Events on 24th January, 2011 | No Comments

juarezcandlesThis week, in a counterpoint to the unrelenting grim news coming out of Mexico and particularly from Ciudad Juárez, a new peace initiative was announced by civil society and religious organizations who are saying: No More Blood.
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