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The Caravan to the South

Posted by in Mexico on 30th September, 2011 | 1 Comment

peace dove with boy jumpngLike the caravan that travelled through Mexico’s brutalized north to Ciudad Juarez last June, the caravan south was joined by hundreds of Mexicans determined to shine national attention on hidden sorrows and horrors caused both by long standing political repression in the south as well as the new national dynamics of criminal and state violence.
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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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Petition to Suspend Reckless US Support for Mexico’s Military

Posted by in Featured, Mexico, World News & Events on 28th October, 2010 | No Comments

anteca2Despite nearly 30,000 drug-related homicides, a huge increase in human rights violations by the armed forces and growing citizen opposition to the bloody “war on drugs,” the U.S. Congress is once again considering the allocation of U.S. public funds to Mexico to support the failed counter-narcotics policy. Please consider adding your name to a petition calling on the Obama Administration and the US Congress to suspend United States support for Mexico’s military.
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