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A Bright Candle in the Darkness

Posted by in Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 7th November, 2012 | No Comments

Peace Caravan candlesIn mid-August 2012 the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity – led by the mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers of Mexicans murdered and disappeared during the drug war – began its sojourn across the United States. Global Exchange Human Rights Program Director Ted Lewis reports back on what happened and what’s next.
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A Bi-lingual Breakdown of Caravan for Peace Slogans

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 28th August, 2012 | 3 Comments

Caravan chanters3Global Exchange Caravan for Peace intern Chelsea Brown translates some of the popular Spanish chants heard along the Caravan for Peace route and the history behind their meaning.
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Austin is Hot for the Peace Caravan!

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 27th August, 2012 | 1 Comment

An American mother whose son recently disappeared in Mexico is comforted by a Mexican mother on the Caravan in Austin.Global Exchange Director of Organizing Kirsten Moller has joined the Caravan for Peace with Justice in Austin, TX. Kirsten shares some of her first experiences with us:
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Deep in the Heart of Texas – Who’s in the RV?

Posted by in Human Rights, Mexico on 23rd August, 2012 | 4 Comments

Javier-Sicilia-on-Caravan-fGlobal Exchange Executive Director, Carleen Pickard continues to blog from the road as she travels with the Caravan for Peace through the (very hot) state of Texas.
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Deep in the Heart of Texas – the Caravan for Peace in El Paso

Posted by in Featured, Mexico on 22nd August, 2012 | 2 Comments

Welcoming the Caravan to El Paso!Global Exchange Executive Director Carleen Pickard joined the Caravan for Peace in El Paso, TX. She shares her first 24 hours, including a moving vigil honoring the victims of the War on Drugs.
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Find Out What Route the Mexico Caravan for Peace is Taking

Posted by in Featured, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 11th July, 2012 | 2 Comments

caravanpostcard_frontThis summer’s Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity is coming up quickly. Find out who’s going, what route they’re taking, and how YOU can get involved.
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Javier Sicilia Receives Honor from California State Senate

Posted by in Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 16th May, 2012 | No Comments

Javier Sicila and Mexico Program Director Ted Lewis in front of the CA state capital.To close out his Spring visit to the United States, Javier Sicilia traveled to Sacramento to meet with California Governor Jerry Brown, and State Senators Leland Yee and Kevin de Leon. Javier Sicilia’s work in Mexico to bring awareness about the drug war was recognized in a State Resolution. Watch the video of Javier addressing the State Senate.
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Javier Sicilia Talks about the End the Drug War Caravan on Democracy Now!

Posted by in Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 10th May, 2012 | No Comments

Javier_DN!For the past six weeks, Javier Sicilia has been touring the U.S. to lay the ground work for an historic End the Drug War Peace Caravan this summer to be led by Mexico’s Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD). Just this morning, Javier appeared on Democracy Now! to talk about the national emergency […]
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Javier Sicilia – A Voice for Mexico’s Victims

Posted by in Mexico, World News & Events on 24th April, 2012 | No Comments

Javier Sicilia with Juan Mora, from DePaul University in ChicagoCarrying the voices of victims of the drug war related violence to the United States, Poet and Activist Javier Sicilia is widening the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity’s profile and building support for a US Peace Caravan this summer.
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Key Peace Activist Murdered; Family Now in Danger

Posted by in Mexico, World News & Events on 5th December, 2011 | 3 Comments

Don Nepo turns away after talking with Felipe Calderon during a meeting on Oct 14th . Flanking the President are his wife, Margarita Zavala and the late Secretary of Gobernacion, José Francisco Blake Mora who died in a helicopter crash on November 11, 2011. photo:  Pepe RiveraNepomuceno Moreno Núñez, an activist of the Movement for Peace with Justice and Dignity (MPJD) was gunned down on November 28th while driving in Hermosillo, Sonora in northwestern Mexico.
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