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Javier Sicilia – Mexico’s Voice for the Victims of Violence

Posted by in Human Rights, Mexico, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, World News & Events on 7th May, 2012 | No Comments

Procession on the Loyola campusJavier Sicilia, poet and activist continued his tour this week to Los Angeles, El Paso and Tucson to bring people and issues together to pave the way for peace with justice and dignity. As he boarded planes, sat in classrooms and stood in front of large audiences his message continued to be that there is real human suffering behind the statistics coming across the border between US and Mexico.

Help Mexico by Ending ‘War on Drugs’ and Easy Weapons Supply

Posted by in Featured, Mexico, World News & Events on 17th September, 2010 | No Comments

2012908739At its 200th year of independence, Mexico is in a pitched battle for law and order against powerful drug cartels. Guest columnist Ted Lewis argues the U.S. can help its neighbor by consideration of drug legalization to stem the demand and by clamping down on the easy supply of assault weapons.