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Guatemala: The Forgotten Spirits of Rabinal PDF Print E-mail
Written by Thaddeus al Nakba   
Tuesday, 26 August 2008 09:28
ImageThe impunity enjoyed by war criminals is one of the main obstacles to justice in Guatemala. Like other indigenous communities in Guatemala, Rabinal is the current home to powerful criminals of the past. Hundreds of massacre survivors remain quiet and most of those responsible for human rights abuses have stayed behind, confident that justice will never catch up to their crimes.
Colombia: Why They Kill the Awa PDF Print E-mail
Written by Association of Indigenous Councils of Northern Cauca (ACIN)   
Sunday, 22 February 2009 09:35
Image We write these lines overcome by tremendous pain and sadness. We write from the shared rage we feel towards this criminal act, apparently committed by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cauca, FARC, whom we condemn for these irreversible horrors and the shedding of innocent blood.
Latin America and the US: Social Movements Are the Engines of Change PDF Print E-mail
Written by Nikolas Kozloff   
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 17:16

"The past ten years in Latin America have seen a historic shift to the left in the halls of government power and the streets, so it makes sense that people in the US need to learn from these examples if we are to break out of the stranglehold of our stagnant political culture," Ben Dangl explains in this interview.

Amid Repression, Mobilizing Against the Coup Continues in Honduras PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dawn Paley   
Tuesday, 15 December 2009 04:41
ImageTEGUCIGALPA-Hundreds of Hondurans marched in the capital city on Friday, demanding the return of elected President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales, who was deposed in a coup d'état on June 28.The hundreds of people who marched in Tegucigalpa showed no fear in the face of deadly repercussions. "Since June 28 we've been in the streets," said Dionisia Diez, who at 76 years is known as the grandmother of the resistance movement. "We're mobilizing for the restitution of our president."
Photo Essay: The "Caravan for Land and Territory" in Mexico PDF Print E-mail
Written by Clayton Conn   
Monday, 06 August 2012 15:14

This past week a caravan of more than 200 Ch’ol Mayan indigenous from the Mexican State of Chiapas arrived in Mexico City to demand that the nation’s Supreme Court recognize their right to their communal lands (ejido), which are being denied by Chiapan state authorities. The “Caravan for Land and Territory” arrived to the nations capital on August 1 with a dignified, combative yet peaceful march from the city’s Monument of the Revolution to the main plaza where the Supreme Court is located.

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