Photo Chronicle of Mexico’s Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity

On June 4, poet Javier Sicilia and farmer Julian LeBaron led a 500-person caravan through some of the most dangerous places in Mexico, and which one major Mexican magazine referred to as the country’s “route of blood.” The caravan ended on June 10 in Ciudad Juarez, which Sicilia dubbed Mexico’s “epicenter of pain” because just over one-fifth of the country’s homicides occurred in that city in 2010.


People’s Tribunal against the Criminalization of Protest in Ecuador

June 28, 2011 Sofía Jarrín 0

During three days in the city of Cuenca, Ecuador, hundreds of representatives from several Latin American countries gathered to share experiences and strategies during the Continental Conference in Defense of Water and Mother Earth. The event took place between June 17 and 23, and was organized as an act of resistance against development projects that threaten this vital resource, Yakumama, our mother water.


The Different Logics within the Honduran Resistance: An Interview with Bertha Cáceres

On June 18, 2011, during a two-day assembly of the Espacio Refundacional (Refoundational Space) current of the Frente Nacional de la Resistencia Popular (National Front of Popular Resistance, FNRP), we caught up with with Bertha Cáceres, General Coordinator of Consejo Cívico de Organizaciones Populares y Indígenas de Honduras (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH).


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