Ayotzinapa: 100 Days of Rage, Sorrow and Struggle in Guerrero

January 15, 2015 Andalusia Knoll 0

Since the forced disappearance in Iguala, Guerrero, of 43 Normalista students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers College on September 26, 2014, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand that the students be returned alive and also to denounce political corruption and the “Narco-Government.” The Southern state of Guerrero has been the epicenter of these protests and a wide range of actions including citizen searches, takeovers of tollbooths, a statewide caravan and the burning of government buildings.


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El Salvador: Archbishop Romero Declared Martyr

January 14, 2015 ANSA 0

Source: ASNA The congregation that oversees canonization for the Catholic Church declared on Friday that Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was killed “in odium fidei”, a necessary requirement for beatification as a martyr, said Avvenire, the […]

Ecuador: Defending the CONAIE beyond Its House

January 14, 2015 Manuela Lavinas Picq 0

The government of President Rafael Correa achieved what seemed impossible since the late 1990s: it reunited Ecuador’s Indigenous movements. Yet, this was not likely the intended goal of evicting the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) from its headquarters.


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