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Yearly Archives: 2016

Cervantes 400th Anniversary of his Death Don Quixote & Sancho Panza

Don Quixote is the idealist defined by his visionary zeal. Don Quixote saw things no one else did and made his dreams into reality. Sancho Panza is the sobre realist and pragamatist. The two sides of the Spanish national character, […]

Guatemala Peace Accord @ 20 Peace, Peace, They Say, When There Is No Peace

“They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace,’ they say, when there is no peace.” Jeremiah 6:14 The Guatemala Peace Accord was signed on December 29, 1996, bringing to an end decades of […]

Native American Victories Panhe, Standing Rock, Bears Ears, Gold Butte

The Acjachemen people with the diverse United Coalition to Protect Panhe helped save the Sacred Site of Panhe and San Onofre State Beach in 2008, relying on civil rights and environmental justice laws. The proposed toll road was finally laid […]

The City Project in Chile Solidarity & Resistance

Latinos care disproportionately about climate, environmental, and health justice, in part because of connections with their nations of origin. Solidarity and resistance / solidaridad y resistencia The City Project in Patagonia   […]

Patagonia Rainbow & Children’s Books about Social Justice & Human Rights Give a Gift of Peace

Patagonia Rainbox 2016 click to enlarge Teaching the basics of human rights and social justice with stories and examples can set the foundation for a lifelong commitment to social responsibility and global citizenship. Below is a sample of children’s books […]

Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos Santiago Chile US

Museum of Memory and Human Rights Santiago Chile Un acto de reparación, un lugar para la memoria y los derechos humanos. An act of reparation, a place of memory and human rights. Lessons for the US. Solidarity and resistance / […]

Vicaría de la Solidaridad Chile . . . US

La Vicaría de la Solidaridad “tenía como misión prestar asistencia legal y social a las víctimas de las gravísimas violaciones a los derechos humanos que se produjeron a raíz del Golpe Militar del 11 de Septiembre” de 1973. The mission […]

Solidarity & Resistance / Solidaridad y Resistencia Chile Wakes Up . . . US

“Chile Despierta” Museum of Solidarity and Resistance, Santiago, Chile. Click to enlarge the image. Solidarity and resistance / Solidaridad y Resistencia Our Man in Santiago, Dec. 19, 2016 […]

Solidarity & Resistance / Solidaridad y Resistencia Chile US

The people of Chile and democratic institutions survived through resistance and solidarity after the democratically elected government of Chilean President Salvador Allende was overthrown by the US CIA backed right wing Augusto Pinochet on 9/11/1973. The Pinochet military dictatorship killed, […]

Pablo Neruda You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.

“Podrán cortar todas las flores, pero no podrán detener la primavera.” Solidarity and resistance / Solidaridad y Resistencia Our Man in Santiago, Dec. 12, 2016 […]