Tag Archive for latin america solidarity

“We resist death, we want to live!” An appeal to US workers from Colombian rural workers

Colombia’s largest federation of rural workers’ unions calls for solidarity with Colombian workers and social movements in their struggle for a just and durable peace. Enemies of peace in Colombia are waging a campaign of violence against farming, indigenous, and Afro-Colombian communities, killing their leaders and displacing people from their homes. Call to International Solidarity…

The Guantanamo of Colombia: Pressure Mounts to Shut Down Notorious US-Funded Prison

Originally published in Upside Down World Written by John Ocampo Friday, 29 January 2016 14:29 SIGN THE PETITION TO CLOSE LA TRAMACÚA, COLOMBIA’S US FUNDED TORTURE PRISON! The campaign to shut down Colombia’s infamous Establecimiento Penitenciario y Carcelario de Alta y Mediana Seguridad de Valledupar “La Tramacua” prison, located in the country’s sweltering Caribbean region and…

Message from Hubert Ballesteros, Colombian unionist and political prisoner, to North American labor and solidarity activists

Originally published in Fight Back! News Versión en español The following message is a response to a series of questions posed to Hubert Ballesteros by James Jordan of the Alliance for Global Justice. Ballesteros was arrested while negotiating for the National Agrarian Strike of 2013 and charged with Rebellion. He was also serving on the…

Climate Change and War–Two Faces, One Beast

We need YOU to ACT! Please sign our petition to End US Military and Border Patrol Environmental Exemptions! Please share this with others. You can also click here to print out a hard copy for distribution at pulic events. United Nations negotiators will be meeting in Paris this December to work out a strategy to…

Bolivia: Complexity and Inspiration at the Roof of the World

Originally posted on the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ website By: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice I returned in mid-October from an eleven day delegation to Bolivia, led by Senior COHA Analyst William Camacaro of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle in New York City. I recognize that no one can parachute into a country they’ve…

70 Groups Endorse LASC Conference – Register NOW!

The American University Washington, DC – April 8-10, 2011 Sponsored by: Latin America Solidarity Coalition in Conjunction with School of the Americas Watch Days of Action April 4-11, 2011 Help Build a Stronger Movement to End US Militarism and the Militarization of Relations with Latin America Register Now and Save Money Workshop Proposals Due March…

Pre-Register Now for the Education & Strategy Conference on US Militarism

Washington, DC – April 8-10, 2011 Sponsored By: Latin America Solidarity Coalition Held in Conjunction with School of the Americas Watch Days of Action (April 4-11, 2011) Register now to attend an informative and exciting conference to build a larger movement to end US militarism and the militarization of US relations with Latin America and…