Monthly Archives: June 2011

Lovelife Distro presents poems by Cascadia Solidaria

Cascadian compa Jane Applesauce will be travelling North America this summer, playing music as Cowlick and carrying along a suitcase full of fine zines, comics and CDs as part of the brand-new Lovelife Distro. The tour is already on the … Continue reading

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Breaking news: First arrest for genocide in Guatemala

Via NISGUA: FIRST ARREST FOR GENOCIDE IN GUATEMALA Today, June 17th, General Héctor Mario López Fuentes was captured in Guatemala City, twenty-nine years after having initiated the execution of Plan Victoria 82, developed by the Army Chief of Staff and … Continue reading

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Primeras noticias: Captura de General López Fuentes por genocidio en Guatemala

PRIMERA CAPTURA POR GENOCIDIO EN GUATEMALA Hoy 17 de junio, a 29 años de haber iniciado la ejecución del Plan Victoria 82 elaborado por el Jefe del Estado Mayor del Ejército y el gobierno de facto de Efraín Ríos Montt, … Continue reading

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Por un México en Paz: Contingente Seattle

Visit NarcoNews for more information on Javier Sicilia and the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity. Via Contingente Seattle: Given the rising violence generated by the “War on Drugs” and the deep social rupture that exists in Mexico, the … Continue reading

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Testimony of Polochíc Valley evictions and killings: video and mapping resources

Last weekend I attended an event in Guatemala City where three Maya-Q’eqchi’ campesinos – rural workers – shared testimony of their experiences during and following the violent evictions of 12 Q’eqchi’ communities in the Polochíc Valley region of north-eastern Guatemala … Continue reading

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Amnesty Intl. Urgent Action: Indigenous farmer killed in land conflict

UA: 157/11 (Ver enlace para versión en español.) Index: AMR 34/005/2011 Guatemala Date: 1 June 2011 Date: 1 June 2011 URGENT ACTION INDIGENOUS FARMER KILLED OVER Land dispute On 21 May, Indigenous farmer , Oscar Reyes, was killed , and three other farm workers were injured, while tending … Continue reading

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