Category Archives: Life

For those who have not lived to see justice

Today more than ever I dedicate this poem to those who have not lived to see justice. For full updates on the Guatemala genocide trial and to support survivors and human rights defenders, connect with the Network in Solidarity with the … Continue reading

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Chapín black humor meets the Guatemala genocide trial

Today I found myself absorbed in the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala’s  coverage of the country’s historic first trial for genocide, which opened today. See NISGUA’s Twitter feed for an archive of live updates, and NISGUA’s blog … Continue reading

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January 31st 2013, Cascadia Solidaria presents “Guatemala: Neoliberal Militarism & Social Movement Resistance”

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Indigenous mobilizations in the new B’ak’tun

“Oxlajuj B’ak’tun is the time to strengthen ancestral wisdom and the practice and never-ending search for balance; it’s a moment in which we must transcend, raise the consciousness of human beings and recognize ourselves as such in order to reach … Continue reading

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The Garifuna People Defend Their Land in the Area of Future Model Cities

Originally posted on Honduras Accompaniment Project:
From August 27 to 30, PROAH accompanied OFRANEH (Fraternal Black Organization of Honduras) during its campaign in Vallecito (in the Department of Colón) in which OFRANEH demanded formal recognition of the boundaries of their…

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May 1st: Resistance is fertile!

The riots When the riots come the old Chilean poets will come out to the street to see what’s going on When the riots come anguish will rent a room in a hard-luck hotel and will lie there until it … Continue reading

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Posdata: Truth as transgression

Extract from the Guatemalan “Military Diary,” a military intelligence register of detained individuals, most of whom were disappeared.  The code “-300-” is interpreted to mean that the individual depicted was executed. P.D. The most disturbing scene recounted in Bolaño’s Estrella distante … Continue reading

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