Tag Archives: Colombia

World in View: Honduran youth flee

From the September-October 2014 issue of News & Letters: The exodus of Central American youth without papers entering the U.S. has complex roots within Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, and in the U.S.’s long history of exploitative, militaristic relations with these countries. Read … Continue reading

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Praxis en América Latina No. 11

revista Praxis en América Latina – teoría/practica
No. 11 mayo 2014 Continue reading

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Latin America in continuous struggle

Resistance by Indigenous groups in Colombia; Indigenous Guatemalans resist Canadian mining company; teachers in Mexico protest “educational reform” law Continue reading

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Afro-Colombian communities under the gun in Buenaventura

The Afro-Colombian Human Rights Defenders Project denounces the killing of a youth and the violent presence of armed men in the Puente de los Nayeros neighborhood in Buenaventura causing the internal displacement of at least 100 persons. Continue reading

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Colombia murders

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View by Gerry Emmett Colombia murders Demetrio López Cardenas, 33 years old and a father of three, a community leader in La Caucana, was murdered Feb. 23. He was … Continue reading

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New Publication: Raya Dunayevskaya’s “Trilogy of Revolution” in Spanish

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: New Publication: Raya Dunayevskaya’s “Trilogy of Revolution” in Spanish, all in one volume Una Trilogía de Revolución Marxismo y Libertad: Desde 1776 hasta nuestros días Filosofía y Revolución: De Hegel a … Continue reading

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Afro-Colombian Women: Defeating invisibility

From the new January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View Defeating invisibility by Gerry Emmett In the remarkable documentary film, La Toma (2012), Afro-Colombian woman activist Francia Marquez Mina is threatened by government forces and forced to … Continue reading

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