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Peace March with Fernando Suarez del Solar This Saturday in Watsonville
by Watsonville Brown Berets (brownberets [at] msn.com)
Sunday Mar 19th, 2006 5:08 PM
March will pass through the central coast
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March For Peace!
March for Migrant Rights!
From Watsonville to Salinas
With Fernando Suarez and Pablo Parades

March 25 starting in Watsonville 10am
We will meet at the
Saint Patrick’s Church Parking Lot
721 Main Street

OBJECTIVE: A 241 mile march that aims at ensuring that the Latino voice of opposition to the War is heard loud and clear across the Americas.

WHAT/ WHEN: Fernando Suarez del Solar, Pablo Paredes, Camilo Mejia and Aidan Delgado will lead a coalition of the willing across this 241 mile quest for peace starting in Tijuana, Mexico, going through Marine Corps Depot Camp Pendleton to the Cesar Chavez burial site in La Paz, CA, culminating in The Mission district of San Francisco with a memorial ceremony and blood drive.
The March will begin on 12 March 2006. The coalition of the willing will arrive at La Paz, CA on 22 March 2006 and culminate in San Francisco from 26 March 2006 to 27 March 2006.

WHY: Latinos represent nearly 15% of the US population and 11% of the US military, with many serving in combat or hazardous duty occupations. In addition, an estimated 20% of the fallen service members in the early months of the invasion were Latino. With the continued growth of the Latino population and its vital importance to the future of this country, it is time the Latino community become an active and vocal part of the 60%+ of US citizens that oppose this War. It is also time to show the Latino community that they have a voice and a right to fight for peace and stability. Fernando Suarez Del Solar is committed to self-sacrifice. At 50 years of age he cares more about ending this war than even his own health. We make this call not only to the Latino population but to all those who agree with our message “No more bloodshed in Iraq”.

Organized locally by the Watsonville Brown Berets,
the Resource Center for Nonviolence and the Santa Cruz County Peace Coalition.

§en español
by via list Wednesday Mar 22nd, 2006 2:55 PM
OBJETIVO: ,Una marcha de 241 millas con la intención de asegurar que la voz latina que se opone a la guerra en Irak resuene claramente a través de las Américas.

¿QUE / CUANDO? : Fernando Suárez del Solar, Pablo Paredes, Camilo Mejia y Aidan Delgado encabezarán una coalición a través del estado en su búsqueda por la paz, empezando en Tijuana, B.C. y pasando por la base Marine Corps Depot Camp Pendleton hasta la tumba de Cesar Chávez en La Paz, California y terminando en el distrito Misión de San Francisco con una misa y una colecta de sangre. La marcha empieza el 12 de marzo 2006. La coalición llegará a La Paz, California el 22 de marzo 2006 y termina en San Francisco los días 26 y 27 de marzo 2006.

¿POR QUE? : Los latinos representamos casi el 15% de la población de EEUU y el 11% de las fuerzas armadas de EEUU con muchos en los rangos más bajos y los trabajos más peligrosos. Es más; casi el 20% de los caídos durante los primeros días de la invasión de Irak eran latinos.. Con el crecimiento de la población latina y su importancia para el futuro de EEUU, ya es tiempo que los latinos formen parte del más de 60% de los ciudadanos estadounidenses que se opone a la guerra. También es tiempo que los latinos tengan una voz y el derecho de luchar por la paz y la tranquilidad. Fernando Suárez Del Solar se ha comprometido al sacrificio personal. A sus cincuenta años, le importa más poner fin a esta guerra que su propia salud. Hacemos este llamado no solo a la comunidad latina sino a todos los que están de acuerdo con nuestro mensaje: “Alto al derramamiento de sangre en Irak.”
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?inspiredThursday Mar 23rd, 2006 2:02 AM
photoFrom WBAI/Pacifica RadioWednesday Mar 22nd, 2006 1:19 PM
I think Univision was therepretty goodTuesday Mar 21st, 2006 11:22 PM
More like a 541 mile marchJohn ThielkingTuesday Mar 21st, 2006 3:50 PM
more informationWhat I Was ToldTuesday Mar 21st, 2006 10:55 AM

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