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text Brazilian Landless Leaders to Speak in S.F. by FMST
The largest social movement in the Americas, the Landless Movement will be a powerful force challenging forced passage of the FTAA. Leaders will speak about this and other issues of important to Brazilian, Latin American, and Global rural communities at an event in Berkeley....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2001 8:45AM
text McDonald's Plans Mexico Campus For Hamburger University by lodgingresearch.com
NAFTA has brought Mexico so many great things - like more jobs at McDonald's! I'm sure McDonald's is banking on FTAA for the prospects of even more hamburger universities south of the border....
Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2001 3:01PM
text Music and discussion launch Nicaraguan Environmental Justice Campaign, March 22 by Dan Clowes
Activist and singer Paul Baker-Hernández will speak about the Nicaraguan Network's Environmental Justice Campaign....
Posted: Sat Mar 3, 2001 2:03PM
text Willy Underbaggage, Lakota- making indigenous connections with US & Mexico by Sue Supriano
Willy Underbaggage, a Lakota man from Pine Ridge, SD, is connecting & supporting indigenous people in Mexico & the US both culturally & politically...
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2001 2:01PM
text Urgent: Action in support of Nike workers in Mexico by chuck
Workers Rights in Nike factories...What a CROC!!...
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2001 12:12PM
text U.S, WTO threaten Brazil AIDS treatment program by Fred P
The U.S. government has filed suit with the WTO to prevent Brazil from distributing treatement for AIDS, claiming Brazil violates the patents of giant drug companies. Brazil's death rate from AIDS dropped from 11,000 to 4,000 last year. The Brazil govt. pays the cost and gives the drugs free to those who suffer....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2001 1:16PM
text (Colombia) Why did you join the guerilla movement? by Miguel
A very interesting article on the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia- People's Army (FARC-EP)...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2001 7:03PM
text Mexico Readies for Zapatour: 24 EZLN Reps Headed to Mexico City by John Tarleton
Zapatistas headed to Mexico City. Supporters call for civil society to mobilize both inside and outside of Mexico....
Posted: Thu Feb 8, 2001 1:50PM
text Behind Colombia’s Civil War by Fernanda
James Petras is one of the world’s best known authorities on Latin American politics. He has recently retired as professor of sociology at the State University New York. While he was on a CISLAC-organised speaking tour in January, he was interviewed for a forthcoming CISLAC documentary on Colombia. The following is from that interview....
Posted: Tue Jan 30, 2001 7:25PM
text The Two Colombias by Vanessa Torres
An article about the struggle in my homeland....
Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2001 3:46PM
text Marta Elena de la Rodriquez, Mayor of Soyapango, El Salvador by Sue Supriano
Marta Elena de la Rodriquez is FMLN mayor of El Salvador's second largest city. She talks about worsening conditions there and a health workers successfull strike against privitization of health care in El Salvador...
Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2000 5:33PM
text México en la Lucha III. Chiapas cambia-Mexico in the Fight III. Chiapas changes by George Salzman
The new governor of the state of Chiapas, who assumed office on Friday, Dec. 8, immediately began the process for freeing all Zapatista prisoners. La Jornada's top news report, on Sunday, Dec 10, describes what the State Attorney General will find when he begins, on Monday, Dec 11, to review the files. The original report, 1.) in Spanish, is first, followed by 2.) my translation into English. (My preferred title concluded: Mexico in the Struggle III. Chiapas changes. But it was too long.)...
Posted: Sat Dec 16, 2000 1:34PM
text Healing for Luna, Julia Butterfly, Winter Solstice, Dec. 22. Colombia drug war. by luna
The ancient redwood tree, named Luna, where Julia Butterfly lived for over two years has been wounded. There will be a collective global healing for Luna during the Winter Solstice. Cannabis hemp saves trees! The drug war is heavily involved in the madness of planetary destruction by the corporate petrochemical-pharmaceutical complex. In Colombia the Republicrat, corporate flunkie, Clinton continues to OK damaging herbicide spraying in the name of the drug war....
Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2000 12:50PM
text Demonstrate Thursday Against U.S. Militarism in El Salvador by lisa
IAC Upcoming Events: including Demonstration on Thursday Against US Militarism in El Salvador and Across the Americas...
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2000 4:50PM
text Mxico en la Lucha II - Mexico in Struggle I (1. en espaol, 2. in English) by George Salzman
(For English version scroll down through the Spanish to 2) Una carta abierta al Sr. Presidente-electo Vincente Fox con mi entendimiento de la realidad....
Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2000 10:02AM
text Mxico en la Lucha I - Mexico in Struggle I (1. en espaol, 2. in English) by George Salzman
(For English translation scroll down through the Spanish to 2) Editorial de La Jornada, México, D.F. viernes 27 de octubre de 2000, "FOX, ANTE LA REALIDAD PRESUPUESTAL"...
Posted: Sun Oct 29, 2000 9:57AM
text El Salvador Alternative Media Info by Jose Aleman
Presentation by Jose Aleman and Nicolasa Rivas of ARPAS, the independent community radio network of El Salvador. 3-5 pm, Sun Oct 15 at 2870A 22nd St (btwn Harrison and Alabama), SF....
Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2000 10:58AM
text Zapatista Women Seize Radio Station by Movement 2000
Zapatista women peacefully seized a radio station to demonstrate for the rights of women and indigenous Indians, on International Women's Day, March 2000....
Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2000 10:07AM