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Colombia's "People of the Land" Call Out for Justice ... And Some of Us Are Listening
Originally Posted: 11/11/2011 - 11:30am | Type: Blog

Colombia's campesinos ("people of the land") — peasants, farmers and artisanal miners, the indigenous — are calling out for an end to the exploitation and environmental destruction of their life ...

Remembering the Little Bishop Who Roared
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Retired Catholic Bishop Samuel Ru&iacute;z Garcia, known as the champion of the poor and indigenous in southern Mexico, died January 24 of complications from diabetes. He was 86.</p> ...

Voices of the Poor Lost in Honduras' Power Struggle
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href=""></a>Two weeks ago Sunday I awoke to my cell phone ringing at 6:45 a.m. In my sleepy delirium I answered it ...