Ligna Pulido, who works with the Cauca Regional Indigenous Council of southwest Colombia and the University of Valle Center for Gender Studies, will stop in Durham for a talk on indigenous activism in Colombia as part of her five-state tour sponsored by New England Witness for Peace.
General Secretary: US should take steps to protect Colombia Peace Communities
General Secretary Shan Cretin of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is urging Mr. P. Michael McKinley, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Colombia, to exercise the considerable influence of the United States in Colombia to ensure immediate action to address recent threats and guarantee the safety of the Peace Communities.
On Aug. 22, 2012, Shan sent the following letter to Ambassador McKinley:
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