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AUSTIN: Marcha 8 Mayo – End Calderon’s War

This Sunday, May 8th at 2:00 p.m we will be in front of the Mexican consulate at Austin in solidarity with the thousands of people who will come out to the streets this very day all across Mexico to demand a stop to Calderon’s war. (The consulate will be closed but we can march from […]

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The Only Thing Drug Gangs and Cartels Fear Is Legalization

From The Huffington Post By Johann Hari August 26, 2010 08:27 AM To many people, the “war on drugs” sounds like a metaphor, like the “war on poverty.” It is not. It is being fought with tanks and sub machine guns and hand grenades, funded in part by your taxes, and it has killed 28,000 […]

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Placing the Massacre of Migrants at the Feet of U.S. Immigration Control & Trade Policies

Dear NNIRR members, partners, allies & friends,   Migrant workers continue paying a heavy price as a result of the volatile mixture of the U.S. militarization of immigration control and border communities, the criminalization of migration, the expansion of NAFTA or “free” trade under the “Merida Initiative,” a war on drugs and national security.   […]

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El Paso: ¿HASTA CUANDO?

¿HASTA CUANDO? De nueva cuenta el odio y la xenofobia se manifiestan, ahora en la ciudad de San Isidro, California y en ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, le tocó al señor Anastacio Hernández Rojas, trabajador de la construcción, en San Diego, California, y con 25 años de residir, sin documentos que lo autoricen a trabajar y vivir en […]

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EL PASO: Border Patrol Agent Shoots 14-Year-Old Boy At Bridge

http://www.huffingtonpost.comEL PASO, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 14-year-old boy after a confrontation at an international bridge near downtown El Paso, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. Agents detaining suspected illegal immigrants Monday came under assault from rock throwers across the border in Mexico, FBI spokeswoman Andrea Simmons said. The FBI is […]

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URGENT HELP for the Cucapa/El Mayor – Mexicali Earthquake damage

From Joel Garcia I am posting this hoping many of you can help the community of El Mayor inhabited by our brothers and sisters of the Cucapa nation which hosted Sub Comandante Marcos in 2006 & a camp and delegation of EZLN Comandantes in 2007. The fishing season in which the Cucapa depend on to […]

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ATCF delegation to Mexico – Mach 12-14

please pass this along to your networks- Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (Austin so Close to the Border) announces Delegation to Reynosa and Rio Bravo, Mexico: March 12-14, 2010 Now in our 10th year, we pursue and celebrate a cross-border solidarity relationship with a grassroots Mexican organization of maquiladora workers; and we invite you […]

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Victory: Western Union Agrees to Return $250,000 in illegally seized money sent to Sonora, Mexico

Below for English Coalición de Illinois Pro-derecho de Inmigrantes y Refugiados para su difusión inmediata – Declaración Febrero 16, 2010 Para más información, contacte a: Joshua Hoyt, 773.443.0539 Victoria: Western Unión Acuerda Devolver 250.000 dólares en dinero ilegalmente incautado de envíos a Sonora, México ICIRR celebra la 1 ª victoria en la Campaña de Justicia […]

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Esther Chavez dies at 76; activist decried murders of women in Ciudad Juarez

Esther Chavez dies at 76; activist decried murders of women in Ciudad Juarez — http://www.facebook.com/l/33e91;latimes.com During My time at La Mujer Obrera I had the opportunity to meet Esther Chavez through our work to defend the dignity of women. She was a strong woman. She understood the danger that Violence against Women posed in our […]

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Press Statement-SINDICATO MEXICANO de ELECTRICISTAS SME

SINDICATO MEXICANO de ELECTRICISTAS A todas las organizaciones sindicales, sociales y políticas, A los ciudadanos democráticos, independientes y progresistas, Al pueblo mexicano, Salud: El pasado 11 de noviembre, a lo largo y ancho de nuestra Patria, cientos de miles de mexicanos bien nacidos, entre ellos: trabajadores, campesinos, indígenas, maestros, estudiantes, intelectuales, científicos, amas de casa, […]

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