el salvador

Columbus Day Protest, Downtown L.A. (tags)

Columbus Day has been suffering setbacks of late. Minneapolis; Berkeley, California; and most recently Seattle now observe Indigenous People's Day instead. San Francisco has Italian Heritage Day; Hawaii, Discoverers Day (i.e., the discovery of the islands by Polynesians); and South Dakota, Native American Day. Venezuela dropped Columbus Day in 2002 in favor of Day of Indigenous Resistance. Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, and other countries celebrate Dia de la Raza*. While Columbus Day's still recognized here in Southern California, a new annual protest occurs in downtown L.A.

Demonstration Will Be Held Outside Costa Rican Consulate in L.A. Demanding Justice for Mur (tags)

Demonstration Will Be Held Outside Costa Rican Consulate in L.A. Demanding Justice for Murdered Sea Turtle Activist Petition With 137,000 Signatures From More Than 150 Nations Delivered to Costa Rica Consulate in Los Angeles

South Central Activist Runs for City Council; Tells Radical Life Story (tags)

Ron Gochez: Life Story of a City Council Candidate from South Central, High School Teacher, and Community Organizer born to an undocumented mother who fled civil war in El Salvador. 33 Minutes Audio/Photography

Community Activist Join Labor Against Phony "Trade" Deal (tags)

Progressive San Diego's official opposition to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — a NAFTA-like agreement seeking to subject the U.S. and a wide range of other countries to corporate dictatorship — began July 2 with a rally outside the Bayfront Hilton Hotel, where the TPP's negotiators are meeting. Speakers from labor, environmental, women's and Queer organizations explained what the TPP means to them and why it should be stopped.

Occupy Riverside Challenges Indefinite Military Detention (tags)

Friday, December 23, 2011
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Occupy Riverside demonstrated at the offices of Ken Calvert and Barbara Boxer to protest their support of the latest effort to codify the police state.

"Día del Latino" en Occupy Riverside / Occupy Riverside's Latino Forum Celebrates (tags)

Sábado, 17 diciembre 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - El Foro Latino de Occupy Riverside hoy celebró tres meses de la existencia del movimiento "Occupy" con comida tradicional, música de resistencia, y piñatas en el Parque Fairmount de esta ciudad del interior del sur de California.

Saturday, December 17, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - Occupy Riverside's Latino Forum celebrated three months of the movement's existence with traditional foods, music of resistance, and piñatas at Fairmount Park.

Forum on Venezuela in LA May 8, A Resounding Success (tags)

- Last Sunday, Mother?s Day, the Los Angeles forum about Venezuela?s Bolivarian Revolution, featuring attorney and author Eva Golinger and a panel of Venezuela experts was a success. The forum that was held at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Wislhire featured speaker was and Eva Golinger is a foreign policy advisor to the Venezuelan government, led by President Hugo Chavez.

More about Alex Sanchez and the Fed's WAR ON GANGS (tags)

RE-Published fromThe Nation (http://www.thenation.com) Feds Have Been Hiding Evidence From Wiretap Courts In Their War on Gangs

ALEX SÁNCHEZ CASE; WITNESS MISSING (tags)

Federal prosecutors soon will be forced to admit that their star witness in the gang conspiracy case against Alex Sánchez is a fugitive still on a crime spree somewhere in Central America.

Justice for Salvadorian Activists (tags)

Manifestacion para demandar justica por la muerte de activistas defensores del Medio Ambiente/Demonstration to demand justice for death of enviromental activists

GABNET COMMEMORATES ANNIVERSARY WITH ARTISTIC REPRESENTATION OF ITS 20 YEAR HISTORY (tags)

On Saturday, October 10, a hushed crowd of Gabriela Network (GABNet) members, alumni, supporters, and political allied sat in the USD Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. The strum of a guitar and the lone voice of woman singing opened up the festivities of GABNet's 20th Anniversary.

Judge Suppresses Testimony by Fr. Boyle, Denies Bail to Alex Sanchez (tags)

US Judge Manuel Real denied Father Gregory Boyle, nationally-known for his gang prevention work, the opportunity to testify as an expert defense witness for Alex Sanchez on Monday, then promptly denied Sanchez bail while reading from prepared notes.

EPCC letter of Solidarity with Alex Sanchez and Homies Unidos (tags)

The Echo Park Community Coalition expresses its militant indignation upon learning of the arrest of Alex Sanchez, executive director of Homies Unidos in Los Angeles, by the FBI on June 24. The EPCC based in central Los Angeles among the Latino, Filipino and API community, have known and worked with Alex , a longtime fighter for justice in the immigrant community and has worked tirelessly to support the rights of youth in the US and El Salvador for the past nine years.

CISPES letter of solidarity with Alex Sanchez and Homies Unidos (tags)

In response to the FBI arrest of Los Angeles activist Alex Sanchez, the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador has issued this statement:

Free the "SOA6" - human rights activists sentenced to federal prison (tags)

Shut Down the School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC)

Election Night In Hollywood (tags)

". . . People ran around the crosswalks in intersections yelling and cheering. It was fun! It was amazing! . . ."

The August 10 Tribute to Don White (tags)

he long tribute to Companero Don White last August 10th at the Emmanauel Presbyterian Church went well except it was filled Latin American machismo. It was a deliberate attempt to overlook a specific race- the Asian American Pacific Islander (API) communities which Don White worked well while he was alive.

Don White Remembered at Weekly Vigil for Haiti (tags)

Don White was one of the organizers and regular participants of the weekly vigil calling for the release of Haitian human rights activist Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine. In the wake of Don's passing on June 19th, the vigil has been paying tribute to him.

LA SOCIAL FORUM - REPORT BACK (tags)

Thanks to everyone who made the first LA Social Forum a success. We had over three hundred and fifty registrations the first two days and handed out 425 programs.

Update Bio for Don White (tags)

Contributors to this biography include: Jan Goodman; Blase and Theresa Bonpane; Dennis White; Lydia Brazon and Margaret Prescod.

JFAV and the Filipino Community Salutes Companero Don White (tags)

We, in the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) were profoundly shocked and saddened on the news of the sudden death of Don White, a dear comrade and friend of the Filipino World War II veterans and the Filipino immigrant community. Don White, the Director of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) in Los Angeles, 70, died of a massive heart attack in his apartment last Friday, June 20, 2008 in Los Angeles.

Sunday 10AM: Blasé Bonpane KPFK On-Air Tribute to Don White (tags)

Blasé Bonpane KPFK On-Air Tribute to Don White 6/29/2008 at 10:00 - 11:00 AM KPFK 90.7FM Airways on World Focus Theresa and Blase Bonpane worked closely with Don White longer than almost anyone else in Los Angeles.

Roberto Lovato: Companero Don White, Presente! (tags)

I just got word that Don White, a much-beloved, longtime companero in the movement for peace and justice in El Salvador, passed away. People of many walks of life, many movements - women's, GLBT, Middle East peace, labor, immigrant rights, education, Venezuela solidarity and others- around the planet mourn his passing as they celebrate his life. Though he fought many battles in many wars, none moved Don like that of his beloved El Salvador.

Req. for Donations for Don White Funeral Guest (tags)

This request was found on the LAAMN list.

Companero Don White, PRESENTE! (tags)

Don White, PRESENTE! Don is an internationalist like Norman Bethune. He was ever present for Filipino-American issues like the anti-Marcos movement and the Oust Estrada campaign and the oust GMA movement. He always drew paralells with the brutal US-Marcos dictatorship and the atrocious El Salvador military dictatorship that existed at the same time.

KPFK 90.7 FM LA On-Air Tributes to Don White (tags)

KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles On-Air Tributes to Don White Tuesday on Margaret Prescod, on Sojourner Truth, Tuesday June 24, 7-8 am (PST) and Wednesday June 25th from 8-9 am (PST) on Uprising with Sonali Kohatkar

Checking the Non-Profit Industrial Complex (tags)

Checking the Non-Profit Industrial Complex

Protest Against President of El Salvador (tags)

Protest Against President of El Salvador, in Los Angeles, Sunday, April 6, 2008

Breaking 4:00 PM Sunday: Protest Against President of El Salvador Has Started (tags)

4:00 pm - A caller from the scene reports about 50 people protesting outside the Wilshire Ebell Theater. More people arriving to confront the motorcade of President Saca of the far right ARENA party of El Salvador.

Women Say Fund Caregiving Not War & Occupation (tags)

In Los Angeles, for the 9th Global Women’s Strike on International Women’s Day, March 8, women along with men supporters gathered at a town hall meeting entitled ‘Fund Caregiving Not War and Occupation!’ at the Southern California Library in South LA. On and around every March 8 since 2000, women in 60 countries have taken part in the Global Women’s Strike under the theme Invest in Caring not Killing. Women who are working to reclaim the money and other resources for crucial survival needs for themselves and their communities, told their stories and shared their struggles and victories.

Grand Opening: School of the Americas Watch West (part 1) (tags)

“Word began to spread as we researched the school and discovered what we had here was indeed a school of assassins, a school for dictators. These soldiers came here to learn counter insurgency. Who were the insurgency? They were the poor, the religious leaders, labor leaders, and many others. And then when the torture manuals were discovered in the curriculum, that got a lot of front-page coverage. Word began to spread, and our numbers in the movement grew.” -- Father Roy Bourgeois, founder, School of the Americas Watch

S.O.A. vigil Jan 12, 2008 (tags)

The story of the School of the Americas, or School of the Assassins is a disturbing tale of such organized and planned terrorism; one would never believe it was real. Every year in Fort Benning, Georgia the people protest. This year we brought it to LA.

Not Roses - PEACHES! The full story of the pre-parade parade! (tags)

The Full Story of the Pre-Parade Run for Peachy Impeachmen!

EEUU, GUIONISTAS Y LOCURA (tags)

HOLLYWOOD ES HIROSHIMA

Message to Brazil: Help Find and Release Lovinsky Pierre-Antoine (tags)

“The word we are getting is that all of these actions, even though they’re not huge actions, have an impact. You can bet that although the Brazilians have not come down, a report has already gone not only to Haiti but also back to Brazil that we’re out here. The Haitians are telling us, keep up what we’re doing because it is having an impact. They’re starting to feel some opening up that they hadn’t felt before the international action for fasting.” – Margaret Prescod

EEUU, GUIONISTAS Y LOCURA (tags)

HOLLYWOOD ES HIROSHIMA

Public Terror: Escalating the War on Migrants (tags)

The mass public assault on the May 1st rally and a public raid on migrants at a shopping mall in Chicago shortly before May 1st mark a brutal and highly public escalation in the ruling class's war on migrants. Increased resistance like the upcoming May 17th march to MacArthur Park is exactly what the situation calls for.

Cop Watch LA Statement on May Day, 2007 (tags)

Collective statement from Cop Watch Los Angeles. Check out copwatchla.org for info regarding a press conference at the Youth Justice Coalition office on Monday, May 7th.

Reportera de FOX TV registra un aviso con la ciudad de Los Angeles (tags)

Reportera de FOX TV registra un aviso con la ciudad de Los Angeles y el departamento de policía de daños causados por oficiales

FOX TV camerawoman files claim against City of Los Angeles and Police Department (tags)

Update: FOX TV camerawoman files claim against City of Los Angeles and Police Department for sustaining injuries in Police melee

Community Organizers Demand the Resignation of Chief Bratton. (tags)

Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos (tags)

Update: Thousands March In A Day Without Latinos

Hoy Atenco, Manana SouthCentral FArm (tags)

!Se ha visto, se ha escuchado: La Otra del Otro Lado ha despegado!!!!!

Don White speaks on Latin America's struggle for social justice - MONDAY MAY 8 at CSULA (tags)

Veteran activist Don White will give a presentation on the upsurge in Latin American movements for democracy and socialism, and what it may mean for us.

Los Angeles: empoderamiento latino entre caos racial (tags)

Las recientes marchas por los derechos de los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos son imprescindibles, pero detrás de ellas hay aún un grave desconcierto interracial por resolver. Hace falta una ideología unificadora de las diferencias entre las etnias, entre las razas, por encima de sus inclinaciones sociales, culturales, económicas.

More than 10,000 people rally for immigrant rights in downtown Santa Ana (tags)

A crowd of more than 10,000 people jammed the streets of downtown Santa Ana earlier this afternoon to demand full amnesty for undocumented workers and protest pending legislation going through Congress that would criminalize their presence within the United States.

Massive May Day march in El Salvador (tags)

Tens of Thousands of Salvadorans take to the streets in annual march. This year the focus is immigrants in the US and Neoliberalism here.

What Immigrants Must Learn from the Black Civil Rights Movement ... and Soon (tags)

Un Pueblo Unido

La Tumba del Mojado – A Message to My People (tags)

La rosa de Mexicali / y la sangre en el río Bravo / son dos cosas diferentes / pero en color son hermanos / y la línea divisoria / es la tumba del mojado. ----- Paulino Vargas / Los Tigres del Norte

“We are Human Beings” Enrique Morones on the New Movement to Defend Immigrants (tags)

An interview with Enrique Morones, bane of the Minutemen, Border Angel and member of the Buenas Noches Brigade.

How the Weekly Brews a Tempest in a Teapot (tags)

Let me be clear that I know nothing more about the internal workings of the South Central Farm than the L.A. Weekly reported in its March 15 muckraking article, "Bushel of Complaints" by Daniel Hernandez. So I've borrowed those facts and added a somewhat different spin. Here's my version.

Global Women's Strike/LA Action Highlights Katrina & Other Global Warming Survivors (tags)

“Everything was calm. I had just gone from the sofa into the kitchen. That’s when the water came gushing in. I saw my little dog, Queenie, struggling to get up on the sofa. I grabbed her up, but the water kept rising; it was up to my neck by the time we got out...” - Gloria Brown, Katrina survivor.

CISPES HONORED BY FMLN IN EL SALVAODR (tags)

~~ Marking the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the FMLN, the party honors CISPES and other international solidarity organizations.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Long Beach resident killed in Iraq. Pvt. Ernesto R. Guerra dies in accident; U.S. tally now 1,789 dead.

Evidence links George Bush to Los Angeles drug operation (tags)

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Local Marine Killed in Iraq (tags)

Marine Cpl. Carlos Pineda, 23, Los Angeles; Killed During a Rescue in Iraq

President of El Salvador Confronted over CAFTA (tags)

Pope John Paul II: The Passing Of A Monster (tags)

From women’s rights to abortion to contraception to gay rights to pedophilia, this Pope has been a champion of the most conservative, the most reactionary forces in society

The Radical Teen Cheerleaders (tags)

"We're teens, we're cute, we're radical to boot We're angry, we're tough, and we have had enough Are we straight? Are we queer? We're just tired of ignorant fear We're diverse and we're proud, no one's going to keep us down!" -- Radical Teen Cheer

Actor Mike Farrell on Politics and Hollywood: M*A*S*H Couldn't Be On TV Today (tags)

We now turn to an actor who knows a lot about Hollywood--not only did he he grow up here but he has been very active with the Screen Actors Guild. We are joined by Mike Farrell. Perhaps he is best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the popular TV-series MASH. But Farrell is also known for his social justice activism. In the lead-up to the Iraq war, he was one of a number of actors who very publicly called for a peaceful resolution to the crisis

Anti-Reagan Protest 611 (tags)

Leimert Park Anti-Reagan Protest

TODAY: 4:30-6:30 PM Vigil Honoring Those Died or Harmed by Reagan Policies-Leimert Park (tags)

SPREAD THE WORD!!!! Vigil Honoring Those Died & Harmed by Reagan Policies Join Us if you are tired of the network and newspaper coverage of Reagan death that has brought forth a chorus of praise from Democrats and Republicans. Much of the reporting and commentary we see on TV news' has represented a dramatic revision of the history of the Reagan years in office. Let's tell the real story!! Friday, June 12 -4:30-6:30 PM in Leimert Park

Report from El Salvador, Unitarian Church, Anaheim, Friday, April 2nd @ 6:30 pm (tags)

HENRY H. DUKE, an Orange County healthcare professional and member of CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador), will deliver a slideshow presentation about his recent visit to El Salvador.

Undocumented Workers Are Not The Enemy Of labor (tags)

I submitted the following article to my Local Union newsletter.

LA - MARCH 1ST. WORLDWIDE SOLIDARITY MOBILIZATION WITH VENEZUELA (tags)

On Monday, March 1, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. at the Federal Building downtown LA, located on the 300 North Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA 90012. * TO JOIN THE MARCH 1ST. WORLDWIDE SOLIDARITY MOBILIZATION WITH VENEZUELA DEMOCRATIC ELECTED GOVERNMENT OF PRESIDENT CHAVEZ! * TO DEMAND: HANDS OFF VENEZUELA!

Orange County's Scariest Cops (tags)

OC Weekly identifies the 31 most evil cops in Orange County

Whirl-Mart! (tags)

Whirl-Mart is a performance! It is art! It is a ritual! It is a “collective reclamation of space that is otherwise only used for shopping and buying...”

Building Bridges Radio-Immigrant Worker Freedom Ride & The Next Pres.of El Salvador (tags)

Building Bridges presents this 28 minute Radio Program, TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK

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