MEXICO: HUMAN RIGHTS IN A NARCO STATE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
1:00 pm wreath laying at the International Brigades Monument (Beleville & Menzies) to remember the 43 students and other victims of state and narco terror in Mexico
7:00 pm JAMES BAY NEW HORIZONS 234 Menzies St.
Film, panel presentation, questions/discussion regarding the decomposition of Mexican society, state sponsored human rights violations, the so-called War on Drugs and NAFTA’s role in the ongoing turmoil.
Mexican Working Group, the Victoria Central America Support Committee, and the Mining Justice Action Committee.
“Focus on Guatemala”
Wendy Mendez will give an overview of the present situation in Guatemala &An update on HIJOS and its projects. Wendy founded the organization, HIJOS (sons and daughters of the disappeared) in 1999 with others who were children when their parents were disappeared or massacred and during the civil conflict. HIOS believes that the best way to bring honour and glory to their mothers and fathers, to all the victims of genocide in Guatemala, is to continue the struggle for social justice and democracy.
1923 Fernwood Road
Doors: 7:30 pm with live music.
Admission by donation:
Fair trade organic coffee for sale