Rodolfo Stavenhagen, an intellectual author of the United Nations’ Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007 after 21 years of negotiations, passed away on Nov 7. He served as the first Indigenous Rights Rapporteur for the United Nations Human Rights Council from 2001–2008
The group of migrants has decided to walk across the city’s characteristic bridge to call for “fewer walls, more bridges.” They’re part of a group of 21 families brought back together by the Popular Assembly of Migrant Families, a binational organization of migrants and their families in Mexico and New York.
“What Trump did in his campaign was to open Pandora’s Box, releasing all of the hate and racism. We know they’ve always existed, but when they are unacceptable they remain hidden, and when they are acceptable they openly flourish.”
“The party is over for the Malacates (thieves).” With this statement, hundreds of Salvadorans celebrated the detainment of former president Elías Antonio Saca, who governed the Central American country from 2004 until 2009, accused of corruption and of transferring $246 million of government funds to personal accounts.
No country in the world—outside the United States—will be as adversely affected by the election of Donald Trump than Mexico. Laura Carlsen, researcher and expert in US-Mexico relations, states, “Trump’s victory is a declaration of war against Mexico and Mexicans.”
“If my life does not matter, produce without me.” With that slogan was born, from Argentina, the call for the first national woman’s strike. The idea quickly spread to several Latin American countries, and women from Honduras, Mexico, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, among others joined the call to mobilize.