New Mexico Author, Christine Eber Visits Denver Christine Eber ~ Activist, Anthropologist and Author of “When a Woman Rises” will grace Denver with her presentations and book readings below which are all open to the public. Also, Bill Jungels, documentary filmmaker and producer of Maya Faces in A Smoking Mirror will present at the DJPC … Continue reading New Mexico Author, Christine Eber Visits Denver April 4 -6 2019
On Wednesday, March 20th, the U.S. Court of Appeals revived Maxima Acuña Atalaya and her family’s case against Newmont Mining Company. The family sued Newmont in the United States for abuse at the hands of the company’s security forces. The lower court had dismissed the case, saying it should be heard in Peru. The Appeals … Continue reading Goldman Prize Winner Máxima Acuña Atalaya de Chaupe and her family will continue the case in the United States despite Newmont’s attempts to thwart their pursuit of justice
DJPC Forum: Mayan Responses to Top-Down Economic Development in Chiapas, Mexico. Thursday, April 4th, 2019. 6:00-8:00 pm 1420 Ogden Street, Denver, CO, 80218 Thank you to the AFSC for hosting! Free parking on site, please disregard event parking. This event is free and open to the public. Christine Eber and Bill Jungels will share some … Continue reading Maya Responses to Top-Down Economic Development in Chiapas, Mexico.
Join us in a conversation with Brazilian specialists, Marco Cepik, Rafael Ioris and Aaron Schneider who will discuss recent events taking place in Latin America’s largest country. A nation that until recently was seen as an emerging economic powerhouse and democracy; now living one of its worst crisis lead by its authoritarian regime. Wednesday, April … Continue reading DJPC Forum Presents: What is going on in Brazil? Wednesday April 17th at 6pm
Panel discussion: Venezuela: What Corporate Media aren’t telling you.Why military intervention is not the answer. With: Mark Burton Esq. and Rebeca Zuniga-Hamlin. Wednesday, March 6th at 12 Noon at the Ricketson Law Building room 370 at Denver University. 2255 East Evans Ave. This event is free and open to the public.
DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped! Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 Highlands United Methodist Church. 3131 Osceola Street. Denver. CO 80212 In March 2016, Peter Kornbluh accompanied President Barack Obama on his history-making trip to Havana–a major step forward in a historic effort to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. Washington and Havana … Continue reading DJPC Forum: Cuba-USA. Engagement Policy: Trumped!
By Miranda Kelly When you hear the rallying cry from your protectors, “Si a la vida, no a la mina!” do you also feel alive? Does your gratitude for the relentless encampment of a determined community, mask your grief for the ruin of your sisters? Dearest River, have you heard what could have easily become … Continue reading Dearest River
By Miranda Kelly Near the coast on the water’s edge there lives a Mangrove Man who was raised and rooted with respect for the land. “Look over that way” he points, “That’s where I was born and got up with my brothers each new morning.” He has watched the birds closely and swam in the … Continue reading The Mangrove Man
By Kaelyn DeVries Operating in Guatemala for over a decade, the CICIG has played an integral role in dismantling corruption schemes at the highest level of government and strengthening the capacity of Guatemalan justice sector institutions to take the lead on anti-corruption and impunity measures. However, recent high-profile cases have spurred tensions between the UN-supported body and the Government … Continue reading Update from the Field: CICIG in Guatemala
A few days after being elected president of the National Assembly in Venezuela, Juan Guaidó urged the military to revolt against President Nicolas Maduro and called for a mass demonstration against the government. On January 23, Guaidó declared himself president and received the immediate endorsement of the Trump Administration. President Trump has since stated that all options for resolving the … Continue reading DJPC calls for an end to aggressive US intervention in Venezuela including an end to economic sanctions.