CNI-EZLN: The Hour for Our Peoples to Flourish Has Arrived


Joint communique from the National Indigenous Congress and the Sixth Commission of the EZLN greeting the first members of the civil association, “The Hour for Our Peoples to Flourish Has Arrived.” This is a required legal step in order to register the candidacy of the spokesperson of the CIG [Indigenous Governing Council], the indigenous woman…

Evo Morales Pays Tribute to Indigenous Struggles

Bolivian President Evo Morales highlighted the struggles of indigenous movements from his country and Latin America against colonialism, during an act to mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Prensa Latina | internet@granma.cu Evo highlighted the contribution of the country’s indigenous communities to efforts to transform Bolivia into a sovereign and Plurinational State. Photo:Prensa…

Global False Witness – Targeting Nicaragua

Tortilla con Sal Global Witness is a well-established environmental and human rights non-governmental organization based in Britain. As with many other similar organizations, its reports often figure in news media as authoritative sources on international issues. Ever since the 1980s and, increasingly so, after the turn of the century, the status of NGOs as trustworthy…

Venezuela Indigenous Groups Elect ANC Delegates at Traditional Assemblies

This Tuesday, 1,250 community assemblies elected eight Indigenous representatives to Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly, ANC. The popular assemblies were carried out in the municipalities of Angostura, Sucre, Cedeño, Heres, Caroni, Sifontes and Gran Sabana. This was the first election in which Indigenous people had regional assemblies to elect their representatives to the legislative body that…

FARC-EP: We Will Continue to Overcome Adversity, as We Have Always Done

Gabriel Ángel @GabAngel_FARC Activities at the Transitional Zones where FARC-EP troops are grouped takes place at a very fast pace. And it is surrounded by uncertainties for most of the guerrillas. The main uncertainty has to do with their immediate future. It is natural for people to ask themselves what will happen to their life,…

Founding of the National Council of Indigenous Women of Colombia

“The launch of the National Council of Indigenous Women in Colombia. Indigenous women build peace in their sub-territories.” Representatives of several Colombian tribes gathered in Bogota on Monday to form the National Council of Indigenous Women of Colombia, Conamic, an organization formed to help Indigenous people have their voices heard. “We want to weave roads…