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Invitation to 6th Annual Yanama

Riohacha , Guajira 21 de Marzo de 2010 Compañer@s: Via CAROL MOSLEY (USA) Receive this brotherly/sisterly greeting from the Wayuu community of Bahia Portete. This event commemorates the anniversary of the Sixth year of the massacre of our community that constitutes the genocide against our town, which was the greatest affront to our culture in all our history, because it …

PAULA’S STORY

PAULA FLOREZ Paula first came under our wings at our first Summer Youth Leadership Gathering in Jaque, Darien, Panama. She was a real dynamo of about 16 years old with a vibrant personality. Right away, she took on helping us to coordinate the camp activities. She was a Colombian refugee who had crossed the border with her family after the …

John J. Neumaier

Recent articles by John Neumaier: Reviewing the war between Israel and Gaza How governments make use of nationalism The huge mess and Obama’s tough challenges Whoever wins election will inherit a huge mess The Age of democracy and its discontents The housing crisis What we don’t know may wind up hurting us Questions they forgot to ask Clinton, Obama

More About Frank

  Frank Schiavone was our BRIDGES Historian until his passing in 2008. He was a dedicated peace activist and our very favorite atheist. Frank could not understand the need for threat of punishment (hell) or promise of reward (heaven) was needed as a motivating factor to prompt “right” action. We loved his stories and we encouraged him to repeat them …

Youth Leadership Gathering

     What an amazing experience!  We achieved our stated purpose of giving hope, opportunity to grow, and pockets full of good memories to young people who live life in the midst of war. Jaque, Darien, Panama is the last town on the border of Jurado, Colombia, site of numerous massacres that prompted mass exodus over the “imaginary” line.     Hosting …

Panama Repatriation

COLOMBIAN REPATRIATION REPORT: Jaque, Darien, Panama Dec. 9?12 Our delegation arrived in Jaque on Tuesday, Dec. 9. We consisted of the following groups (about 15 people total): from Panama?Center for the Research and Promotion of Human Rights (CIPDH), Center for Popular Legal Assistance (CEALP), Vicariate of the Darien (Catholic Church), Justicia y Paz (Catholic Church); from Colombia?Project counseling Service, Norwegian …

Ana Tierra Paintings

Maya Luna Mexican Farmer and Child Resurrecting Earth Chico Mendes Amor Pareja Totumo Beluthahatchee Stetson Earth Weaver Let Peace Fly La Playa de Choco Let the Sun In Living Ark Musica, la Musca Pacha Mama Seeking Refuge Spanish Dancer Tree of Life Turtle Turtle Mother Virgin de Guadalupe Weaver of Life Chrysalis The Lovers Jungle Christ Border Christ Lady of …

Thank you!

Thank you for your donation to Bridges Across Borders. If you have ordered an item or multiple items, we have received your order and will be shipping  it (them)  within 1-3 business days. We will be updating our store regularly with new items, so please check it out again soon! Also, don’t hesitate to let us know if you have …

Fair Trade Store

Recycled Paper Cards (6 pack) FAIR TRADE. Handmade by women at our paper cooperative in Jaque, Darien, Panama. Waunaan Basket These baskets are one-of-a-kind, made by the artisans of the Waunaan community in Viro Quera, Panama. Waunaan Basket These baskets are one-of-a-kind, made by the artisans of the Waunaan community in Viro Quera, Panama Item Description Item Description Item Description …