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 …

VLM Performers

We would like to thank our amazing performers for volunteering their time and talent to BRIDGES and Viva La Mujer   Kathy Sohar has been in the local Gainesville bands Commander Foxy Pants, Bound, and The Other Gods.             Cathy DeW: Brought up in a family with a jazz pianist/trumpeter for a dad and a …

John Alvarez

John Alvarez, a native of Miami, FL, has been working with Bridges Across Borders (BAB) since it’s initial founding in 2003. He has served in several areas of the organization, starting off as a Student Intern, to his most recent positions as a Technology Consultant and Advisory Board Member. He was also the Layout and Design Editior for the premiere …

Communities in Resistence

CHICAGO ENCUENTRO: COMMUNITIES IN RESISTENCE TO GLOBALIZATION: A Bridges Across Borders USA contingent, along with our Wayuu friend, Debora Barros Fince, participated in the 6th Encuentro on Globalization of Environment, Territory, and Justice, which was organized by the Colombian group Justicia y Paz and hosted by the 8th Day Center for Justice. Groups from all over the Americas and as …

Educational Sponsorship

Meet Paula Dear Sponsors, First of all I hope you are doing well. Second, I want to express all my gratitude for all the support and help. I am finishing high school successfully and I am looking forward to graduating here in Guasca. I have had a lot of new experiences all this year. A lot of challenges have occurred. …