PBI’s work in support of the reconstruction of the social fabric is oriented to address fear and ruptures in organizational initiatives affected by sociopolitical violence. Continue reading SELF-CARE AS A POLITICAL PROJECT
¡El pueblo se respeta carajo! ¡El pueblo no se rinde carajo!
(The people must be respected! The people will never give up!)
Slogan of the Civic Strike in Buenaventura Continue reading THE VOICE OF BUENAVENTURA
31 year-old leader Emilsen Manyoma was killed on 17 January 2017. Continue reading Emilsen Manyoma, a leader from Buenaventura, was killed one year ago today
I hear Miyela’s voice, broken, desperate, barely able to speak the words she recorded at 3:47 in the morning at her house: “What is happening to my people in Buenaventura?”, asks the voice that breaks down into tears that shatter my heart, “what is happening to us?”. Continue reading Eighteen days of public protests show another side to Buenaventura