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Eighteen days of public protests show another side to Buenaventura

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

“Today, once again, our territory is invaded by paramilitaries”

PBI: Welcome to the PBI Coffee Break, today we are hosting Marco Fidel Velasquez and Ana Martinez Moreno, from the organisation CAVIDA of the Cacarica collective territory.  CAVIDA stands for Communities of Self-Determination, Life and Dignity of Cacarica.  Where does the name come from?

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