On 3 August 2019 the Humanitarian Action Corporation for Coexistence and Peace in North-East Antioquia (Corporación Acción Humanitaria por la Convivencia y la Paz del Nordeste Antioqueño – CAHUCOPANA) opened its first House of Memory in Lejanías (Antioquia department) and commemorated the massacre of Altos de Manila and Cañaveral in the hamlet of Cancha Manila, situated in the village of Altos de Manila, some 40 minutes from Lejanías. PBI was there. Continue reading Memory and Resistance in North-East Antioquia
On 8 March 1908 in New York, a group of women who were fighting for their labour rights and calling for fairer wages were killed in a fire, in the factory where they were working. Continue reading “We are women small-scale farmers, beautiful, courageous, part of the struggle”
Prevention, Protection, and Security for Human Rights Defenders, is a program financed by the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD) and jointly coordinated by International Action for Peace (IAP) and the Peasant Association of the Cimitarra River Valley (ACVC). In the framework of this program the ACVC, and three partner organizations (Cahucopana, Aheramigua, and Ascamcat), met with state institutions and national and international organizations in Bogotá. Continue reading The need to implement collective protection measures: ACVC
Don Gerardo talks slowly, and his relaxed way of speaking and the kindness that radiates from him are infectious. Continue reading What about social violence in Colombia?
Saying Northeast Antioquia is to name some of the most emblematic municipalities in Colombia: Remedios and Segovia; which in their own way conjure up visions of their main source of wealth: gold. Continue reading All that glitters is not gold in Northeast Antioquia