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Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 16:35:44 -0400
From: Mexico Solidarity Network <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Subject: Delegation to Oaxaca and Chiapas
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---DELEGATIONS TO MEXICO---
PLEASE JOIN MARIN INTERFAITH TASK FORCE ON THE AMERICAS (MITF) IN MEXICO THIS
OAXACA PORTION COORDINATED BY THE OAXACA SOLIDARITY NETWORK
CHIAPAS PORTION COORDINATED BY MITF'S CAROLINA DUTTON &SCHOOLS FOR CHIAPAS
Humanitarian/educational delegation to Oaxaca, July 7-14 followed by an
extension to Chiapas, July 17-22, 2007.
The delegation in Oaxaca is organized by the Oaxaca Solidarity Network who
have organized several emergency delegations since October 2006. Cost: $700
covers all transportation except airfare to Mexico, 2 meals a day, hotel,
donations to organizationss and educational materials.
During 8 days in Oaxaca, delegates will learn about the government repression
in the city and countryside, meet members of the popular movement (APPO) and
victims of the repression. We will look at issues of migration, NAFTA, and the
PPP in order to gain understanding of the root causes of the popular uprising.
The delegation will begin in Oaxaca city and travel to the Mixteca region of
Oaxaca, and the Isthus of Teuhantepec. In Chiapas delegates will visit
autonomous communities, meet with local organizations who will update them
about the current situation in Chiapas, and attend part of the an international
meeting between the Zapatistas and the peoples of the world. (those who want to
extend their stay and attend the meetings in all 5 caracoles will have that
option. Cost: $600. (covers same costs as Oaxaca above) Delegates will travel
by bus from Oaxaca to Chiapas on July 15 or will arrive in San Cristobal by
the night of July 16. delegation begins morning of !
Please contact MITF for information and application: 415-924-3227 or [EMAIL
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Mexico Solidarity Network http://www.mexicosolidarity.org
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