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Today we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the closing of the U.S. Navy bombing range in Vieques, Puerto Rico. During six decades prior to 2003, approximately one trillion pounds of explosives were dropped in practice exercises.
The theme for the Days of Prayer and Action for Colombia this year is “Now is the Time for Peace with Justice,” reflecting our hope for the current peace negotiations between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC.
Local residents from San Dionisio del Mar (Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, Mexico) are protesting the construction of a huge wind farm in their community. Their prolonged and energetic resistance has been met with violent repression and even death threats made against several opposition leaders.
According to a news report from the Radio Netherlands Worldwide:
By John Lindsay-Poland
A free webinar on Pentagon spending and how to change it:
The Fellowship of Reconciliation welcomes President Obama’s proposals for reforms to address our nation’s epidemic of gun violence, and urges members and friends to convey support for these proposals to elected officials.