BY staff | Washington, D.C. | 12/13/16
Wednesday 12/14 8am-5pm EST Call the White House 202-456- 1111 And say: President Obama, secure the peace in Colombia, Free Simon Trinidad!
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 11/02/16
On Nov. 2 the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) will meet with the Colombian government in Havana, Cuba to push forward the peace process.
BY National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera | United States | 7/30/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera (Simon Trinidad).
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 7/22/16
On July 21, Jennie Eisert, a Colombian-American activist with the Minnesota Anti-War Committee, gave a moving report back to a packed room concerning her participation in the Alliance for Global Justice’s Colombian peace process delegation.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Tucson, AZ | 7/02/16
Meredith Aby-Keirstead, of Fight Back! interviews James Jordan, with the Alliance For Global Justice in Tucson, Arizona. Jordan recently returned from the Accompaniment Delegation to Support Colombia’s Peace Process.
BY Conor Munro | Miami, FL | 4/10/16
Nidia Quintero, the leader of Colombia’s largest union of agricultural workers (FENSUAGRO), spoke to a crowd of 50 workers and activists at the South Florida AFL-CIO April 8.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/10/16
Trade unionists and solidarity activists gathered to hear Nidia Quintero, Secretary General of FENSUAGRO, speak at Chicago’s United Electrical hall on April 6.
BY staff | Colombia | 3/30/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from FENSUAGRO, the largest agricultural workers union in Colombia. Nidia Quintero the Secretary General of FENSUAGRO is attending the Labor Notes Conference in Chicago starting on April 1, the same day as the large teachers union protests in Chicago.
BY Mark Burton | Denver, CO | 3/28/16
On March 24, Cindy Paola Pérez, a member of the central committee of the Young Communists of Colombia (popularly know as la Juco) was summarily deported from the Mexico City airport.
BY National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera | United States | 2/12/16
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following February 12 statement from the National Committee to Free Ricardo Palmera (Simon Trinidad). We encourage readers to call President Obama today.