Bertha Cáceres was a world-renowned defender of the Earth and its people. She frequently took the struggles of her Indigenous Lenca people to global stages, from the Quebec People’s Summit in April 2001 to the Vatican in October 2014.
She was shot to death in the pre-dawn hours […]
The people of Mexico have lost one of their best young leaders. Gisela Mota was shot to death Saturday morning, Jan. 2, just 15 hours after being sworn in as mayor of Temixco, the suburban city on the southern edge of Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
I didn’t know Gisela personally, but for six years in […]
An encounter with two Mexicans who bear witness to the lives and passion of 43 disappeared education students made me think of the words of Jesus about Herod—the Roman Empire’s puppet king—to those who warned him against travelling on to Jerusalem. Jesus responded that he would continue teaching and healing until going to […]