Wednesday, May 28, 2008

From InterContinental Cry

InterContinental Cry
Mexico Confiscates Fish from the Cucapa
Posted: 27 May 2008 03:42 PM CDT
Armed Mexican marines and federal police helped to confiscate 9 tons of gulf corvina from the Cucapa fishing community last weekend, reports Frontera NorteSur Apparently, non-indigenous fisherman saw them catching the fish and told federal authorities, alleging they were violating a seasonal ban that started last week. It was later confirmed that the Cucapa were violating [...]

Indigenous Nasa Repressed by Colombian State
Posted: 27 May 2008 12:39 PM CDT
Last week, nearly 500 indigenous people claimed their right to land and demanded the Colombian State fulfill a set of promises made to the Indigenous Nasa community of Northern Cauca, for the States its role in the massacre of El Nilo. In 1991, a paramilitary group (some of whom were members of the National Police) [...]

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