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Radio Libre Negro Primero (Caracas, Venezuela) launches web portal: CALLS FOR COLLECTIVES TO SHARE AUDIO AND VIDEO

Greetings camaradas,

From the trenches of struggle in the Sarria sector of Caracas, and with the purpose of activating a public system of communication controlled by the community, we are giving form to an Internet platform of audio and video communication; we wish to share it with you and add it to the ANMCLA web page (medioscomunitarios.org) as an informational reference... we wish to put this space at the disposition of collectives to share in an easy and economical manner....

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Oaxaca's Rising

January 17, 2007
Oaxaca's Rising
Vibrant as the Paint on the Walls

By JOHN ROSS
Oaxaca

The walls of this city of painters have been freshly whitewashed on orders from a much-lampooned governor, the whiteout financed by transnational tourist moguls to promote the illusion that peace has returned to Oaxaca. Neat squares of blankness cancel out the visual rebellion that exploded on the streets of this colonial city, once declared the patrimony of humanity by the United Nations. There were seven months of dramatic confrontations between striking teachers and their allies in the Oaxaca Peoples Popular Assembly (APPO) and security forces backing the despotic governor Ulisis Ruiz whose removal from office the insurgents demand. Over 200 prisoners were taken during the skirmishing and another 60 are listed as disappeared. 19 dissidents have been gunned down by Ruiz's death squads.

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Eva Golinger on Chavez' Nationalization Moves

ps - received this post on a list called vivabolivar. there was no associated URL, so I can't verify if golinger wrote this. but it's a very well written piece, and it explains a lot of the historical context behind Chavez recent decisions. read, think, decide for yourself.

more news and analysis about venezuela in english:
www.venezuelanalysis.com

CONFUSED ABOUT VENEZUELA?
By Eva Golinger

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Street art from Oaxaca

A series of photos of graffiti and street art from Oaxaca have been added to our flikr account.
Check them out at http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmediaexchange/

Cine Club

The Bolivarian Media Exchange presents:

Al Sueno (Assault on a Dream)
"The story of the one of most dangerous migratory routes in the world and the people who risk everything in pursuit of a better life."
This Thurday (January 4th), 7 PM, at Liberty Hall (311 N Ivy)

This film is 85 minutes in Spanish with English Subtitles

Come eat some food and watch the film for free!

For more information email us at bolivarianmedia@gmail.com or visit our website www.bmediaexhange.org

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DECLARACIÓN TLATOKAN ATLAHUAK/ TLATOKAN ATLAHUAK DECLARATION

DECLARACIÓN TLATOKAN ATLAHUAK
DECLARACIÓN DEL FORO PARALELO DEL LOS PUEBLOS INDÍGENAS DEL 4º FORO MUNDIAL
SOBRE EL AGUA
México, Distrito Federal
Marzo 17-18, 2006

TLATOKAN ATLAHUAK DECLARATION
Declaration of the Indigenous Peoples Parallel Forum of the 4th World Water
Forum
Mexico City, Mexico
March 17-18, 2006

1. We, representatives of Indigenous Peoples and organizations of Mexico,

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Oaxaca Updates

OAXACA, Under the Thumb- Dec. 25 (info from La Jornada and from the street)

You will soon be seeing films and hearing recordings of the testimonies of families of prisoners and the disappeared, of prisoners themselves. They are wrenching accounts of brutal treatment, traumatic efforts to find the disappeared, fierce struggles of women to sustain families suddenly without bread-winners. If you would like to contribute economically towards food, clothing, medical care and counseling, and legal defense, you can do so directly through the Comite de Liberacion 25 de Noviembre using the PROOAX account with Scotiabank Inverlat, sucural/branch Oaxaca, account # 2277263, international code for the U.S. and Canada: ABA MBCOMXMM. You can also buy or donate art for the auction tentatively scheduled for January 15 by shipping work to the Galeria Juan Martin, Dickens #33-B, Col. Polanco, C.P, 11560 Mexico, D.F., Mexico, galjuanmartin@prodigy.net.mx

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OREGON STANDS WITH OAXACA DEC 22/OREGON EN PIE DE LUCHA CON OAXACA EL 22 DE DIC

THE PEOPLE OF OAXACA ARE NOT ALONE!

OREGON STANDS WITH OAXACA ON DEC 22

Join us to protest the Mexican Consulate (1234 SW Morrison) at 2pm
The Consulate continues to deny any human rights abuses are happening in Oaxaca, even
after hundreds of people have been killed, tortured, raped and disappeared.

The protest will leave the consulate around 3:30 to take the MAX to Holladay Park (12th

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ELZN CALLS FOR GLOBAL ACTION TO SUPPORT OAXACA/EZLN HACE LLAMADO URGENTE PARA APOYAR A OAXACA

To  the people of Mexico:
To the people of the world:

Brothers and Sisters:

The attack that our brothers, the people of Oaxaca suffered and suffer cannot be ignored
by those who fight for freedom, justice and democracy in all corners of the planet.

This is why, the EZLN calls on all honest people, in Mexico and the world, to initiate,
starting now, continual actions of solidarity and support to the Oaxacan people, with the

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A SPORTS WRITER AT THE BARRICADES

Interview by David Bacon with Jaime Medina, sportswriter for the
Oaxacan newspaper Noticias, (The News) and representative of
the Popular Assembly of the People of Oaxaca (APPO)

Matamoros, Tamaulipas, 12/10/06

While turmoil in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca has been in
the headlines for weeks, little media coverage has noted that at
its center is a crusading newspaper, Noticias (The News.) The daily's

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The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey