Hampden Heritage

Archaeology, History, and Heritage in Central Baltimore

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Colombian Labor Leaders to Visit U.S.

Please check out this post from Rob at AAAUnite. Baltimore is one of his target cities and he could use our help.

The issues faced by Colombians on a daily basis include
assassination, displacement from their land, threats of
violence, arbitrary imprisonment, and tremendous poverty.
Nearly half the population earns less than the Colombian
minimum wage of roughly $2/day. Over 4,000 trade unionists
have been assassinated in the past ten years. Teachers make
up the largest percentage of those killed. Colombia has over
2 million internally displaced people (second only to


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