Posted on 04 February 2011 by editor
Fast and ecumenical ceremony at the Benito JuÃ¡rez monument. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS
By Daniela Pastrana
CIUDAD JUÃREZ, Mexico, Feb 3, 2011 (IPS) – “The moral reserve of this country is low. People have let too many things happen without taking to the streetsâ¦and they continue to let them go by,” peace activist Pietro Ameglio told IPS in this Mexican border city.
Posted on 02 February 2011 by editor
A Guatemalan family heading to the Mexican border. Credit:Wilfredo DÃaz/IPS
By Danilo Valladares
GUATEMALA CITY, Feb 2, 2011 (IPS) – Spiralling violence against Central American migrants in Mexico has prompted legal reforms, diplomatic actions, and the creation of new mechanisms to protect citizens in this region.
Posted on 26 July 2010 by editor
'Men for an End to Violence against Women', a slogan on a T-shirt in Santa Marta. Credit:Fabiana Frayssinet/IPS
By Fabiana Frayssinet
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jul 19, 2010 (IPS) – Itâs Friday night, and in a “favela” (shanty town) in this Brazilian city, a group of men relax with a beer after a hard week, while a song can be heard above the rowdy chatter.