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April 2013

Task Force on the Americas Report Back on PANAMA

When: Sunday, April 28 2013 @ 02:00 PM - - 04:00PM
Where: San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S 7th St
Description: Participants from the first Task Force on the Americas delegation to Panama visited and took testimony from members of the Ngabe Bugle community near the Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam. As early as May or June of this year the reservoir created by the dam will flood fertile agricultural land and destroy the riverís fish and shrimp.


Trip leader Diane Dunn, of Collective Voices for Peace, Seattle, will discuss the Ngabe Bugle protests which closed the Pan-American Highway. She will also discuss a recent murder of a protester by four alleged masked plainclothes policemen.

$5-10 Suggested Donation - no one turned away for lack of funds

Contact 415-/924-3227

Sponsored By Taskforce on the Americas, San Jose Peace and Justice Center, and Spanish for Activists
Endorsed by Fellowship of Reconciliation and International Rivers





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