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'The wealthiest nations of the world are implicated in this suffering.'
Weston Benedictine Monks
Journey to Nicaragua
Winter Retreat, 2001

Opening our eyes to the truth:
Periodical and internet resources


Solidarity with the people of Latin America requires that we be willing to learn more about the actual reality of their lives.

Because of corporate and governmental economic self-interest, the dominant media in this country rarely report the suffering endured by our brothers and sisters throughout Latin America.

Even less frequently are the causes for the extreme poverty ever named and analyzed, since the wealthiest nations of the world are implicated in this suffering.

The following are some print and internet resources that offer access to that harsh reality -- and an opportunity to begin to see the world with open eyes.

Only when our eyes are open can we find a way to be in active solidarity with those with whom we share this world.

Periodical and internet resources

  • For details about the political situation, see Midnight in Managua, by Marc Cooper, Mother Jones Magazine, Sept.-Oct. 2001

  • Envio: The monthly magazine of analysis on Central America
      Revista Envio
      Apartado A-194
      Managua, Nicaragua

  • Latinamerica Press: Alternative weekly information and analysis about Latin America and the Caribbean (also a Spanish version, Noticias Aliadas)
      Latinamerica Press
      Apartado 18-0964
      Lima 18, Peru

  • Interconnect: For Grassroots Movement-building and Sharing of Resources within the U.S.-Latin America Solidarity Community
      57 South Main St.
      Pittsford, NY 14534-1926

  • Resource Center of the Americas: current events, analysis, links to excellent internet resources; covers all of the Americas
      Resource Center of the Americas
      3019 Minnehaha Ave. S.
      Minneapolis, MN 54406

  • Interhemispheric Resource Center
      Box 4506
      Albuquerque, NM 87196-4506

  • Working For Change: The Online Resource for Social Change
    (news, human rights, global affairs)

  • Sojourners Magazine Online

  • Maryknoll (including Orbis Books)

  • Salt of the Earth: Online Resources for Social Justice

  • American Friends Service Committee

  • The Other Side Magazine Online

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