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Re: <nettime> Latino political influence in the US?
Benjamin Geer on Sat, 6 May 2006 12:45:21 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Latino political influence in the US?


On 03/05/06, David Garcia <davidg {AT} xs4all.nl> wrote:
> So although the recent rise of the left in Latin America is momentous and
> influencing oppinion and across the world, I wonder whether this current US
> campaign is (as is often the case with US) more inward looking than Ben's post
> suggests.

I wonder, too... a friend of mine sent me a photo he took at the May Day
immigrants' rights march in Los Angeles, showing people carrying a banner saying
"Chiapas presente" in big letters.

On 1 May, Delegate Zero (Subcommandante Marcos) of the Zapatistas led a march[1]
to the US embassy in Mexico City in support of the immigrants' movement in the US.

Ben

[1] "Thousands in Mexico back 'A Day Without Gringos':
Protests support immigrants in U.S.",
San Francisco Chronicle,

2 May 2006,
http://tinyurl.com/gun32



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