dimanche, octobre 08, 2006

Actualité - Indigenous Summit Opens in Bolivia

La Paz, Oct 8 (Prensa Latina) - The Continental Summit of the Indigenous Peoples and Nationalities of Abya Yala is opening Sunday in Bolivia to condemn the new conquests in the region, boosted by the US.

More than a thousand representatives from Latin America and Europe attend the meeting called "From Resistance to Power", which starts with a ceremony to honor the 39th anniversary of the death of legendary Argentine-Cuban fighter Ernesto Che Guevara.

Natives from the US, Canada, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Uruguay, among others, will spurn the Spanish colonialism and Washington´s new colonization strategy through the Free Trade Area of the Americas and the Free Trade Agreements.

They are also slated to brainstorm on interventionist policies against indigenous peoples plus condemn militarization and violation to their sovereignty and dignity.

Likewise, the encounter ending October 12 will stage solidarity events with the processes of Bolivia, Cuba and Venezuela.

(Prensa Latina News Agency)

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