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Caravan for Peace

La Caravana Has Arrived (to Washington, D.C.)

Salvador G. Sarmiento | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Salvador G. Sarmiento

After a month-long trek across the United States, a caravan of victims of violence in Mexico has made its way to Washington, D.C. to make its case to the U.S. that "drug-war" policies have only served to strengthen impunity in Mexico.

Following the Caravan for Peace

Kurt Schmoke | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Kurt Schmoke

Drug use will never be completely eradicated, but that doesn't mean we should throw up our hands and do nothing. We need to get back to what should have been the goal of the War on Drugs all along: a society where drug abuse is as rare and as manageable as we can make it.

Anna Sanders

PHOTOS: Mexican Poet Leads Anti-Drug War Protest In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Sanders | Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Javier Sicilia took one last drag on his cigarette before tossing it in front of a downtown HSBC bank branch. He then strode into the bank...

Mexico/US Caravan to Arrive in New York Calling for the End of Failed Drug War

Anthony Papa | Posted 11.05.2012 | New York
Anthony Papa

On Thursday, September 6, the Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity will arrive in New York City on its voyage across the United States calling for an end to the failed drug war that has left more than 60,000 dead in Mexico in the last five years.

LOOK: Drug War Activists Speak Out Against 'Failed' Policies

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 09.04.2012 | Latino Voices

In December 2006, Mexico’s newly elected President Felipe Calderón declared war against Mexican drug cartels -- words he cemented by sending over 4...

The Bi-National Caravan For Peace

Ryan J. Bell | Posted 10.21.2012 | Religion
Ryan J. Bell

The Caravan takes place at a politically charged moment and raises awareness about the violence and human rights atrocities taking place in the name of the drug war and foster a grassroots movement for change.

When 'America's Toughest Sheriff' Met The Caravan For Peace

Posted 08.20.2012 | Latino Voices

Javier Sicilia's "Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity" arrived in Phoenix, Arizona, yesterday and visited Sheriff Joe Arpaio's infamous Tent Ci...

The Sky As It Falls

Kathy Kelly | Posted 09.22.2012 | Impact
Kathy Kelly

For the Afghan Peace Volunteers living in a working class area of Kabul's "Karte Seh" district, daily problem-solving requires a triage process.