Monthly Archives: April 2010

Petition – technical issues

We are having technical issues with the host of the online version of our recent petition to protect Mexican nationals fleeing drug war violence. We were able to download 82 of your online signatures.  We are looking to resolve this … Continue reading

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Protection and Legal Relief for Mexican Nationals Affected by and Fleeing Violence in Mexico

Please sign the petition below. Click to sign the petition PETITION – PDF For hundreds of years, the defining characteristic of the El Paso/Ciudad Juárez border region has been its role as host to countless immigrants who have navigated the … Continue reading

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PRESS CONFERENCE – Saturday – Casa Vides

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS CONFERENCE DATE: SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2010 TIME: 2:30 PM LOCATION: CASA VIDES 325 Leon Street El Paso, Texas SUBJECT: PETITION FOR PROTECTION FOR MEXICAN NATIONALS FLEEING THE VIOLENCE IN MEXICO/JUAREZ A coalition of community agencies, organizations, … Continue reading

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NEWS CONFERENCE – Sat. 4/24

Dear Human Rights Advocates, During the past several years, we have witnessed an unprecedented crisis of violence in Mexico and especially in the border city of Juarez. Tens of thousands have been killed or wounded and reports of kidnappings, extortion, … Continue reading

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Fleeing Drug Violence, Mexicans Pour Into U.S.

from the NY Times Former residents say drug gangs have laid waste to El Porvenir, Mexico, and those who can are fleeing to the U.S. by JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr.

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Juarez Drug Wars

Annunciation House director Ruben Garcia is interviewed on PBS’s Religion and Ethics. http://player.theplatform.com/ps/player/pds/ETSJENv_c7&pid=Y76xX0c4uq5ZPyC1cgIJDgnMOGLFigzI

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Voice of the Voiceless Solidarity Dinner, 4/24

In its role as witness and advocate, the Board of Directors of Annunciation House has decided to use this year’s Voice of the Voiceless event to focus on the reality that is being lived in Juarez, Mexico. On Saturday, April 24, 2010, Annunciation House will present its sixth Voice of the Voiceless Award to Rev. Oscar Enriquez Perez, founder and director of the non-governmental Centro de Derechos Humanos Paso del Norte and Gustavo de la Rosa Hickerson, ombudsman for the state of Chihuahua’s Commission for Human Rights. Continue reading

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La Cena de Solidaridad Voz de los Sin Voz

Se llevará a cabo el sábado, 24 de Abril, 2010 de 6-9 P.M . Desde su comienzo en 2003, el Galardón Voz de los Sin voz ha tratado de afirmar y de animar solidaridad y defensa con y en nombre … Continue reading

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Voice of the Voiceless Solidarity Dinner, 4/24/2010

Since its inception in 2003, the Voice of the Voiceless Award has sought to affirm and encourage solidarity and advocacy with and on behalf of the poor in migration – even at personal risk and cost. Across the years, Annunciation … Continue reading

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