Septiembre 2011

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Sept. 19-20, 2011 – Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

Beginning a two-week trip to Mexico, Program Director Griselda Vega made her first stop in Puebla, Mexico. She spent time finalizing the various meetings set-up for the rest of the week in Puebla (read subsequent blog entries), and for the next week in the state of Guanajuato.

Sept. 21, 2011 – Puebla, Puebla, Mexico

Expanding the Defender Network in Puebla

Sept. 22, 2011 – Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico

Today the journey led to Tehuacan, Puebla, a town 2 hours southeast of Puebla city, to visit with two organizations Comisión de Derechos Humanos y Laborales del Valle de Tehuacán A. C. (Human Rights Commission of Tehuacán Valley A. C.) and Comité de Derechos Humanos “Rafael Ayala y Ayala” ( “Rafael Ayala y Ayala” Human Rights Committee). Comisión focuses strictly on labor rights and defending exploited maquiladora workers; while Rafael Ayala does more general civil litigation, but particularly family law issues.

Sept. 23, 2011 – Tulcingo del Valle, Puebla, Mexico

Educating Advocates in Puebla – “Taller de conocimientos y herramientas básicas sobre migración” (Knowledge and Basic Tools of Migration Workshop)

September 27, 2011 – Salamanca and Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico

Meetings with Dimension Pastoral de la Movilidad Humana(DPMH) and Fundación Comunitaria del Bajío

Global Workers team continued its goal of expanding the network to the state of Guanajuato by heading out to Salamanca and Irapuato.

September 28, 2011 – Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

Meetings with Centro Hermanas Mirabal and Servicios Educativos del Bajio, A.C. (SEBAJ)

Today Global Workers embarks on meeting with two very well established organizations in the city of Leon, Centro Hermanas Mirabal, which focuses on women’s rights, and SEBAJ, an organization whose focus is broken up into several areas, including nutrition, family, the arts, health, migration, education, and labor.

Noticias

"Tribunal canadiense ordena a empresa indemnizar a trabajadoras mexicanas" (fuente: La Jornada)

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA: Guatemala, Guatemala - Hoy Global Workers Justice Alliance, la Pastoral de Movilidad Humana de la Conferencia Episcopal de Guatemala y La Oficina de Derechos Humanos del Arzobispado de Guatemala hacer saber al publico nacional e internacional de la apropiación irregular de títulos de propiedad por parte de reclutadores de trabajadores migrantes temporales, con el informe "Confiscación de Títulos de Propiedad en Guatemala por parte de reclutadores en Programas de Trabajadores Temporales con Visas H-2B". Sigue el enlace para acceder el comunicado completo:

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