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    Posted on January 23rd, 2014

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    Questions sobre I/P to Pres.Candidates

    The Committee in Solidarity with Palestine wrote to the presidential candidates asking them to answer the following questions about Israel /Palestine. See Spanish version by clicking onto Spanish flag at the top of the home page.

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    Posted on January 13th, 2014

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    Invitation to General Assembly Jan. 17, 2014

    Dear Members of the Friends Peace Center, Due to a recent problem with the data base of our contacts, we are missing some electronic addresses. Therefore we urge you to resend this invitation to all who might be interested in coming to our General Assembly in order to have the maximum number of attendees possible. Thank you for […]

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    Posted on January 7th, 2014

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    CSP Letter in La Extra, Dec.17 2013

    Thanks to the generous gesture of Don Jaime Ordoñez, a letter of the Committee in Solidarity with Palestine appeared in La Extra newspaper, OPINION section, on Dec. 17. This letter was refused by La Nacion, the leading daily, even after we paid a visit to their office with our letter. Also thanks are due to […]

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    Posted on November 25th, 2013

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    CAP at SOAW Nov. 22-24 in Fort Benning

    Friends, this last weekend was the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the action of Fr. Roy Bourgeois to close the School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia. He climbed a tree, camoflauged as a military person, and blasted over a loudspeaker to the Salvadoran soldiers training there, to stop killing their compatriots, mostly […]

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    Posted on November 23rd, 2013

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    WILPF Challenges Presidential Candidates

      Letter sent by the Women´s International League for Peace and Freedom- (WILPF Costa Rica), to the Costa Rican presidential candidates as Costa Ricans head toward the February 2014 presidential elections. This action coincides with the solidarity campaign with the annual vigil to close the School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia, November 22-24, […]

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    Posted on November 21st, 2013

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    WILPF CR News of Nov.1

      Report from the meeting at the Peace Center on Nov. 1   Another meeting?!  We will meet again Friday, Nov. 15 at 10 a.m. to follow up on what we presented at this meeting and to plan for Human Rights Day, Dec. 10.  The proposal is by WILPF but all can participate and help […]

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    Posted on November 21st, 2013

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    WILPF Costa Rica in International News

    Thanks to the efforts of Mitzi Stark and many others the activities of LIMPAL on Sept.21, International Day of Peace, were reported online in the WILPF international news. http://www.wilpfinternational.org/wilpf-costa-rica-pictures-of-peace/    

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    Posted on October 2nd, 2013

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    WILPF Costa Rica Report for September

    Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Costa Rican Section September, 2013 WILPF has been working for peace and human rights since 1915. Recent events give us hope for the future: 1. Syria’s  turning in its chemical arsenal, and talks between the U.S. and Iran for better relaions. 2. Hope anew for talks between Palestine and […]

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    Posted on September 24th, 2013

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    Pueblo Bribri vs.militarization of land

    Bribri Letter to the President of Costa Rica against the Militarization of their Territories Monday, September 9, 2013 President Laura Chinchilla In reaction to recent developments in the Upper Talamanca region, specifically in Alto Coén, where an oppressive military presence was witnessed, which supposedly was doing “research”, traveling in unusual aircraft in the Alto Urén, […]

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    Posted on September 21st, 2013

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    Pope Francis asks for Peace in Syria

    Pope Francis used his enormous new influence as head of the Catholic Church by asking all parishes to stress the need for peace in Syria in their sermons on Sept. 7. In the parish of Lourdes de Montes de Oca, which is run by Jesuit priests, Padre Carlos called on world leaders to use their […]

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    Posted on September 21st, 2013

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    CAP protests at US Embassy, Sept.9

    Antiwar Protest, on Childrens Day in Costa Rica Breaking News The leaders of the US, Russia and Syria have made an agreement to have Syria put all of its chemical weapons under international control through the UN. If this comes to pass, we can only hope cautiously with the rest of the world, that it […]

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    Posted on September 13th, 2013

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    CAP’s President on Hispantv

    Hipsantv interviewed the president of Friends Peace Center, Fernando Madriz, about an attack on Syria. In it he expresses widely held views that no country would benefit from another war in the Middle East. He cites the examples of Afghanistan and Iraq which were invaded and destroyed as a result of wars supposedly to save […]

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    Posted on September 5th, 2013

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    CAP Protests Attack on Syria, August 31

    CAP organized a quick response to the threat of a US attack on Syria, on Saturday, August 31, in front of the US embassy in Pavas. We were alerted by board member Bill Read who said he could not stand by and do nothing, and would have protested alone except a number of us had […]

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    Posted on September 5th, 2013

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    CAP demonstrates against CHEMTRAILS

    August 25 was the day of the Global March against Chemtrails and CAP organized a demonstration against them at the Plaza de la Cultura, upon the initiative of Marlene Summers. Fortunately Marlene made lots of handouts in English and Spanish because few people have even heard of them. They are the chemicals that commercial and […]

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