Central American Punching Bag: The Pathological cycle of U.S. & Canadian policies in Honduras & Guatemala
Grahame Russell has been, since 1995, director of Rights Action (U.S. & Canada). He is also a non-practicing Canadian lawyer and adjunct professor at University of Northern British Columbia. For over 10 years, Grahame lived in Mexico and various Central America countries, working on human rights, environment and development issues. In Mexico from 1984-1985, he worked as a supervisor in a rural orphanage. During the summers of 1985, 1986, and 1987, he worked as a human rights educator and solidarity activist in Nicaragua. From 1989-1993, he worked as a lawyer and activist with CODEHUCA (Commission for the Defense of Human Rights in Central America). From 1993-1995, he continued his human rights work with EPICA (Ecumenical Program for Central America) in Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico. In 1995, he was a legal officer with MINUGUA (the United Nation Human Rights Mission in Guatemala), before reviving Guatemala Partners in 1995 and creating Rights Action.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:00 PM EST
There will be time for Q+A and discussion
Event sponsored by:
Rochester Committee on Latin America (ROCLA)
Western New York Peace Center – Latin America Solidarity Committee