Mexican poet and activist Javier Sicilia, right, greets a supporter Sunday in Santa Fe. Sicilia is leading the Caravan for Peace across the United States. (Photo courtesy of Caravan4Peace)
Caravan in El Paso Monday, Tuesday
Editor’s note: The Caravan for Peace will be in El Paso on Monday and Tuesday. See events planned. See the group’s website here.
If the Caravan for Peace and Justice with Dignity now crossing the U.S. had to pick a city where all the issues it is raising
Javier Sicilia in Los Angeles. (Photo Courtesy of Caravan4Peace)
come together, perhaps no place would be better than Albuquerque.
A crossroads of cultures, conflict and commerce of all kinds, the Duke City is traversed by interstates and railways that move people and goods in all directions. Creeping toward a million people in the metro area, it is a place that grapples with high rates of drug abuse, gang and drug-related violence, governmental corruption and impunity in the justice system.