Archive - Nov 8, 2008

COLOMBIA: Tiquisio--struggling for development and peace


When the community of Tiquisio, led by parish priest Father Rafael Gallego, decided to organize in 2002 to confront the violent acts of the guerrillas, paramilitaries, and the Colombian Armed Forces, its members never imagined that seven years later their community process would set an example followed by other groups inside the Magdalena Medio Region, and would receive national and international recognition.