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In support of the women of Colombia

1.27. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/27/08 at 10:14 PM This evening our team has completed a week of hosting an international Christian Peacemaker Team delegation here in Barrancaberemeja. The delegation met with youth groups, women’s groups, human rights organizations and labor unions during their time in the Barranca. Out of what the delegation heard during […]

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Remembering the disappeared in Barrancabermeja

1.20. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/20/08 at 10:48 PM One of the ongoing tasks for us here in Barrancabermeja is listening to the history of this city and its people. This weekend I attended a concert and rally that made some of the history real for me in a new way. The gathering was a […]

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Remembering the disappeared in Barrancabermeja

1.20. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/20/08 at 10:48 PM One of the ongoing tasks for us here in Barrancabermeja is listening to the history of this city and its people. This weekend I attended a concert and rally that made some of the history real for me in a new way. The gathering was a […]

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Settling into Barrancabermeja

1.13. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/13/08 at 05:38 PM It’s been a week since I arrived here at the CPT house here in Barrancabermeja. In some ways it hasn’t changed much since I was here three years ago. The plants on the patio transplanted from the river banks of the Opon have aged a bit. […]

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Leaving for Colombia for six weeks with CPT

1.4. 2008 Posted By: Tim Nafziger

Posted by Tim Nafziger on 01/04/08 at 08:05 PM On Jan. 5 at 5 a.m., Charletta and I leave for O’Hare to catch a flight to Mexico City and then to Bogota, Colombia. On Jan. 6 we’ll be traveling by bus 10 hours north (and over 8,000 feet down) to the city of Barrancabermeja where […]

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