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Praying with Venezuela

“We call on our fellow citizens to avoid sinking into an absurd fratricidal confrontation that benefits no one.” Central Presbytery (of the Presbyterian Church of Venezuela) issued these stark words this week in a letter to their compatriots. Venezuela has … Continue reading

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Heeding God’s Call

It was the first time I ever enjoyed being honked at. A city bus, work vans, a postal truck, family sedans, clunkers, and finally a school bus sounded their horns as I stood in racket-raising vigil with a dozen retirees … Continue reading

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The drama of democracy

“Democracy is not a spectator sport.” Living in Bolivia has certainly brought home this truth, with frequent public demonstrations, marches, protests, strikes, and blockades demanding attention from the government and society at large. Since August when the indigenous march against … Continue reading

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