Fundraiser for Binational Assembly

Fundraiser for Binational Assembly

We are kindly solicit donations from our friends, allies, supporters and our community to cover the expenses of our Binational General Assembly that will take place in Oaxaca, Mexico this coming October, 2014.  Every three years, FIOB organizes a binational congress with its membership at the binational level to make significant changes in its structure, work, etc.  This is a […]

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June 3, 2014 at 0 comments

Immigration Reform: The Dignity Campaign

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February 18, 2013 at 0 comments

FIOB delivery document to Governor of Oaxaca in California

FIOB delivery document to Governor of Oaxaca in California
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October 1, 2012 at 0 comments

Migrants in LA intensify efforts to support the leftist Mexican Presidential candidate AMLO

Migrants in LA intensify efforts to support the leftist Mexican Presidential candidate AMLO

With three weeks left until the Mexican presidential election, a coalition of immigrants in Los Angeles, are carrying out several efforts to promote the vote in support of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. These activities include information brigades, public displays of support and the use of telephones to call their relatives to remind them of the importance of exercising their right […]

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June 4, 2012 at 0 comments

Indulgencies: traditional recipes and cultural resistance

Indulgencies: traditional recipes and cultural resistance

Indigenous Migrants present book and documentary about traditional recipes at the binational level Los Angeles, California.- Members of the Binational Center for the Development of Oaxacan Indigenous Communities (CBDIO) and the Binational Front of Indigenous Organizations (FIOB), in an effort to rescue and preserve traditional indigenous Oaxacan recipes, present simultaneously in Los Angeles and Mexico City a recipe book and […]

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February 21, 2012 at 0 comments

FIOB Urges Voters go Against Anti-immigrant Candidates

FIOB Urges Voters go Against Anti-immigrant Candidates
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October 31, 2010 at 0 comments

Modern Vision without Excluding the Culture

By Bertha R. Santos Translated by Erika Morales Los Angeles, CA.- The shades of sunsets, contrasts, aromas, flavors and colors, that exist at the same time in Oaxaca –swinging within the essence of the indigenous communities and the modern world-, these have nurtured artist Walfred Rodriguez, whose works are filled with intense colors and surreal images that appear to exist […]

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July 15, 2009 at 0 comments

Experts: Triqui dad in Greenfield followed culture’s marriage tradition

Fourteen-year-old girl offered to man, 18, in exchange for dowry January 20, 2009 Experts who have lived among and studied the Triqui people of Oaxaca, Mexico believe that what happened to a Greenfield family, who authorities say allowed their 14-year-old daughter to live with a man as husband and wife, is a tragic misunderstanding of an honored tradition. The Monterey […]

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January 23, 2009 at 0 comments

FIOB’s STATEMENT ON THE CASE OF MARCELINO DE JESUS MARTINEZ

Los Angeles, California, January 14, 2009 Contacts: Gaspar Rivera-Salgado (FIOB) Phone: (310) 206-3910 (Los Angeles) Rufino Dominguez-Santos (CBDIO) Phone: (559) 499-1178 (Fresno) STATEMENT ON THE INDIGENOUS TRIQUI IN GREENFIELD The Indigenous Front of Binational Organizations (FIOB) and the Binational Center for the Development of Indigenous Oaxacans (CBDIO) join forces to inform the media and the general public about their position […]

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January 15, 2009 at 0 comments

How Do You Say Justice in Mixteco?

How Do You Say Justice in Mixteco?

June 10th, 2008 – by David Bacon: Fresno, California – Erasto Vasquez was surprised to see a forklift appear one morning outside his trailer near the corner of East and Springfield, two small rural roads deep in the grapevines, ten miles southwest of Fresno. He and his neighbors pleaded with the driver, but to no avail. The machine uprooted the […]

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June 10, 2008 at 0 comments