Gaper’s Block–shout out to Chicago

Posted by on February 2, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Gapers Block Book Club Review The Guardians by Ana Castillo

The Guardians on Tape Read by Ana Castillo

Posted by on January 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm

Dear Ms. Castillo- I am an adjunct instructor at the college in my community and I have begun to listen to books on tape recently.  I pick up books at the library on campus, often on a whim.  This week, I have had the experience of listening to your book, The Guardians.  I cannot describe [...]

End Female Genetalia Mutilation

Posted by on January 22, 2011 at 5:01 am

Last month signing ‘rose petal’ petition in Padua, Italy for Amnesty International as part of the month’s HUMAN RIGHTS events there.  (Castillo in picture gallery) Sign petition:


Posted by on January 22, 2011 at 4:43 am

Anapra, Nuevo Mejico, where the borderline is blurred.  People from Mexico and U.S. sides will join together next week.  7,000 people murdered since 2008.  Many innocents caught in the crossfires. I’ll be there.  In the crowd–hopefully there will be a crowd.… FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EVENT, PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANIZERS: Ana Morales [...]

Poet and Women’s Right Activist Murdered in Juárez

Posted by on January 12, 2011 at 3:37 pm

Among the latest victims in one of the most dangerous cities in the world is a poet and activist for women’s rights.  Three young men are being held.  The story goes that Susana Chávez was out late, drinking with three thugs in a house, insulted one of them, they killed her and sawed off her [...]

¿Qué a pasado con ‘Nstro.’ México?

Posted by on December 15, 2010 at 7:03 pm

Recommended ‘holiday’ movie: El infierno (2010) Epic black comedy about the world of Mafia and organized crime, HELL helps us to understand what everybody is asking: What is happening in Mexico today? Written by El Cochiloco In point of fact it isn’t funny as much as dead-on. In literary terms it is a comedy because [...]

December 11-12 Feast Day of Guadalupe Tonantzin

Posted by on December 12, 2010 at 1:35 am

Nuestra Madre Oye Nuestras Oraciones Gracias

European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion

Posted by on November 24, 2010 at 11:13 pm

DIRITTIumani_pieg10def See appearances

Itzpapalotl: Breast Cancer Goddess Poster

Posted by on November 23, 2010 at 7:28 pm