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Kairos USA Document, 2012

In 2012, Christians in the U.S. responded to the 2009 statement from Kairos Palesine with the following statement and formation of Kairos USA:

Call to Action: U.S. Response to the Kairos Palestine Document

A word of confession and faith from Christians in the United States

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Beatitudes Bible Study Handout - Margaret Aymer

The following document contains handouts used for Margaret Aymer's Bible Study on the Beatitudes during the 2012 Convocation of Peacemakers

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Alice Winters' Full Biography

In honor of Alice Winters' retirement in June 2011, the IPC composed the following booklet, which includes a full biography of her work in Colombia.

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The Prophet Amos and Trade

By Adelaida Jiménez and Milton Mejía, Presbyterian professors of Bible and theology at the Universidad Reformada in Barranquilla, Colombia, June 2011. English translation by Sarah Henken.

Thus says the LORD:
For three transgressions of Israel,
and for four, I will not revoke the punishment;
because they sell the righteous for silver,
and the needy for a pair of sandals
Amos 2:6

Buenaventura, Colombia: Where Free Trade Meets Mass Graves

by Kelly Nicholls and Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli
from NACLA Report

In April, President Obama and Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, reinitiated discussions on establishing a free trade agreement. The United States–Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA), as it is officially called, was signed in November 2006 but has been on hold in the U.S. Congress because of grave concerns about Colombia’s labor and human rights record, the worst in the Western Hemisphere. If the agreement is implemented by the end of the year, as officials in both countries are hoping, the city of Buenaventura will be one of the most directly affected places in Colombia.

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