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Archive for September 16th, 2009

Women supporting women; a pitch for Mayapan

From the NPT Inbox:

Women Supporting Women!

The spirit of sisterhood is greater than any barriers that attempt to divide us. Our grandmothers taught us to form strong bonds as women and help each other in times of need.

Mercado Mayapan is a self-help initiative by women who refuse to be pushed into poverty. The crisis that emerged at the beginning of September and forced the layoff of 106 workers was the result of ongoing problems with local and federal governments whose bureaucratic decisions take months and years while dire community needs remain in crisis.

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Written by newspapertreeelpaso

September 16, 2009 at 4:02 pm

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Sergio Lewis is in the race for County Commission

Just in, Sergio Lewis will announce his candidacy for County Commissioner, Precinct 2, at a news conference tomorrow at 1400 Montana.

Written by newspapertreeelpaso

September 16, 2009 at 2:24 pm

Posted in Uncategorized