Schedule of Vieques Protests
from
http://www.viequeslibre.org/

Condemn the U.S. invasion of Vieques by attending these protests events that will be held in the following areas. So far protests have been scheduled for:


Baltimore

Boston, Massachusetts 
Burlington
, Vermont 
Cleveland, Ohio
Hartford, Connecticut
Honolulu, Hawai'i 
Miami, Florida
Minnesota, Minneapolis
Montpelier, Vermont  
Newark, New Jersey
New Orleans, Louisiana
New York City
Orlando, Florida
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Francisco, California
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Seoul, South Korea
Springfield, Massachusetts
Toronto, Canada
Tucson, Arizona 
Vieques, Puerto Rico
Washington, D.C.

 

Events for Today May 5, 2000

Puerto Rico

viernes 5 de mayo Piquete-concentración 11:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. en el Portón #1 del Antiguo Base Ramey en Aguadilla

Contacto: Ana Maria Serrano Reyes - analibre@caribe.net

 

New York

Manhattan - The Vieques' Solidarity Network is calling to a massive mobilization that will take place on May 5 at 5:00 P.M. in Times Square (42nd. and Broadway) if it is on a weekday. 

Sponsored by: Vieques Solidarity Network, Todo El Barrio con Vieques, Todo Nueva York con Vieques, Vieques Support Campaign, Veterans Support Vieques, Women for Peace and Justice in Vieques, David Sanes Rodriguez Brigade, PIP-NY, Lower East Siders for Vieques.

Contacts: "Todo Nueva York con Vieques" at 212-631-4620 and "Todo el Barrio con Vieques" at 212-348-8004

 

Washington, D.C.

On May 5 there will be a mobilization in Lafayette Park, in front of the White House at at noon. Please, contact the media and call your people.

Contacts: David Santiago 202-223-3915 ext. 308

 

Boston, Massachusetts

Latinas & Latinos for Social Change are calling for a protest on May 5 at 4PM in front of the JFK Federal Building, in Government Center, Boston (T- BLUE LINE, GOVERNMENT CENTER STOP). Also, we plan to be there for a long time, and have a 24 hour presence in front of the Federal Building. Please contact us if you can help us with our 24 hour civil disobedience camp.

Read Action Alert

Contacts:
E-mail:
LFSC1999@aol.com
Telephone: 617-824-4213

 

Burlington, Vermont

Demonstration in Burlington at the Federal Courthouse (off of church Street) on May 5 from 4:00-5:30pm.

Contact: VT-PR Solidarity Committee -
                Colleen McDonald:
colleenmcd7@yahoo.com

 

Montpelier, Vermont

Demonstration in Montpelier at the Federal Building (Post Office) on State Street on May 5 from 4:00-5:30pm.

Contact: VT-PR Solidarity Committee -
                Colleen McDonald:
colleenmcd7@yahoo.com


Toronto, Canada

On May 5 a protest will take place at 5:00 pm in front of the American Consulate! Please if anyone knows of members of the Puerto Rican or Latino or Caribbean communities in Toronto. 

Contact Kole at (416) 925-5683 if you wish to help with organization (I am here till May 6th so if someone would volunteer to take over after that if arrests haven't happened!). Furthermore it would be good for someone to send him contact info of local media so that I may send out a press release about this. 
Konstantin Kilibarda -
konstantin.kilibarda@utoronto.ca

 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Committee Pro-Vieques Camden-Philadelphia Chapter will hold a demonstration condemning the arrests and in support of the people of Vieques. The protest will take place on May 5 at: BROAD & CHERRY in front of the Navy Recruiting Station at 5:p.m. If the protest take place Saturday or Sunday the time will switch to 12 noon.

Contact: (215)227-7141 in Philadelphia
              (856)338-1364 in Camden
              Carmen L Salas -  
mitacls@juno.com
              Councilman Ortiz, (215) 686 3420.
              Berta Joubert-Ceci (215) 724-1618

 

Seoul, South Korea

We will hold a silent candle light protest here in Seoul, South Korea, on May 5  at 8:30pm in Panghak Peace Park in Tobong-Dong (Pang-hak sa-go-ri). All who are concerned should join us.

or more information please contact us:
Nikolasa & Potaua Biasiny-Tule:
nikolasa_biasiny@yahoo.com

 

Minnesota, Minneapolis

La Coalición Puertorriqueña en MN is calling an emergency rally activity in front of the Federal Building in Downtown Minneapolis on May 5 at 4:30 p.m. 

The Federal Building is located on the corner of 4th St. and 3rd Ave.

or more information contact:
Migdalia Loyola at (651) 649-1142 or
m_loyola@hotmail.com.  You can also write Emmanuel Ortiz at boricano@hotmail.com

 

New Orleans, Louisiana

On May 5 there will be a protest at 5:00 PM at the Federal Building (at the corner of Camp and Poydras streets).

Contact: Suzie Bundy (504) 821-0161
e-mail:
scbundy@aol.com

 

Honolulu, Hawai'i

DEMONSTRATION - Friday, May 5, 2000 -5:00 PM

mauka side of the Kuhio Federal Building in Honolulu

(at Punchbowl St and Halekauila St)

Bring signs, banners and messages of solidarity. We will hold a brief rally followed by sign waving on Ala Moana Blvd. or more information contact: Kyle Kajhiro, AFSC Hawai'i, Ph. 988-6266, keboi@aol.com

Terri Keko`olani Raymond, NFIP/Ohana Koa, napua@gte.net

 

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

Councilman Luis Quintana is calling upon the PUERTO RICAN community and the community at LARGE! To MARCH united in support of our BROTHERS and SISTERS on the Island of VIEQUES,PUERTO RICO!!!!!!!!!!!! Friday, May 5,2000 from 3:00pm till 6:00pm in front of the NEWARK FEDERAL BUILDING 970 Broad Street, Newark,NJ. for further info. 973-733-5880
Butchie Nieves -
butchie26@hotmail.com


Baltimore

The Baltimore Emergency Response Network [BERN] and the All Peoples Congress are calling for an emergency demonstration to support the Vieques protesters on Friday, May 5 from 5 PM to 6 PM at Centre and Charles Streets in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore. Bring signs, banners and leaflets.

 

Cleveland, Ohio

Join a protest in Cleveland on Friday, May 5 at 4:30 pm at the Federal Courthouse, Superior Ave. and Public Square.
or more information, call 216-631-2051, 431-5275, or 736-3280.
Contact: NIkuta@aol.com

 

May 5 -
Hartford, CT
Serie de Conciertos Grito de Vieques

El concierto Grito de Vieques se llevara a cabo en el Auditorio de la escuela Superior Bulkeley de Hartford.

 
CONTACT PERSON: Gloria Gerena
E-MAIL:
<gog62@webtv.net>
PHONE: 860-956-1509


May 5 -
Burlington, Vermont
Public Vieques Forum

The Vermont-Puerto Rico Solidarity Committee presents A Public Forum to Discuss the U.S. Military of Occupation of Vieques. 

This Friday, May 5th

NOON- Attend a rally in solidarity with the people of Vieques on the Steps of Burlington City Hall

5 PM- Attend the Delegation’s Public Forum @ Burlington College 95 North Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401

Contact Pete Shear @ 862-9616

The purpose of the delegation's visit is to educate Vermonters about the current struggle in Puerto Rico to evict the US Navy from the island of Vieques, and to build international support for their struggle to evict the US Navy from Vieques.

 

May 5 -
Miami, Florida
Rally - Piquete

Rally in front of the Federal Building at 5:30 PM

El viernes 5 de Mayo, tendremos un piquete en frente al el edificio federal en la ciudad de Miami Fl. Comensaremos la demostración de 5:30 a 6:00 pm.

Para más información llamar al 954 838-9800
RICARDO HERNANDEZ - 
rhernan6@worldnet.att.net


May 6 -
Philadelphia, PA
Serie de Conciertos Grito de Vieques

CONTACT PERSON: Miriam Cortés
E-MAIL:
<anacaona2@aol.com>
PHONE: 856-262-8075

 

May 6 -
Montpelier, VT
Community Forum on Vieques

Saturday May 6 @ Trinity Methodist Church (Main Street) 4:00-6:00PM Community Forum on Vieques

The forum is centered around a delegation coming from  Puerto Rico: Carmen Valencia, Raul Noriega, and Carmelo Ruiz Marrero.

6:30-8:00PM Benefit Dinner (Donation Requested).    

or more information please call Manuel O’Neill at (802)456-8126, manuelo@earth.goddard.edu
or  Colleen McDonald at (802)229-2888,
colleenmcd7@yahoo.com

Organized by the Vermont-Puerto Rico Solidarity Committee

 

May 7 -
Jersey City, NJ
Vieques Protest Rally

El comité pro Vieques, Puerto Rico de Hudson County is holding a VIEQUES PROTEST RALLY in Jersey City City Hall 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, on Sunday May 7th at 3pm. Puerto Rican elected officials, Religious leaders, teachers, and students will all participate. We also plan on a civil disobedience act on Monday in Hudson County, 

The time to act is NOW QUE VIVA PUERTO RICO y VIEQUES LIBRE. NOT ONE MORE BOMB !!!

Contact: Anthony Cruz   -  vieques2000@hotmail.com

May 7 -
Jersey City, NJ
Vieques Protest Rally

El comité pro Vieques, Puerto Rico de Hudson County is holding a VIEQUES PROTEST RALLY in Jersey City City Hall 280 Grove Street, Jersey City, on Sunday May 7th at 3pm. Puerto Rican elected officials, Religious leaders, teachers, and students will all participate. We also plan on a civil disobedience act on Monday in Hudson County, 

The time to act is NOW QUE VIVA PUERTO RICO y VIEQUES LIBRE. NOT ONE MORE BOMB !!!

Contact: Anthony Cruz   -  vieques2000@hotmail.com