Christina Fetterhoff (Ecuador)


Christina Fetterhoff

Christina Fetterhoff (Center for Economic and Social Rights, Ecuador): Christina was involved with human rights in Latin America long before she undertook her AP fellowship. She lived and studied for six months in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she researched the role of Argentine human rights organizations during the 1976-1982 military dictatorship. She also traveled to Cuba as a delegate for MADRE, a women’s rights and humanitarian aid organization. Christina graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 2003 with a B.A. in Political Science. At the time of her fellowship, she was studying for an M.A. in Latin American Studies through Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.



05 Apr

Sarayaku: Part II

The history of Sarayaku and their continuing struggle for justice in the face of such

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Posted Apr 05, 2007

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17 Aug

The Solidarity Bridge

I was supposed to fly home today. This was supposed to be the end of

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Posted Aug 17, 2004

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10 Aug

Independence Day

I am going to interrupt my blogs about the Amazon School to include some thoughts

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Posted Aug 10, 2004

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05 Aug

First Social Forum of the Americas

During the week of July 25 – 30 hundreds of socially-conscious activists from all over

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Posted Aug 05, 2004

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04 Aug

Amazon School: Part II — Defintions and Assumptions

It is the middle of my week here in Puyo. Classes at the Amazon School

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Posted Aug 04, 2004

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02 Aug

The Amazon School for Human Rights and the Environment: Part I — Introductions

I, along with Laura Timme (the other CDES intern-an M.A. student at Columbia), arrived at

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Posted Aug 02, 2004

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28 Jul

El Pueblo Unido Jamás Será Vencido

“El pueblo unido jamás será vencido!!!!!” (“The people united will never be defeated!”) These immortal

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Posted Jul 28, 2004

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22 Jul

Sarayaku: Part I

This is the stuff you read in books, I kept thinking, as I sat across

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Posted Jul 22, 2004

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19 Jul

(Re)defining the Partnership

What will be the relationship between CDES and the Advocacy Project after I leave Quito?

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Posted Jul 19, 2004

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12 Jul

The Right to Health

I have been sick for over a week. Living in a new and completely different

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Posted Jul 12, 2004

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24 Jun

Democracy and Hunger Strikes

Juan Forero, noted correspondent for the New York Times in Latin America, published a three

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Posted Jun 24, 2004

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18 Jun

Amazonian Observatory: Looking to the Future of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Amazonian Region

This morning the CDES conference room filled up quickly with Ecuadorian human, indigenous and environmental

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Posted Jun 18, 2004

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15 Jun

Just Because I Speak Spanish Doesn’t Mean I Understand

Understanding language and understanding culture are two very different things. Now that I have been

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Posted Jun 15, 2004

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11 Jun

First Impressions

Yesterday, driving through Quito with my Ecuadorian host brother, I saw blood red graffiti on

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Posted Jun 11, 2004

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19 May

Getting Ready

Every time I prepare to travel to Latin America, I ask my parents if they

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Posted May 19, 2004

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