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Subject:

Fw: petition to cancel debt of Honduras and Nicaragua (fwd)

From:

"K.M. Sutherland" <[log in to unmask]>

Reply-To:

K.M. Sutherland

Date:

Fri, 11 Dec 1998 17:10:18 +0000 (GMT)

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[I have no idea if this is just howling into the breeze, I rather suspect
it may be, but each may make up her or his own mind, k]


---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 1998 01:55:34 -1000
From: travmar05 <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To: [log in to unmask]
To: Sub Po Etics <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Fw: petition to cancel debt of Honduras and Nicaragua


-----Original Message-----
From: virginia nickerson <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>; [log in to unmask]
<[log in to unmask]>; [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>;
[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Friday, December 11, 1998 3:41 PM
Subject: petition to cancel debt of Honduras and Nicaragua


>>
>>
>>---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>Date: Thu, 10 Dec 1998 15:28:03 -0800
>>From: Peter Dorman <[log in to unmask]>
>>Subject: petition to cancel debt of Honduras and Nicaragua
>>
>>> >>This is an electronic petition.  Please sign and send on to others
even if
>>> >you
>>> >>do not sign.  Thank you. "CANCEL THE FOREIGN DEBT OF HONDURAS AND
>>> >NICARAGUA
>>> >>NOW!" PETITION "The debt is immoral, it's a sin. It was an obstacle to
>>> >>development and to democratization before the storm, and now after
>>> >Hurricane
>>> >>Mitch it
>>> >> must be canceled. The debt of both Honduras and Nicaragua must be
wiped
>>> >clean
>>> >> if we're to have any hope for the future. We'll never rebuild Central
>>> >America
>>> >>with the debt resting on our backs"
>>> >>Noemi Espinoza, Executive President of the Christian Commission for
>>> >>Development in Honduras speaks for the survivors of the worst calamity
>>> >Central
>>> >>Americans have ever had to endure, but her words should be reflected
in
>>> >the
>>> >>hearts and minds of people everywhere who believe that the poor must
not
>>> >be
>>> >>forgotten, that they also have the right to
>>> >> rebuild their lives, their communities, their nations.  Honduras and
>>> >>Nicaragua owe $4.2 billion and $6 billion respectively.  Honduras and
>>> >>Nicaragua must have the means for reconstruction! A resolution
follows:
>>> >>WHEREAS:  We affirm and promote the inherent worth and right of all
>>> >nations
>>> >to
>>> >>survive in dignity and believe all nations should have the means to
>>> >>do so; and WHEREAS: We commend all the efforts of people and
organizations
>>> >all
>>> >>around the world that are now helping Hondurans and Nicaraguans to
>>> >survive,
>>> >>and attain their legitimate right to life, liberty and the pursuit
>>> >>ofhappiness; and WHEREAS: we support all the actions that contribute
to
>>> >end
>>> >>the suffering of the peoples of Central America.
>>> >>
>>> >>THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED,  That we hereby urge the United States
>>> >Government
>>> >to
>>> >>cancell the foreign debt of Honduras and Nicaragua. Your voice can be
>>> >heard.
>>> >>Please add your name to this petition and forward it to your friends
>>> >> and associations with whom you are affiliated who believe in what it
>>> >stands
>>> >>for. The petition will then be forwarded to the President of the
United
>>> >>States, the Vice President of the United States, and the United States
>>> >>Senators and House Members. Petition Management:  This petition is
being
>>> >>passed around the Internet.
>>> >>
>>> >>Please add your name to it so that the people of Honduras and
Nicaragua
>>> >have a
>>> >>second chance to organize their lives and communities.  Please keep
the
>>> >>petition going.  Do not reply to us.  Please sign and forward to
others to
>>> >>sign.
>>> >>
>>> >>2. If you print out this petition for signing, please email the
listing of
>>> >>names with locations to the email address:
>>> >><mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]
Include
>>> >a
>>> >>note to indicate if you have a hand-signed petition and include the
number
>>> >of
>>> >>names listed.
>>> >>
>>> >> 3. If you happen to be the 100th, 200th, or 300th signer of this
>>> >petition,
>>> >>please forward a copy to the e-mail address:
>>> >> <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]
>>> >>
>>> >>4. If you sign, please pass it on to others.  If not, please do not
kill
>>> >it:
>>> >>send it to the e-mail address:
>>> >> <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]
>>> >>
>>> >>Thanks for your solidarity.
>>> >>
>>> >> Honduran Student Association and Friends
>>> >> c/o Latin American Studies Program
>>> >> 190 Uris Hall, Tower Road
>>> >> Cornell University
>>> >> Ithaca, NY 14853
>>> >> >
>>> >> >
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Sign here:
>>> >> > 1 Breny Mendoza
>>> >> > 2 Max J. Pfeffer, Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
>>> >> > 3 Jose Garcia, Graduate Student, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
>>> >> > 4 Stefan D. Cherry, Graduate Student, Cornell University, Ithaca,
NY
>>> >> > 5 Ilse Ackerman, Ithaca, NY
>>> >> > 6 Anje Ackerman, Harriosnburg, VA
>>> >> > 7 Kirsten Beachy, Harrisonburg, VA
>>> >> > 8 Espri Beauregard
>>> >> > 9. Jonathan Horst, Goshen College
>>> >> > 10. J. Daniel Hess; Lancaster, PA
>>> >> > 11. Dwayne Wenger Hess, Baltimore, MD
>>> >> > 12. Andrea Wenger Hess, Baltimore, MD
>>> >> > 13. Melissa Kauffman Schrock, Lombard, IL
>>> >> > 14. Doug Amstutz, Scottdale, PA
>>> >> > 15. Wanda Roth Amstutz, Scottdale, PA
>>> >> > 16. J. Lorne Peachey, Scottdale, PA
>>> >> > 17.     Donella M. Clemens, Souderton, PA
>>> >> 18. Noel Santiago, Souderton, PA
>>> >> 19. Calvin Miller, Stockbridge, GA
>>> >>20. Kevin C. Stout, Lancaster, PA
>>> >21. Jim Alexander, Lancaster, PA
>>> >22. Robert Yoder, Burlington, VT
>>> >23. J.R. Deep Ford, Burlington, Vermont
>>> >24. Elaine McCrate, Burlington, VT 05405
>>> >25. Peter Bohmer, Olympia, WA
>>26. Peter Dorman, Olympia, WA
>>27.  Thomas Weisskopf, Ann Arbor, MI
>>28. Catherine Badgley, Chelsea, MI
>>29. Keston Sutherland, Cambridge, England
>
>
>







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