October Justice for José Antonio Elena Rodriguez—Murdered by Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz Five Years Ago Oct. 10, 2012
Oct. 9; 5-6 pm: Border Patrol Victims Network Street Action in Tucson—meet at corner 4th Ave and 4th St.
6-9 pm—Noche Cultural organized by BPVN at La Indita Restaurant xx address starting with presentation by Maria and Joe Garcia on the historic visit by the Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos to Magdalena, Sonora in Oct. 2007, updates on José Antonio’s case and other, then live music by Jamiz, Rebeca Cartes, and Ted Warmbrand.
Oct. 10—Five Year Anniversary Vigil for José Antonio in Ambos Nogales
4-5 pm—Vigil at corner of Grand and Crawford, downtown Nogales, Sonora (1 block from port of entry)
5 pm—mass at Catholic Church in Nogales, Sonora just south of border on Obregon St
6 pm—procession from Catholic Church to José Antonio’s cross
7 pm—Vigil at José Antonio’s cross on Calle Internaciónal by Border Wall (about 4 blocks west along border wall after crossing border. Folks can also participate from the U.S. side of the wall.)
late Oct.—trial begins in Tucson for Border Patrol agent Lonnie Swartz (see BPVN facebook page for details or call 520-400-7625)