Tell us about your interest in Central America. Have you been to there? Have you been involved in solidarity work?
Like snow, solitude and silence, so live in Managua!! Musician/activist. Involved in solidarity work since 1980. Moved to Nicaragua 1994. Married to Fatima Hernandez, former guerrillera, currently coordinator of Nicaragua Comunal Movement in our home barrio, La Primavera, Managua. I work with the FSLN's Zero Hunger program and coordinate Echoes of Silence, a independent network of 'artists with dirt under their fingernails´ dedicated to peace, justice and beauty. All our work is pro bono; support comes from donations, US/UK speaking/singing tours; CD sales, etc. PeaceWorks is our fiscal sponsor. Campaigns: Nags and Nippers: street horses and street children in mutual healing; Take Back the Dayz: Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Groundhog Day, all consumerism's Special [Go shop] Days - for Peace; Fair Trade is Not Enough. Greatest Hits: Ode to Starbucks, That Expletives-deleted Mobile; S.O.B. Song; I Thought I Heard sweet Victor [Jara] Singing ..... Inspired by Victor Jara's: 'We're workers, not 'Stars'' (photo). More, please see: www.echoesofsilence-ecosdelsilencio.pbworks.com