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UMass Boston- Nobel Laureate Rigoberta MenchĂș Tum to Speak

Chancellor J. Keith Motley announced today that the University of Massachusetts Boston, in partnership with the Organization Maya K'iche, will host an address by the Indian-rights activist, 1992 Nobel Prize laureate, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Rigoberta MenchĂș Tum on April 6. Organization Maya K'iche represents thousands of members of the Maya K'iche ethnic group now residing in New Bedford that fled Guatemala in the 1980s and 1990s due to the imminent dangers of civil war and genocide. More...

4/6/09