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AMISTAD Resumes Construction Subject to the ongoing economie wartime crisis in Nicaragua, the AMISTAD soils lab construction project was haltod for several weeks, but is now back on its feet. The laboratory , which is being built on the campus of the H igher Institute for Agricultural Sciences in Managua, was named a priority by the Nicaraguan Ministry of Education, and construction was resumed with a renewed allocatíon of resources trom Holland, the U.S. and Nicaragua. Recently , AMISTAD joined with other local solida rity groups in denou ncing the re tention in Laredo, Texas of the Veterans' solidarity caravan bound for Nicaragua. Like hundreds of other groups across the country, including AMISTAD, the vets have challenged the U.S. administration's war on Nicaragua and have chosen to directly aid the Nicaraguan people AMISTAD will continue its own such activities and will support all other groups and individuals who work in solidarity with Nicaragua. AMISTAD seeks volunteers with construction and Spanish-speaking skills to work at the construction site outside Managua for at least one month. In addition to working on the project, brigadistas live with a family and have a chance to meet with Nicaraguan organizations and individuáis and travel around the country. Those interested should cali 761-7960. Meetings are held each Sunday at 7:30 pm in the Guild House, 802 Monroe. AMISTAD, co Guild House Campus Ministry, 802 Monroe, Ann Arbor, Ml 48104, 761-7960.


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