Justice Delayed

Think globally and act locally. Denver activists will be taking the mantra to heart this Friday, when they rally in front of the Guatemalan Consulate to have a former military leader tried for human rights violations.

In an action that will coincide with other protests around the country, the Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) is working with Amnesty International to bring attention to the legacy of Jos

Erin Rosa was born in Spain and raised in Colorado Springs. She is a freelance writer currently living in Denver. Rosa's work has been featured in a variety of news outlets including the Huffington Post, Democracy Now!, and the Rocky Mountain Chronicle, an alternative-weekly in Northern Colorado where she worked as a columnist covering the state legislature. Rosa has received awards from the Society of Professional Journalists for her reporting on lobbying and woman's health issues. She was also tapped with a rare honorable mention award by the Newspaper Guild-CWA's David S. Barr Award in 2008--only the second such honor conferred in its nine-year history--for her investigative series covering the federal government's Supermax prison in the state. Rosa covers the labor community, corrections, immigration and government transparency matters. She can be reached at erosa@www.coloradoindependent.com.