Maribel Gonzales 1953 – 2015

Tasneem Jamal Africa, Americas, News

In Memoriam On Tuesday, April 28 we learned that our friend and former colleague, Maribel Gonzales, had died at her home in Guelph, Ontario. Maribel worked with Project Ploughshares from 2008 until 2013. She quickly took charge of a project in the Caribbean, working with civil society organizations to address the plague of armed violence in their communities. Maribel coordinated …

War in Paradise: Civil society groups battle Caribbean gun violence

Maribel Gonzales Conventional Weapons

Author Maribel Gonzales The Ploughshares Monitor Summer 2011 Volume 32 Issue 2 The Caribbean is known for its pristine beaches. Yet amid this beauty are communities of violence where citizens are caught in a virtual state of war. The region’s homicide rate of 18.1 per 100,000 inhabitants is more than double the world average of 7.6 (UNODC 2004). And more …