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Delta Apparel Urgent Action Update: One Step Forward, 2 steps Back

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As we reported last month in our Urgent Action in support of workers fired from Delta’s clothing assembly plant in Honduras, in April the company illegally fired 40 workers suffering from musculoskeletal injuries at their factory in Villanueva, Cortés, Honduras.

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Victory for Public Education in Colombia

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After 37 days of striking, CODEV partner the Federation of Colombian Educators (FECODE) reached an agreement with the Ministry of Education in Colombia. Teachers were joined by students and parents in organized peaceful actions across the country, in some cases … Continue reading

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Call for support for Colombian Teachers’ Strike as violence against educators increases.

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For all the latest on the strike you can follow FECODE on Facebook, or the FECODE Youtube channel! Following a failed round of negotiations this week, and the killings of 3 teachers, the Colombian Educators’ Federation (FECODE) has called for … Continue reading

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Update from Buenaventura, Colombia

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On Tuesday June 6, Colombian authorities and community leaders in the Pacific port of Buenaventura reached a deal to lift the 21 day civil strike that emphatically demanded the national government and President Juan Manual Santos, to fulfill their commitments … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Violence Against Protesters in Buenaventura

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Call on Colombian Authorities to End Repression in Buenaventura and to Address Grievances.

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