Author Archives: Steve

Event: Stories from the Frontlines of the Honduran Teachers’ Struggle

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CoDev invites you to hear from Honduran teachers’ union member Dilcia Diaz, a coordinator with the CoDev supported Non-Sexist Pedagogy program. Hear from a front line activist

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Cordoba, Colombia: A dangerous place to be a union leader

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Guest Blogger Irene Lanzinger, B.C. Federation of Labour, shares a report from a recent CoDev delegation to Colombia. On Friday, December 2, Domingo Ayala, the president of the Teachers’ Union of Cordoba (ADEMACOR) walked into our hotel lobby. He was … Continue reading

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A changing role for Cuba’s unions in the new economy

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Guest Blogger: Larry Kuehn: Director, BCTF International Solidarity Program – one of CoDev’s Canadian Partners. The Cuban government announced last year that 500,000 workers currently employed by the state—approximately 10 percent of the Cuban workforce—will lose those jobs over the … Continue reading

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Peru Elects a New President

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What does Ollanta Humala’s victory mean to Peruvian Educators and Education? The election June 5th of centre-left presidential candidate Ollanta Humala of the Peruvian National Party could signify important changes for CoDev’s partner, the Peruvian Education Workers’ Union (SUTEP) and … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to Guatemala’s elections

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Presidential elections are scheduled for September 11, 2011 in Guatemala. For the first time in a decade the Guatemalan left is entering the election campaign united. The Alternative for a New Nation (ANN) and the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG), … Continue reading

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