CoDev is concerned for the safety of the director of our Colombian partner organization NOMADESC. Berenice Celeita was under surveillance by unidentified individuals after returning from a visit to Canada and the USA to expose human rights violations in Colombia.
Take Action now and join CoDev in sending a letter to Colombian President Juan Manual Santos to let him know that Canadians are concerned about Berenice’s safety and asking him to take action to ensure Berenice’s safety and well-being. (more…)
The conflict in Colombia is the longest running conflict in Latin America. It is clear that a Colombia without war is better than a Colombia with war. So the peace dialogues underway are positive but our Latin American partner Asociación Nomadesc reminds us in this video that there are different perspectives on peace. (more…)
Kirsten Daub is in Nicaragua visiting the co-operatives that provide Café Ético’s coffee beans. She sends us this update. (more…)
Don’t miss “As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt“, published in the Georgia Strait, and written by our own Kirsten Daub, Cafe Etico Coordinator.
It’s another brilliantly sunny day in Northern Nicaragua. I’ve just clambered down a mountainside, and stepping into the shade of Manuel Garcia’s coffee farm is instant relief from the heat. As we walk through the coffee trees …
Read the full article here.