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Zelaya’s Return

What does it mean for Hondurans?

Honduras MuralTwo years after the 2009 coup against his presidency, Manuel Zelaya returned to Honduras on Saturday (May 28th), to a crowd of thousands. While the Resistance is not declaring victory, they recognize the agreement offers a possible opening for reforming the constitution which was the original proposal and remains a demand from the resistance front.

CoDev’s partners are (more…)

Members Survey

CoDevelopment Canada is undergoing a review of our “Partners in Solidarity” newsletter which comes out every February, May and November in print and electronic formats. We will use this information for an internal discussion on the format and content of this publication. Upon completion of the survey {July11 Update: Survey is now closed, thank you to those who entered} you will be offered (more…)

Young Worker’s Delegation 2011

CoDev Delegation to Colombia - Oct 2010

Sign Up for CoDev’s Young Worker’s Delegation to Honduras and El Salvador! Nov 30th- Dec 9th, 2011

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Looking ahead to Guatemala’s elections

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), both parties coming out of the former rebel movement (and in which many of our friends in the CCDA are active), have allied with the New Republic Movement (MNR), a new left party comprised mainly of younger activists who came out of the student movement of the 1990s, to create  the Frente Amplio, (Broad Front). While it has not yet formally joined, (more…)

OH&S Delegation Deepens Commitment

CoDev’s Labour Program Director, Carol Wood, is accompanying a group of occupational health and safety activists on an exchange with our Honduran partners CODEMUH, sponsored by the BC Federation of Labour. April 3rd and 4th were the first two days of the exchange between Canadians and Hondurans on Occupational Health and Safety.

After two days of intense concentration, and with (more…)