Category Archives: Human Rights

Urgent Action: Human Rights Crisis in Honduras

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Call on Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland to take a strong stand concerning electoral fraud, repression and violence in Honduras.

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Disaster Capitalism: Hurricane Maria & Puerto Rico’s Schools

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To learn more about the role of the teachers federation and other Puerto Rican unions’ role in community–based recovery: http://bit.ly/2Ardg7k I just got off the phone with Sofia Feliciano in Puerto Rico. She told me that her father had been … Continue reading

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In Defense of Democracy in Guatemala

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PURSUING CORRUPTION, IS FINISHING WITH HISTORICAL PRIVILEGES We see with great concern that in the face of the fight against corruption in recent years has been the development of a rearrangement of the most conservative powers of the country that … Continue reading

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Transforming Communities Through Education

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“I am grateful for the opportunity to have received this scholarship for higher education, both to the team at the Salvadoran Association for Integrated Health and Social Services (APSIES) and to the CoDevelopment family, as I gained the capacity to … Continue reading

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Struggling for Rights in Maquilas

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Rosa Dina Rodríguez is 33 years old and has worked for over 9 years in maquilas, producing goods for brands such as Nike, Under Armour, and Gildan and for stores including Walmart. As a result of maquila workplace conditions, Rosa … Continue reading

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