Category Archives: Latin America

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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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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Canada should support democracy, not just condemn the government, in Venezuela

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Backing a mediation effort would be a good start.

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Urgent Action: Sweatshop Workers Fired

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Tell U.S. Company, Delta Apparel to Give 25 Injured Honduran Workers Their Jobs Back!!

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