Monthly Archives: June 2011

Trouble Brewing

Posted on by Cafe Etico

Climate change, speculation and coffee Noticed higher prices for coffee? Coffee prices, along with many other agricultural commodities, have increased dramatically over the past few years, reaching levels not seen in over 30 years. Why the sudden increase? Two of … Continue reading

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Recent reports on Colombia

Posted on by Kirsten

Trade union rights, forced disappearances and the para-political scandal In February and March of this year, CoDev was pleased to host Colombian human rights partner, Berenice Celeyta of NOMADESC. Her visit included time in Ottawa, Vancouver and Regina meeting with … Continue reading

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Peru Elects a New President

Posted on by Steve

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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Zelaya’s Return

Posted on by Kirsten

What does it mean for Hondurans? Two 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 … Continue reading

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