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Executive Director Report – Winter 2020-21

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Fall has been a busy season at CoDev between a flurry of online events and several natural and not-so-natural disasters requiring us to mobilize support for our Latin American partners. Educators and Indigenous Rights in the Bolivian Elections As Bolivia’s … Continue reading

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Hurricane Devastation – Appeal for Support

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#Giving Tuesday 2020 In mid-November, two powerful, contiguous hurricanes battered Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. Eta and Iota generated mudslides and flooding, burying villages, flooding homes, and destroying crops. Government responses have been … Continue reading

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Executive Director Report – Fall 2020

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CoDev 2020 Annual General Meeting We welcomed Jacqueline Alvarado Cruz, a Surrey teacher solidarity activist, who was elected to the board at this AGM. Read Jaqueline’s profile here. And congratulations to incumbent board members Nancy Hawkins, Neil Adolph, Diana Alvarez, … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Solidarity with Nicaraguan Women’s Rights Organizations

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Solidarity with Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women (MEC), and other Nicaraguan women’s rights organizations.

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COVID-19 Update: Nicaragua

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Nicaragua – MEC (Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) The world pandemic is not only affecting the global economy, it is also having a devastating impact on the local economies, particularly in developing countries. In Nicaragua, according … Continue reading

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