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Call for support for Colombian Teachers’ Strike as violence against educators increases.

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For all the latest on the strike you can follow FECODE on Facebook, or the FECODE Youtube channel! Following a failed round of negotiations this week, and the killings of 3 teachers, the Colombian Educators’ Federation (FECODE) has called for … 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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