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Notes from Colombia

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As teachers around the globe celebrate World Teachers’ Day, the CoDevelopment Canada Educator’s delegation, including BCTF President Jim Iker and BC Fed President Irene Lanzinger, are showing solidarity in the world’s most dangerous place in the world for teachers, Colombia.

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Transformative Peace: a proposal for Colombia

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The conflict in Colombia is the longest running conflict in Latin America. It is clear that a Colombia without war is better than a Colombia with war. So the peace dialogues underway are positive but our Latin American partner Asociación Nomadesc … Continue reading

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Community Development from the Ground Up

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Kirsten Daub is in Nicaragua visiting the co-operatives that provide Café Ético’s coffee beans. She sends us this update.

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Coffee and Global Warming – the Georgia Straight

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Don’t miss “As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt“, published in the Georgia Strait, and written by our own Kirsten Daub, Cafe Etico Coordinator. It’s another brilliantly sunny day in Northern Nicaragua. I’ve just clambered down … Continue reading

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Honduras Free Trade Agreement

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Honduras deal: Another example of Canada’s poor record on trade and human rights. Excerpted from Embassy magazine (Wednesday, July 9, 2014), Bill Fairbairn and Tara Ward are co-chairs, and Stacey Gomez is the co-ordinator of the Americas Policy Group, a … Continue reading

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