Author Archives: Kirsten

Dispatch #2: Young Worker’s Tour 2011

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The Young Workers’ delegation arrived today in San Pedro Sula, and began meetings by traveling to El Progreso and meeting with a member of the Radio Progreso team. Radio Progreso was a beacon during those dark days of the coup… … Continue reading

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Nicaragua Heads to the Polls

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Update (November 9, 2011): As was widely predicted, the Frente Sandinista (FSLN) won the presidential elections in Nicaragua on Sunday. Nicaraguan papers are reporting interesting numbers: FSLN 62%; Arnoldo Alemán’s PLC 6%; the Liberal PLI party 31%; the other two

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Troubled by the Murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo

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CoDev, along with many other civil society organizations, have signed on to a letter addressed to the Embassy of Canada in Colombia calling for full cooperation in the investigations surrounding the murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo.  We invite you … Continue reading

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Displaced Afro-Colombian Community Organization Threatened

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We have recently received the attached urgent action from our partner NOMADESC regarding a disturbing attack on COPDICONC, an organization of Afro-Colombian communities from Nariño and southern Cauca, many of whom have been forcibly

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MEC: Todas Juntas, Todas Libres

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Earlier this year CoDev’s partner MEC (Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) participated in a video: Todas Juntas, Todas Libres or Women United and Free.  Women United and Free is an artistic endeavour envisioned by

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