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Solidarity Tour with Cafe Etico

Please note that this tour has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.  We appreciate your understanding.

Ever wanted to learn more about coffee, where it comes from, how it’s grown, and who it impacts? Join Café Ético in January 2012 on a coffee-themed learning tour to Nicaragua and Guatemala, where you’ll pick coffee, meet farmers, and learn (more…)

Nicaragua Heads to the Polls

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 (more…)

Troubled by the Murder of Father José Reinel Restrepo

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 to take a moment to read the full text of the letter. (more…)

Displaced Afro-Colombian Community Organization Threatened

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 (more…)

MEC: Todas Juntas, Todas Libres

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 FreeWomen United and Free is an artistic endeavour envisioned by (more…)