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La Feria Latina

Posted on behalf of CIPO-VAN

We are proud to announce the second Feria Latina (Latin Fair) from 4 to 10 pm on December 17th 2011, at St. Helens’ Church (3871 Pandora St, Burnaby).  Enjoy Latino food like (more…)

A changing role for Cuba’s unions in the new economy

Guest Blogger: Larry Kuehn: Director, BCTF International Solidarity Program – one of CoDev’s Canadian Partners.

The Cuban government announced last year that 500,000 workers currently employed by the state—approximately 10 percent of the Cuban workforce—will lose those jobs over the next (more…)

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…)