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Update from Buenaventura, Colombia

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 with the peoples of Buenaventura signed in 2014.

Peoples in Buenaventura were tired of seeing the economic interests of transnationals always placed first, while their basic public needs were shoved aside and communities forgotten and submerged in extreme poverty and violence. (more…)

Urgent Action: Violence Against Protesters in Buenaventura

Call on Colombian Authorities to End Repression in Buenaventura and to Address Grievances. (more…)

Canada should support democracy, not just condemn the government, in Venezuela

Backing a mediation effort would be a good start.

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Urgent Action: Sweatshop Workers Fired

Tell U.S. Company, Delta Apparel to Give 25 Injured Honduran Workers Their Jobs Back!! (more…)

2017 Solidarity & Fundraising Dinner

CoDevelopment Canada invites you to join us on Saturday, June 17th (doors at 5:30 pm) for CoDev’s annual solidarity and fundraising dinner at the Maritime Labour Centre (1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver). (more…)