Category Archives: Guatemala

We will not shut up and will not give up!

Posted on by Cindy

“If they attack one of us, they attack all of us” On March 8, 2019, CoDev’s Guatemalan partner, Women’s Sector Political Alliance suffered an attack in the lead-up to International Womens’ Day celebrations (IWD).

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CoDev Exec Director Testifies to Citizenship and Immigration Committee

Posted on by Cindy

Last December, CoDev Executive Director Steve Stewart, in his capacity of Co-Chair of the Americas Policy Group (a national coalition of organizations working for human rights and development in the Americas) testified to  the Canadian Parliament’s immigration committee on the … Continue reading

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Take Action: Attack on Guatemalan Women’s Sector

Posted on by Jeffrey

CoDevelopment Canada is alarmed by a break-in that took place early on March 8 at the Women’s Sector’s offices in Guatemala City. Sensitive information, such as accounting documents and files on women’s organizations in Guatemala, were stolen. As well, the … Continue reading

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Urgent Action: Constitutional Crisis in Guatemala

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Since August 2017 when Guatemala President Jimmy Morales attempted to declare Ivan Velasquez, the head of the UN-sponsored International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) persona non grata,

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Volcano Relief – Guatemalan Women’s Sector

Posted on by Kirsten

By now many Canadians have heard of the horrendous eruption of the Fuego (Fire) Volcano that began Sunday June 3,destroying several Guatemalan communities, killing at least 110 – hundreds more are still missing – and displacing thousands.

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