Category Archives: Guatemala

Indigenous Guatemalan Activist speaks out about Vancouver Mining Corporation in Guatemala

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CoDev provided interpretation for Xinka activisit Luis Garcia who visited BC to speak about his people’s struggle to defend traditional territotires from Vancouver mining transational Pan American Silver.
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UnderMining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala

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Hosted by CoDev, Mining Justice Alliance Canada, MiningWatch Canada, and Students for Mining Justice Undermining Indigenous Rights: Pan American Silver in Guatemala Wednesday, November 20 6-8 pm SFU Harbour Centre, Room 2270 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver unceded Coast Salish … Continue reading

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We will not shut up and will not give up!

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“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

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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

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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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