Category Archives: Honduras

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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Struggling for Rights in Maquilas

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Rosa Dina Rodríguez is 33 years old and has worked for over 9 years in maquilas, producing goods for brands such as Nike, Under Armour, and Gildan and for stores including Walmart. As a result of maquila workplace conditions, Rosa … Continue reading

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A Win for Labour Rights in Honduras

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Liliam Castillo is 36 years old. She was born in La Paz and at the age of 15 moved to San Pedro Sula, in northern Honduras, in search of employment. She is a single mother of two, a fifteen-year-old daughter … Continue reading

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Fighting and Dying For Justice in Honduras

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Just two short weeks after the death of Berta Cacerés, another member of her organization was gunned down and brutally murdered. Nelson Garcia, father of five, was on his way home for lunch when two unidentified assailants shot him in … Continue reading

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Action urgente après l’assassinat d’une militante écologiste au Honduras

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Un témoin de l’assassinat de la militante écologiste et autochtone hondurienne Berta Cáceres est retenu au Honduras

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