Category Archives: Nicaragua

CoDev on the Crisis in Nicaragua

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Since the terrible crisis that has wracked Nicaragua since mid-April first erupted, CoDev, fearful of taking actions that could exacerbate divisions or abet US destabilization in the region, has restricted ourselves to simply posting information from our Nicaraguan partners.

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Appeal from Nicaragua: Sandra Ramos of MEC

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Nicaragua’s Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women (MEC) has been partner of CoDev since the mid-1990s. For more than 25 years MEC has defended workers’ rights in the country’s free trade zones where many assembly-for-export maquilas (sweatshops) … Continue reading

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David Noble and His Delegation Experience

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Amazing. Life changing. Rewarding. That’s how David Noble, winner of last year’s Membership Draw, describes his experience on a recent delegation to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with MEC and CODEMUH, two women’s organizations that work with maquila or sweatshop … Continue reading

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Viva las mujeres centroamericanas! Viva!

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Long live Central American women! CoDev’s Executive Director, Barbara Wood is leading a delegation of Canadian Partners to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with the women’s organization partners that work in the Maquila or sweatshop sector. She writes from Nicaragua.

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CoDev partner, MEC Recognised for Outstanding Work

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The Nicaraguan women’s movement, MEC was selected by the BC Council for International Cooperation to receive the 2013 International Award of Leadership recognising leadership, collaboration, and innovation in their field.

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