Category Archives: Latin America

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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A message of thanks from NOMADESC

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I sometimes wonder when I sign urgent actions and petitions what impact they have. Do leaders listen? Are our concerns heard? One thing is certain – our partners on whose behalf we write these urgent actions most certainly do hear … Continue reading

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The Painted Angels of Ciudad Juárez

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Local artists in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have found a profound and beautiful way to pay tribute to the lives of missing women from their city. Painting their images in murals.

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Coffee and Global Warming – the Georgia Straight

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Don’t miss “As climate change worsens, coffee addicts may be in for a jolt“, published in the Georgia Strait, and written by our own Kirsten Daub, Cafe Etico Coordinator. It’s another brilliantly sunny day in Northern Nicaragua. I’ve just clambered down … Continue reading

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Honduras Free Trade Agreement

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Honduras deal: Another example of Canada’s poor record on trade and human rights. Excerpted from Embassy magazine (Wednesday, July 9, 2014), Bill Fairbairn and Tara Ward are co-chairs, and Stacey Gomez is the co-ordinator of the Americas Policy Group, a … Continue reading

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