CoDev E-Bulletin for July 2017

CoDev E-Bulletin for July 2017 r1 ... Welcome to the latest edition of CoDev's Partners in Solidarity e-bulletin! Check out what's going on with us, our partners, our community and related news. Thank you for your support! s16
r18. SAVE the DATE!
CoDev's Annual General Meeting
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Location: TBD

Hope to see all of you there. Help us celebrate another year of working for international solidarity!


To All of Our Members and Friends!

Thanks to all those who attended our Annual Solidarity and Fundraising Dinner. Whether you bought a ticket, bid on silent auction items, or just donated to the event, we are grateful for your support. We're interested in hearing your thoughts about the dinner. Suggestions for improvement and all ideas are welcome. Please email Cindy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 

Around the Americas

CoDev Partner Corner

CUBA

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Please take a moment to watch this short video clip from Our Cuban partner, SNTECD, the Cuban Educators Union. SNTECD contributes to the professional development of Cuban teachers, mobilizes unionized teachers in the task of improving the national education system, and represents education. Do you have questions about SNTECD and their work? If so, please email Wendy Santizo at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On another note...CoDev with the support of the BCTF, CUPE National and the OSSTF are preparing an annual shipment of goods to Cuba The contents include computers and accessories, office equipment and car parts. The shipment will benefit SNTECD and SNTAP, the Public Workers Union of Cuba and will be sent at the end of October. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the shipment, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



2014 shipment crew *** Brazil

The Rising Right in Brazil
Amid budget deficits, country-wide instability, bribery scandals and more, political winds in Brazil appear to be shifting to the left. Read more about Brazil's move to the right here.


Photo: CNN

Peru/Ecuador

The Trump-like Border Wall
One wall. Two points of view. A little more than a mile long and only a few feet tall, this wall which Ecuador is building along its frontier with Peru has triggered a fierce diplomatic dispute between the two nations. Read more here.


Photo: Q Costa Rica

Venezuela

The Continuing Crisis
The magnitude of the political and economic crisis in Venezuela cannot be understated. Rather than post links to individual stories, we're linking to a few resources to help you navigate a more complete picture of the situation.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world/latin_america
https://www.theguardian.com/world/venezuela
http://www.telesurtv.net/english/country/venezuela/



Photo: National Geographic  

 

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CoDev Annual General Meeeting
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Location: TBD
CALL CINDY 604.708.1495 ext. 112
if you have any questions

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