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Maya Bhullar | As you plan your charitable giving for the holiday season, let's stand with the rebuilders. Here are some global social movements that need our support.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland with members of the Lima Group in 2018. Image: Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores del Perú/Wikimedia Commons
Rick Salutin | Honduras has become Canada's best bud in our co-sponsorship of the Lima Group, a monomaniacal effort to replace one distasteful Venezuelan leader with another.
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Clean Hands, Family Life and Central America
Face2Face | Michael Dominic talks about the ethics of cinéma vérité filmmaking, different versions of truth, poverty and white western development, empathy, curiosity and why the little things matter.
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Farm in Guatemala near Chilmaltenango
Victoria Fenner | The migration from Central America to the U.S. isn’t about people seeking the American dream. Robert Albro, cultural anthropologist, talks about an often overlooked factor -- climate change.
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A woman stands near a burning barricade holding the national flag of Nicaragua. Photo: Voice of America/Wikimedia Commons
Lois Ross | These are serious and troubling times in Nicaragua. Protests since April have left hundreds dead and many more incarcerated or missing. Where will the turmoil end and how?
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Canadian members and Nicaraguan farmers at a workshop in Rivas. Photo credit: Lois Ross
Lois Ross | Decades after Nicaragua's revolution, the country's revolutionaries and their supporters find themselves divided -- between those who support Daniel Ortega's government and those who oppose it.
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Members of the first Canadian Farmers Brigade to Nicaragua attend the January 1985 inauguration of Daniel Ortega as FSLN President. Photo credit: Lois Ross
Lois Ross | To better understand present-day events in Nicaragua, we need to revisit the 1979 Sandinista Revolution and the agrarian reform which was to have lifted the poorest citizens out of poverty.
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Mural depicting Archbishop Óscar Romero. Photo: Douglas Radamez Barahona/Wikimedia Commons
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero spoke out against the U.S.-backed military violence that ravaged Central America in the 1980s. His assassination helped galvanize a global solidarity movement.
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People protest in Nicaragua. Photo: Julio Vannini/Flickr
Lois Ross | The 1980s were an incredible time of change, challenge and hope in Nicaragua after the 1979 Sandinista Revolution. Now many are questioning the source of the violence that's erupted in the country.
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Guatemalan streetscape - Victoria Fenner
Victoria Fenner | A documentary by Carlos Tello and Aurora Tejeida exploring one woman's experience of the Guatemalan Civil War many years after it was over.
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Victoria Fenner | Honduras was in the spotlight with the recent murder of environmentalist Berta Caceras. But that's not stopping World Accord of Waterloo from working with their Honduran partners.
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Redeye Collective | Berta Cáceres was a leading organizer for Indigenous land rights and the environment in Honduras, a country where that's a very dangerous thing to be. Beverley Bell explains why she was targeted.