Bertha Cáceres was a world-renowned defender of the Earth and its people. She frequently took the struggles of her Indigenous Lenca people to global stages, from the Quebec People’s Summit in April 2001 to the Vatican in October 2014.
She was shot to death in the pre-dawn hours […]
An encounter with two Mexicans who bear witness to the lives and passion of 43 disappeared education students made me think of the words of Jesus about Herod—the Roman Empire’s puppet king—to those who warned him against travelling on to Jerusalem. Jesus responded that he would continue teaching and healing until going to […]
New budget: same story. No new money for foreign aid. A “five-year freeze” goes into a sixth year, and Canada’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) is now at its lowest level in more than a decade.
Reporters were quick to point out that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) placed Canada’s 2014 […]