Colombia: Return the Land!

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As we go to press, the 123 families forced off their land in Las Pavas (Southern Bolívar) in July 2009 are returning home.  The Daabon company and its subsidiaries, which still produce palm oil on Las Pavas land, have used threats and intimidation to dissuade their return.  In the face of such tactics, community members prepared themselves with training in nonviolent resistance and protective measures against police brutality.

 

 

 

 

 

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We want to inform our constituents about interruptions to both Canadian and US mail services.

As global capitalism continues to exploit, Canada is seeing an increase of folks sleeping on the street. In Toronto, there is a growing encampment on the church property where our office is located. CPT is in solidarity with residents of the encampment.  Unfortunately, some Canada Post workers have since refused to deliver mail to our office. We are unsure if the mail is being stored somewhere or will be returned to sender. To ensure your donations make it to CPT, now would be a good time to switch to online donations, if you are able.  

In the US, postal services have been increasingly unreliable. If you are able, we encourage you to consider a monthly online giving plan which you can easily set up.

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