Tag: colombia

Uribe's hope. Harper's handout.

I’m not surprised, but I am deeply disturbed that a “free trade” pact with Colombia has been rammed ahead by Harper’s Conservatives despite decades of government-sponsored human rights abuse and civil war. And while Harper is trying to paint this as “all in the… Continue Reading “Uribe's hope. Harper's handout.”

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Web morning.

A few links of interest to me this morning: I don’t care what the Canadian government says about the decline in paramilitarism in Colombia – it just ain’t the truth. The violence against displaced people and trade unionists there continues unabated and you should… Continue Reading “Web morning.”

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Reacting to the news.

I want to do a comprehensive update with some ranting about recent world events but I find myself without time this morning before our meetings start here at the bargaining table. In the meantime: I am livid about this. Concerned about the timing of… Continue Reading “Reacting to the news.”

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Private Journals – Colombia.

Private Journal – Colombia July 2006 (pdf) Defending Public Services: From Canada to Colombia (July 2006) I am making my private journal from Colombia available here for a few days, for those of you who are interested. When I returned in July, I typed… Continue Reading “Private Journals – Colombia.”

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