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NicaNotes: From Headache to COVID Test: My Journey through the Nicaraguan Public Health System

By Becca Mohally-Renk (Becca Mohally-Renk works with the Center for Development in Central America in Ciudad Sandino.) In early October I got a headache that wouldn’t go away…and it put me right inside the debate over Nicaragua’s response to COVID-19. Despite being the poorest country in the region, since the coronavirus pandemic hit Central America…

AfGJ Statement on Assassination Attempt against Piedad Córdoba — Delcaración de AfGJ sobre el Intento de Asesinato contra Piedad Córdoba

Español abajo From the Alliance for Global Justice: we condemn the attack against our colleague and friend Piedad Córdoba Ruiz, a Colombian lawyer and politician, on September 30 in the city of Bogotá. On Wednesday night, a group of eight armed men shot at the ex-senator’s vehicle. This attack, the constant threats against Piedad Córdoba…

URGENT! IMMINENT RAID OF DISPLACED COLOMBIANS IN BOGOTA!

****ALERT NO LONGER ACTIVE. The raid was averted by the mobilization of the people with the support of international solidarity**** URGENT! ACT NOW TO STOP THE RAID OF DISPLACED COLOMBIANS IN CIUDAD BOLIVAR! ¡URGENTE! ¡ACTÚE AHORA PARA DETENER EL ASALTO CONTRA DESPLAZADOS DE COLOMBIA EN CIUDAD BOLIVAR! HAPPENING RIGHT NOW! ¡PASANDO AHORA MISMO! Please send…

Seven Afro-Colombian Youth Massacred in Cauca – Siete Jovenes Afrocolombianos Masacrados en Cauca

Español abajo THE ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE CONDEMNS THE VIOLENT ACTS AND MASSACRE THAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY IN BUENOS AIRES, CAUCA. The Alliance for Social Justice forcefully express our outrage for the continued increase of violence in Colombia, particularly in the North region of the department of Cauca and concentrated in the Buenos Aires municipality. Yesterday, in…