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Political Crisis or Democratic Revolution?

Reposted from the Halifax Media Co-op Political Crisis or Democratic Revolution? How coffee has sparked a shift in partisan politics in Guatemala by Jackie McVicar Maritimers may be familiar with Leo Juracan. When in exile from Guatemala, he toured Canada with the assistance of ‘Breaking the Silence’. In Guatemala’s recent election, Juracan won a seat [...]

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Building schools with cups of joe: Fiorito

First published in the Toronto Star: http.www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/07/09/building_schools_with_cups_of_joe_fiorito.html Building schools with cups of joe: Fiorito Two Guatemalan co-op workers came here to see what we are doing with the coffee they produce. By: Joe Fiorito Columnist, Published on Wed Jul 09 2014 Some months back — a long time, in the scheme of things — I [...]

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Leocadio Juracan in Elmsdale, NS!

Monday, June 23, 5pm at Cup of Soul Cafe, Elmsdale, NS Fair Trade Plus: Justice, Accountability and Coffee in Guatemala Come Hear Leocadio Juracan, National Coordinator of Guatemala’s Highland’s Committee of Small Farmers (CCDA), speak about the challenges and opportunities of fair trade. Read Leocadio’s bio here. Check his itinerary here. WHEN: Monday, June 23, [...]

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Leocadio Juracan June Tour

Watch this great documentary about the work of the CCDA! Read Leocadio Juracan’s Bio Here. Leocadio is the National Coordinator of the Highland’s Committee of Small Farmers, in Guatemala. June 8 – 15 in British Columbia (see full schedule here):  Organized by Cafe Justicia/BC CASA and friends. Wednesday, June 10: Public Presentation at Dogtown Coffee [...]

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