Displaying items by tag: Latin America

Pope Francis’s message of hope in Colombia significant for communities affected by mining

Friday, 08 September 2017 09:55

CIDSE, the international family of Catholic social justice agencies, welcomes the address of Pope Francis in Colombia who focused his intervention on the peace process underway in the country.

Published in Newsroom

Pablo Solón and Rafael Archondo unfairly accused by the Bolivian government

Thursday, 13 July 2017 12:13

CIDSE calls on the Bolivian government to withdraw its accusations

Published in Newsroom

Popular Movements will Present Proposals to Generate a New World to Pope Francis

Monday, 07 November 2016 14:23

The Third World Meeting of Popular Movements began November 2 in Rome with a panel that includes the participation of Cardinal Peter Turkson, of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, and João Pedro Stédile, the leader of the Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil.

Letter from Church and Mining to Pope Francis

Monday, 07 November 2016 08:37

The network Church and Mining took part in the meeting of popular movements with Pope Francis and brought their message to him  

El Buen Vivir: alternativas desde América Latina y el Caribe

Monday, 18 April 2016 08:26

Humberto Ortiz Roca es economista y actualmente, Secretario Ejecutivo de la Comisión Episcopal de Acción Social del Perú (CEAS). Colabora en los equipos de trabajo temáticos del Departamento de Justicia y Solidaridad del CELAM y participa en el secretariado de la Red Eclesial Panamazónica (REPAM). En esta entrevista nos cuenta sobre el ‘Buen Vivir’ y lo que significa para las comunidades de América Latina y el Caribe.

Climate Justice and Human Rights: Maximu Ba Tiul – Guatemala

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 08:53

While countries struggle to mitigate the effects of climate change, existing efforts like carbon trading and the development of ‘clean’energy infrastructure projects in many developing countries have proven to be insufficient and often contradictory to human rights standards. How to mitigate climate change without generating human rights abuses?

Published in COP 21 Paris

Colombia: The mining and energy "locomotive" against the people

Friday, 02 October 2015 12:26

Communities in Colombia fight for the defense of their rights and the protection of the environment, despite repeated attempts of repression by special police forces. Watch their story.

Le Baril ou la vie?

Thursday, 24 September 2015 14:28

Le Baril ou la vie ? Impacts des activités des entreprises pétrolières françaises Perenco et Maurel & Prom en Amazonie péruvienne : quelles responsabilités des entreprises et des états ? Un rapport du CCFD-Terre Solidaire et du Secours Catholique-Caritas France en partenariat avec le CAAAP (Centre Amazonien d’Anthropologie et d’Application Pratique) et CooperAcción, septembre 2015 (Full report in French - Executive summary available in French and Spanish)

In union with God we share a cry

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 16:13

Open letter of the communities affected by mining operations, received in Rome by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Churches and Mining in Latin America

Friday, 17 July 2015 09:24

A video of outcry and hope: CIDSE is happy to announce the launch of the documentary "Churches and Mining in Latin America", by our partner Iglesias y Minería.