How we say thanks: Organic, fair trade Colombian chocolate!

How we say thanks: Organic, fair trade Colombian chocolate!

By FOR

How we say thanks: Organic, fair trade Colombian chocolate!
 Last month, we shared a video and update with you about our work here in Colombia.

Thank you so much to those who have already generously donated.

Because many of us get overwhelmed by emails and some important messages get lost in the stack, we wanted to send you a reminder that we’re hoping you can make a tax-deductible donation before 2012 comes to a close.

A donation in any amount makes a big difference!
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GM Workers Hunger Strike Leads to Negotiation

GM Workers Hunger Strike Leads to Negotiation
By Emily Schmitz

Bogota, Colombia — In neat, black hand-written letters is a homemade sign, posted outside the United States embassy, which reads: ASOTRECOL — protesting General Motors 373 days since August 1, 2011. It has counted each day the Association of Injured Workers and Ex-Workers of General Motors Colombia (ASOTRECOL) has called this quiet street corner, seated just outside the main embassy entrance, home. For over a year, ex-GM workers have lived in this tiny, two-room hut, constructed of tents and plastic tarps. Plastic signs and banners plaster the walls, surrounding them on all sides.
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