Latin America

Caritas Internationalis on World Food Day: “Because of the pandemic, the most vulnerable are more deprived of their right of access to food. Global community must act”

Caritas Internationalis on World Food Day: “Because of the pandemic, the most vulnerable are more deprived of their right of access to food. Global community must act”

Caritas believes that 11 percent of the world's population lives in hunger is an issue that must be addressed with strong political will and commitment.

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Caritas Colombia building peace through river-side community

Caritas Colombia building peace through river-side community

Caritas in Colombia helped plan and rebuild a river port in the Catatumbo region, near Venezuela. Rebuilding the port contributed to efforts to link up communities in a zone previously at the mercy of rebel and paramilitary activity.  The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed an historic peace agreement in 2016 following decades of civil ...

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COVID-19 epidemic: urgent and targeted measure to prevent increased case of human trafficking

COVID-19 epidemic: urgent and targeted measure to prevent increased case of human trafficking

On the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Caritas and COATNET urge governments to intensify efforts to stop increased number of exploitation during the pandemic

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