Latin America & Caribbean

Articles

December 2, 2008

The Honorable Michael ChertoffSecretaryDepartment of Homeland SecurityNaval Security Station3801 Nebraska Avenue, NWWashington, DC 20393

Dear Secretary Chertoff:

As members of Refugee Council USA, a coalition of 23 non-governmental organizations based in the United States that...

September 25, 2008

This week in New York, leaders from all sectors - faith, civil society, and heads of state or government - have recommitted themselves to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. As the 110th Congress finishes and preparations are underway for the 111th and a new Administration, we are...

September 24, 2008

In order to review progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), United Nations General Assembly President Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have called a meeting of world leaders, civil society and the private sector in New York this week. Nearly 100 Heads...

September 15, 2008

On Thursday, September 25, the United Nations--and the Episcopal Church and Anglican Communion--will mark the halfway point of the timeline established for accomplishment of the Millennium Development Goals. Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts for Sunday, September 21 outline observances for...

July 10, 2008

Resolved, That the Church recognizes that a faithful commitment to voting is an extension of our baptismal covenant to "strive for justice and peace and the dignity of every human being" and asks all Episcopalians to actively engage in advocating for voter rights, encouraging voter registration...

June 16, 2008

More than two months ago, the House passed groundbreaking legislation – the Global AIDS Act -- to renew our nation's commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis around the world. The bill commits an unprecedented $50 billion to the fight against these deadly pandemics, which...

April 6, 2008

UPDATE: The Jubilee Act passed in the House and is now awaiting consideration by the Senate.

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me because the LORD has anointed me; He has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and...

February 7, 2008

A team from several churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama is spending a week in Haiti providing medical care to people unable to afford the cost of healthcare. The seven-member medical mission team arrived in Port au Prince on February 2 and will return home February 9. The team members...

November 8, 2007

The 2006 General Convention set the last Sunday after Pentecost as "ONE Sunday" for the Episcopal Church. If you don't have the liturgical calendar superimposed on your day planner (even I don't!) – that date is November 25.

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October 31, 2007

The Latin America Working Group Education Fund (LAWGEF) and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) are pleased to announce the publication of Love, Loss and Longing: The Impact of U.S. Policy on Cuban-American Families, a stunning photo and text book. The photos and testimonies in the...

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