Latin America and Caribbean

News from Latin America and Caribbean

Global Week of Action for Debt Cancelation, October 10 – 17

Solidarity Message for Global Week of Action for Debt Cancelation The Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) expresses solidarity with hundreds of millions of people suffering under the COVID-19…
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Urge for entry into force of Eszazú Agreement

GCAP Statement about the Eszazú Agreement: September 26th 2020 marked the limit for Latin American and Caribbean states to sign the Escazú Agreement. The final number of countries that signed…
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Statement GCAP LAC: COVID-19 pandemic deepens inequalities in Latin America and the Caribbean

Beyond the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is very clear that this health emergency has highlighted the profound inequalities in our societies, aggravating the global crises in which we…
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GCAP expresses solidarity with civil society in Peru

Photo Credit: Diario La República Peru is facing a challenging historic moment. President Martin Vizcarra has dissolved the Parliament and called elections, using his constitutional powers following Parliament losing two…
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Report on the participation of FOCO / INPADE and GCAP LAC in the Forum of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development of ECLAC, on the processes of the region in the implementation of AGENDA 2030

Photo: Marita Gonzalez CGT, Agustina Carpio FOCO/GCAP, Alicia Bárcena CEPAL, &  Andrés Larigoistia CTA  Brief review of the PAMPA 2030 report Argentinian Platform for the Follow-up of the 2030 Agenda…
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Joint C20 policy brief: Fair Transitions in the Future of Work

GCAP Argentina / FOCO and several other organizations from the region met on 30 October 2018 at a multi-stakeholder round table within the framework of Civil 20 (C20), that also…
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Nobel Peace Prize

The 2017 Nobel Prize has been awarded to Juan Manuel Santos. For GCAP this is a relevant choice. We consider commitment for peace and justice as fundamental and inseparable. Fighting…
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Voices of the Marginalised

Dear GCAP friends and activists, Reflections and analysis from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) enable us to learn what effect that the policies designed to achieve the MDGs had on…
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El Salvador: Climate Action

As activists prepare for one of the largest climate days in history - some 250,000 people are expected to march in New York on Sunday 21 September - a broad…
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