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Small family farmers on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia improved their carrot crop yields and are moving towards organic farming thanks to support from Development and Peace. Photo credit: Kelly Di Domenico/Development and Peace-Caritas Canada
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Dean DettloffSeptember 13, 2017
Canada's Development and Peace has launched impressive public education projects and worked on advocacy campaigns and thousands of economic and community development projects on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.
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An estimated 7,000 men, women and children, primarily Haitians, have entered Canada over the summer since U.S. President Donald Trump ended a program offering temporary asylum to Haitians displaced by that nation's 2010 earthquake.
Protesters in El Salvador, demonstrate against mining exploitation March 9. El Salvador passed a law March 29 banning metal mining nationwide, after a long dispute between the government and a Canadian company involved in gold mining. (CNS photo/Oscar Rivera, EPA)
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Dean DettloffAugust 15, 2017
The bishops are condemning the exploitation of land and indigenous peoples by Canadian mining companies operating in Latin America and other regions.
A family from Haiti approach a tent in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, stationed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as they haul their luggage down Roxham Road in Champlain, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Dean DettloffAugust 14, 2017
Refugees who initially fled from places in Africa were treated for frostbite after crossing the northern border on foot.
A tepee rises in protest outside Ottawa's Parliament. Photo by Ashley Courchene.
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Dean DettloffAugust 03, 2017
For indigenous people, the 150th anniversary of the Canadian confederation is an opportunity for resistance.
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner Omar Khadr, 30, is seen at a home in Mississauga, Ont., on July 6. (Colin Perkel/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Dean DettloffJuly 25, 2017

In 2003, the U.S. Army’s Guantanamo Bay facility received a 16-year-old boy, Omar Khadr. Omar would become Gitmo’s youngest prisoner. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he had been captured by U.S. special forces in 2002; U.S. military believe he was responsible for the death of a U.S.