Category - cafod

  • March 10, 2011

    A friend of mine was on that delayed plane out of Tripoli. You remember the one? We saw images of it stuck on the runway at Gatwick, some technical problems making take-off impossible.

  • March 8, 2011

    When guerrilla soldiers threatened Amparo in her home in northern Colombia she had to make the most terrifying decision of her life – flee with her children and leave everything behind, or die.

  • February 7, 2011

    Major aid agencies are challenging the coalition government over its failure to implement the landmark Bribery Act for the second time.

  • January 19, 2011

    Seventeen miles outside the Mozambique capital of Maputo sprawls the Mozal aluminium smelter - a huge industrial complex that cuts into the red earth and scrub woodland of the Boane district.

  • January 7, 2011

    Food prices are rocketing but apparently we're going to be able to avoid hungry rioters because "rice is stable".

  • November 12, 2010

    As conflicts over trade interests dominates the G20 Summit in Seoul, CAFOD is urging world leaders to ensure trade is used as a tool for development.

  • October 12, 2010

    The present model of economic globalisation, with its emphasis on financial profit and the pursuit of individual, corporate and national self-interest based on market principles, has long assumed that the values of competition, self-interest and unlimited freedom eclipse all else.

  • August 12, 2010

    Right now, as you read this, the Disasters and Emergencies Committee (DEC) estimates that six million children are at risk of fatal disease and malnutrition in Pakistan

  • July 20, 2010

    Eighteen leading NGOs have called on the European Union to press for Israel's blockade on Gaza to be lifted. The call comes ahead of a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

  • July 9, 2010

    Ten leading aid agencies have called for a "surge" in the humanitarian effort to help ten million people at risk of acute hunger across the Sahel region of west and central Africa.