Another environmental activist is killed in Honduras — the third this year
Yaneth Urquía was found dead on the side of a road in western Honduras. She is the third member of an indigenous rights organization to be murdered this year, the first being award-winning activist Berta Cáceres
Three Former Soldiers Held for the Murder of Honduran Activist Who Wanted to Stop a Dam
The authorities have arrested four people for the murder of Berta Caceres that caused an international outcry two months ago. Two of them are linked to the company behind the dam project Caceres was trying to stop, three to the country’s security...
Peruvian Activists Predict a Right-Wing President Will Bring More Conflicts Over Mines
Activists are warning that Peru's sharp lurch to the right in the country's general elections earlier this month could bring an escalation of the often violent conflicts between local communities and mining companies.