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Environmental leader killed in Honduras

AFP - July 7, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A Honduran environmentalist campaigning against a dam project in indigenous lands was killed with a machete blow to the head, her organization said Thursday. Lesbia Yaneth…

Four arrested over murder of Honduras activist Berta Cáceres
Conservation
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Conservation
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Four arrested over murder of Honduras activist Berta Cáceres

Noe Leiva | AFP - May 3, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Four people were arrested in Honduras Monday over the murder of a high-profile indigenous activist earlier this year, officials said. The four had been…

Another activist killed in Honduras
Crime
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Crime
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Another activist killed in Honduras

The Tico Times and AFP - March 16, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A second leader of the organization headed by slain environmentalist Berta Cáceres was killed Tuesday in Honduras after police evicted a campesino group that…

Guatemala convicts 2 ex-soldiers for sex slavery, murder in landmark case
Crime
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Crime
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Guatemala convicts 2 ex-soldiers for sex slavery, murder in landmark case

AFP - February 27, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY – A Guatemalan court has sentenced two former soldiers to 120 and 240 years of prison for subjecting at least 15 indigenous women to sexual slavery…

Nicaraguan indigenous, Afro-Caribbeans sue government over pressure for inter-oceanic canal
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Business
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Nicaraguan indigenous, Afro-Caribbeans sue government over pressure for inter-oceanic canal

The Tico Times - February 12, 2016

Indigenous and Afro-Caribbean leaders in Nicaragua filed a lawsuit against government officials last week after they were allegedly coerced into signing a document giving consent for a…