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Four arrested over murder of Honduras activist Berta Cáceres

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

Another activist killed in Honduras

Two weeks after the slaying of Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres, a colleague is killed by two unknown assailants.

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

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 and other crimes during the country's civil war.

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

Rama-Kriol leaders say they were coerced into consenting for the planned $50-billion Nicaragua Canal project to pass through their territory.
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