While the Honduran legal system is characterized by corruption, racism and impunity, if we can shine enough light on this trial in Canada and the US (where many tourism corporations and investors are based), we can help the Garifuna people have a better chance of not being forcibly dispossessed of their ancestral lands to make way for the encroaching ‘ethnocidal’ interests of global tourism companies and investors.
Article Murder Of Acclaimed Activist Has U.S. Questioning Massive Central American Aid Package, by By Tracy Wilkinson
By Karen Spring of the Canadian Delegation to the “International Gathering Celebrating the Life of Berta Cáceres in Honduras, April 13-15, 2016.
Serious questions must be asked by the US and Canadian media about the role that US and Canadian government officials played in supporting and legitimizing the 2009 military coup?
The ‘Canada Honduras Delegation for Justice, Land and Life’ is traveling to Tegucigalpa for the International Peoples Gathering ‘Berta Cáceres Lives’. First Nations women leaders, lawyers, filmmakers and solidarity activists make up the delegation that has been organized in the wake of the murder of Berta Cáceres’ on March 3rd, followed closely by her colleague Nelson Garcia’s murder on March 14th.
Hillary Clinton Still Lying About and Distorting Her Role in Supporting and “Legitimizing” the 2009 Military Coup in Honduras
Article by Darryl Fears, Washington Post, April 8, 2016
Five days after Berta Caceres was assassinated in Honduras, I travelled from Honduras to El Estor, Guatemala, where I met up with Cory Wanless (of the Klippensteins law firm) for 3 days of meetings with the 13 plaintiffs in the Hudbay Minerals lawsuits. We overlapped with the visit of the New York Times reporter and photographer.
Activism works! And there is much work and activism left to do in the U.S. and Canada related to the corrupted criminal investigation into the assassination of Berta Caceres and attempted assassination of Gustavo Castro, and into the hundreds of political killings in Honduras since the 2009 US and Canadian backed military coup.
“Honduras was in bad shape before the  coup, but it has become far worse. It is corruptly governed, plagued by violence, and servile to rapacious foreign corporations.” (Stephen Kinzer, The Boston Globe)