The Board that controls the pension investments of the United Church of Canada, Canada’s largest protestant Christian church, is refusing to put into practice a vote in August 2015 that would see the Church divest from Goldcorp Inc.
Toronto Star article: Canadian and American tourism companies, investors and governments ~ versus ~ Garifuna people territorial and human rights in Honduras. Investor interests at risk due to land “acquisitions” linked to repression, corruption and impunity.
Amazing struggle for Truth, Memory and Justice continues in Guatemala Genocide charges against U.S. trained, funded and supported general Efrain Rios Montt, for the Dos Erres massacre
“This is not clean energy. It is energy stained with the blood of those who defend human and environmental rights and the commons of nature. … With such a profitable business, why not pay a million to murder my daughter for defending the common goods of nature and the rights of the Lenca people? ” (Austra Bertha Flores López)
Support needed, particularly from the U.S. and Canada, to politically and financially support GAIPE.
- Urgent actions: Honduras Solidarity Network (English) / OFRANEH (Spanish)
- What to do / How to support Garifuna people
- Spring Break 2017: Educational trip to Guatemala, Saturday March 25 – Saturday April 1. “Why Central Americans Flee North, Decade After Decade. Understanding the Human Rights, Poverty, Repression, Corruption & Impunity Crisis in Guatemala”
- May 2017: Educational trip to Honduras, Saturday May 27 – Sunday June 4. “Honouring The Life, Work & Struggles Of Berta Caceres”
By: RadioFree Winnipeg interview with Grahame Russell
“Canada is back,” says Justin Trudeau, the charismatic and bilingual prime minister of Canada, at international gatherings, seeking to showcase the imprint he wants to put on Canadian foreign policy in contrast to that of his predecessor, Stephen Harper.
Below, various articles.