"After 21 years with Rights Action, I never cease to be moved by the courage, tenderness and tenacity of people across Guatemala and Honduras." Grahame Russell.
This campaign is to raise funds for the on-going health and wheelchair needs of a young Q’eqchi’ man, German Chub.
Yves' newest book is now available and he is touring across Canada.
- Article by Sakura Saunders.
- Statement by Mining Watch
The Mining Injustice Solidarity Network (MISN) has launched a mini-campaign to try to get mining (in)justice on the agenda for the historic federal foreign policy debate on Sept. 28th (and hopefully more generally in the lead up to the election).
5 Minute Film. In 2007, private security forces in the employ of Canadian multinational mining company HudBay Minerals, backed by Guatemalan police and military personnel, destroyed the remote indigenous Maya-Q'eqchi' community of Lote Ocho
Article by Grahame Russell.
A judge has formally linked former President Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala to a mass government corruption scandal at a hearing taking place Tuesday, according to Guatemalan press. El Universal and Prensa Libre both tweeted via reporters inside the court that he is “linked” with the corruption ring dubbed “La Linea.”
As the U.S. and Canadian-backed regime in Honduras is engulfed in a corruption scandal at the highest levels of government, … more repression related to global corporations.
Article by Alex Main: “Congressional Democrats Voice Renewed Opposition to U.S. Security Assistance to Honduras – Will Kerry Finally Listen?”