On March 31, 2012, Nahomy, Ángel and Juan Carlos - biology students from the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala - were killed on the property of CGN (Compania Guatemalteca de Niquel) in El Estor. At the same time that justice is being undermined in this case, there are also pending criminal and civil lawsuits against CGN and Hudbay Minerals for other murders, assaults and gang-rapes.
News reports of seriously spiking levels of hunger and even starvation due to an extended drought through much of Guatemala, and into Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
U.S.- and Canadian-Backed Honduran Security Forces Threaten Human Rights Observers and Journalists from the U.S. and Canada
Since 1998, Rights Action has supported OFRANEH, the leading Garifuna rights, environmental and community development organization along Honduras' Caribbean coast. Inside, article "Garifuna People Are Risking Everything to Flee Their Ancestral Honduran Homelands" by Tim Smyth, news.vice.com.
A letter to Hudbay Minerals and CGN concerning harassment in Guatemala of German Chub related to civil lawsuits in Canada and a criminal trial in Guatemala