New Wikileaks cables now reveal that the US embassy in Honduras—and therefore the State Department—has known since 2004 that Miguel Facussé is a cocaine importer. US “drug war” funds and training, in other words, are being used to support a known drug trafficker’s war against campesinos.
Rigores Community attacked and burned to the ground, to make way for production of African palm and sugar cane, for diesel bio-fuel production
On September 11, 2011 the general elections in Guatemala, which determine mayors, congress members and the president, played out as most recent elections have, with normal violence, denouncements of widespread fraud, and destruction of ballots; the culmination of a political campaign in which at least 35 were killed.
A letter sent to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture calling for an investigation into the role that Guatemalan presidential candidate ex-General Otto Perez Molina played in the commission of genocide, torture and disappearances in Guatemala during the worst years of State repression and terrorism in the 1980s.
Derechos en Accion lamenta profundamente el asesinato de Facundo Cabral esta manana en la ciudad de Guatemala. Encendemos una vela por este poeta y musico Argentino y por su familia y sus amig@s.