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6 Maio 2019
Myrna Cunningham is the first Miskitu woman to study at a university. In 1973, she received a degree in medicine and returned to her home region in the isolated northeast of Nicaragua, where she was born in a small village surrounded by lush forest. Working as a surgeon, she served in more than one…
3 Maio 2019
BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Guatemala’s subsistence farmers and indigenous people living in poor rural communities are most affected by rising temperatures and unpredictable rainfall linked to climate change, a leading researcher said on Friday. Poverty makes the Central American country…
25 Abril 2019
Imigrante de Honduras carrega seu filho ao atravessar o Rio Shuchiate, na fronteira da Guatemala com o México, em outubro do ano passado. Foto: Adrees Latif / Reuters Esqueça o sonho americano. A seca e as chuvas excessivas também se tornaram o motor da imigração para os Estados Unidos Um…
20 Março 2019
O dirigente pertencia ao povo originário bribri e foi alvejado a tiros em sua casa na comunidade indígena de Salitre   Sergio Rojas denunciava as agressões aos povos indígenas e a usurpação de suas terras.   A Frente Nacional de Povos Indígenas (Frenapi) da Costa Rica divulgou uma nota nesta terça…
19 Março 2019
Sergio Rojas, a leader of the Bribrí community in Costa Rica, was murdered Monday night in the indigenous territory of Salitre. An investigation into the death is underway, and President Carlos Alvarado has called the events “a tragic day for the Bribrí people, the indigenous communities and for…
23 Fevereiro 2019
Indigenous Náhuatl land and water defender Samir Flores Soberanes was a vocal opponent of the "Proyecto Integral Morelos" (the integral project for Morelos) in Mexico. The project includes the construction of the 160-kilometre Morelos Gas Pipeline that would start in the state of Tlaxcala and run…
7 Fevereiro 2019
Death of Jakelin Caal in US custody highlights how land conflicts and displacement fuel flight from indigenous villages. San Antonio Secortez & Guatemala City - The plantations' outer edges begin fewer than 20km from where seven-year-old Jakelin Caal is buried. The deep green rows of oil palm…
2 Fevereiro 2019
Costa Rica decided to take the challenge of decarbonizing its economy, for which the transportation sector represents a fundamental challenge, followed by the solid waste sector. Inventories of greenhouse gases (GHG) made by the municipalities of San José, Desamparados, Belén, La Unión,…
1 Fevereiro 2019
Though both elected area representative PUP’s Francis Fonseca and UDP standard bearer Orson Elrington both claim to represent the people, the residents of the disputed 1.6 acres have told Love News that Fonseca is their attorney. While the parties are invested in Freetown, the people on the ground…
19 Janeiro 2019
Muitos camponeses da Guatemala venderam as terras de família a multinacionais. A indústria é acusada de abusos dos direitos humanos. No município empobrecido de Raxruha, na Guatemala, de onde era originária Jakelin Caal, a criança de sete anos que morreu sob custódia dos serviços de alfândega dos…
3 Janeiro 2019
IXTLÁN DE JUÁREZ, Mexico, Jan 3 2019 (IPS) - “I dream of a healthy, sustainable, well-managed forest,” says Rogelio Ruiz, a silviculturist from southern Mexico, who insists that “we have to clean it up, take advantage of the wood, and reforest.” These activities are essential for the ecosystem,…
22 Dezembro 2018
Territorial dispute behind the forced exodus of residents of Chalchihuitán It’s been 14 months since some 5,000 people in Chiapas were forced to flee their homes in Chalchihuitán. And although about 4,000 have since returned, 1,200 remain homeless, a situation for which they hold the municipal…