Activists Taking on Hydroelectric Projects Face Persecution, Assassination

This week, Pablo Solon will be summoned for his first declaration before a prosecutor and could potentially be placed into preventative detention. Solon, Director of Fundación Solon, former Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, and former Bolivian… Read More

Berta Cáceres’ Daughter Escapes Machete Attack in Honduras

The Guardian reports that Bertha Zuñiga, daughter of the murdered Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres, has survived an armed attack. Zuñiga, 26, was attacked along with two other members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras (COPINH)… Read More

Sowing The Seeds Of Berta Cáceres

  Honduran Feminist Musician And Writer On Us Tour, April 20 – May 23, 2017   By Beverly Bell Two Honduran cultural workers, feminists, and close friends of Berta Cáceres will tour 20 US cities between April 20 and May 23,… Read More

Berta Is Dead, But The Movement She Started Lives

Copinh Celebrates Its 24th Anniversary   By Beverly Bell The Convergence of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) has defied all efforts over the past year, by the Honduran government and the DESA dam company, to destroy… Read More

Heaven And Earth Don’t Belong To The Companies

The Role Of Lenca Culture In Defending Lands, Waters, And Peoples In Honduras: An Interview By Pascuala Vásquez   By Beverly Bell Part of a series remembering Berta Cáceres from Otherworldsarepossible.org   Beverly Bell: You’ve been part of COPINH for many… Read More

We Are Going to Triumph: Letter to Berta Cáceres from her Daughter

    On what would have been indigenous and environmental movement leader Berta Cáceres’ 45th birthday, we reproduce this letter from her daughter Laura. Cáceres was assassinated in her native Honduras just before midnight one year and one day ago. Her birthday party had… Read More

The Voice of Berta Cáceres Has Become the Voice of Millions

By Daysi Flores Previously published at CommonDreams.org   I spoke to Berta Cáceres the day she was murdered. I never imagined that later this year I would be in a demonstration along with almost a thousand women in… Read More

Human Rights Leaders Assassinated in Honduras

Via School of Americas Watch: In Honduras, the son of a prominent human rights leader was shot dead on Oct. 20 in what appears to be the latest assassination targeting campesino organizers fighting massive palm oil plantation companies… Read More

Berta Cáceres Lives On, And So Does Violence By Honduran Government and Dam Company

Originally Published on OtherWorldsArePossible.org By Beverly Bell Fifteen hundred people from at least 22 countries convened in Honduras from April 13-15, 2016 for the “Peoples of ¡Berta Vive!” International Gathering. They came to honor slain global movement leader… Read More

BREAKING: Gustavo Castro Soto is Free!

Via OtherWorldsArePossible.org: Today, April 1 – April Fool’s Day – the power of collective action has trumped the fools, killers, and thieves in the Honduran government. Gustavo Castro Soto is back in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas,… Read More