Legal Proceedings Have Begun Against Indigenous Leader Daniel Pascual

Photo: Daniel Pascual via Peoples Dispatch Guatemalan organizations denounce political persecution of Indigenous leader Daniel Pascual Peoples Dispatch January 14, 2020 Zoe PC Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has… Read More

Zapatista Update: Forum on Defense of the Territory and Mother Earth

Comandante in La Realidad, Chiapas, Mexico (1996). Photo: Langelle   Enough 14 December 25, 2019 On December 21 and 22, 2019, in the new Jacinto Canek caracol in the facilities of Cideci / UniTierra, San Cristóbal de Las… Read More

UN Expert Urges Guatemala to End Structural Racism Against Indigenous People

By Heather Gies Originally published at TowardFreedom.org   Two indigenous leaders were killed in Guatemala in the final two days of a United Nation expert’s visit to the country, soberly underlining her call for the state to overhaul… Read More

GJEP report and photos from the front lines of Irma

Journal from GJEP GE Trees Campaigner Ruddy Turnstone, from her home base in Lake Worth, FL, where she rode out the Hurricane. (all photos by Ruddy Turnstone) September 13th: Today I was just outside of BJ’s waiting for… Read More

New Book Celebrates Guatemalan Arts and Crafts Traditions

Marilyn Anderson is a long time GJEP friend and supporter, and resident of Rochester, NY .  Her newest book is Guardianes de las artes: grabados de artistas y artesanos de Guatemala/ Guardians of the Arts: Prints of Guatemalan Artists… 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

Legal Documents: Genetically Engineered Maize in the EU Has to be Suspended

According to a recent legal dossier, the pending applications for the cultivation of genetically engineered maize in the EU suffer from crucial deficiencies. In consequence, the pending applications must be rejected and the existing authorisation for cultivation of… 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