Rick Kearns
7/23/16
Brazilian authorities evicted a Guarani community again in July, bulldozing their homes and forcing the families to again live by the side of a major highway, where several had bee...
Rick Kearns
7/14/16
Another Indigenous activist was murdered in Honduras last week, four months after the assassination of award-winning leader Bertha Cáceres...
Rick Kearns
7/7/16
Indigenous activists support Colombia’s recently signed ceasefire accord but they are also pushing for inclusion of indigenous territorial rights, prior consultation and other issu...
Rick Kearns
6/27/16
The presence of her mother's name on a Honduran military hit list, alleged recently by a former soldier in a U.S.-trained military police squad, did not come as a surprise to one o...
Rick Kearns
6/17/16
Two weeks after 100,000 activists staged a massive nationwide strike and blockade, the Colombian government and leaders of the Minga — the mobilization — met to suspend the demonst...
Rick Kearns
6/16/16
Gunmen attacked a Guarani Kaiowa village in northern Brazil this week, killing one man and wounding six others, including a 12-year old boy...
Rick Kearns
6/3/16
As Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earns accolades for his pledges to uphold indigenous rights on the home front, legal advocates in Latin America are urging him to extend t...
Rick Kearns
6/3/16
Human rights advocates are calling for the immediate release of an Indigenous “prisoner of conscience” in Mexico who is an activist jailed on charges they assert were created to hi...
Rick Kearns
5/23/16
Another indigenous Honduran activist was shot at by ex-Honduran military recently and the activist's allies, which include the organization directed by the slain Berta Cáceres, are...
Rick Kearns
5/11/16
Three of the five men arrested last week in connection with the assassination of indigenous activist Berta Cáceres work for either the DESA Corporation, against whom Cáceres had pr...

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