Rick Kearns
8/21/16
The Colombian Government must allow the waters of the Rancheria River to return to the Indigenous Wayuu community according to rulings from two of the country's highest courts, not...
Rick Kearns
8/7/16
Preventing the exportation and sale of sacred objects and creating harsher penalties for these and related crimes are the goals of the recently introduced Safeguard Tribal Objects ...
Rick Kearns
8/1/16
Mayan leaders in Santa Cruz, Belize will no longer face assault charges according to a June 27 press release from the Public Prosecutor's office, and those leaders have announced t...
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...

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