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Fri, 2011-03-18

In Honduras, yesterday, peaceful marches by the pro-democracy, anti-coup regime Resistance Movement in support of protesting teachers were violently repressed in many parts of Honduras. Many people were detained, beaten and tear-gassed.

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Fri, 2011-03-18

about environmental and health harms and other human rights violations caused by Goldcorp Inc's open-pit, cyanide leaching gold mines in Guatemala and Honduras, and ...about how to fund and support community based organizations working to stop and remedy the harms and violations, contact: info@rightsaction.orgwww.rightsaction.org

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Sat, 2011-03-19

Ilse Velasquez, a 59-year old teacher, was hit and killed by a police tear-gas canister, March 18, 2011, during a peaceful protest in Tegucigalpa. Photo provided by: FNRP-Frente Nacional de Resistencia Popular

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Mon, 2011-03-21

Internationally-funded Guatemalan bio-fuel interests evict Mayan Qeqchi families from their historic lands, destroying homes and crops, killing one, injuring more, thousands are without food or shelter 

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Tue, 2011-08-30

Dozens of people beaten, gassed, illegally detained.  This follows on 5 days of brutal repression against Honduran teachers and the Pro-Democracy movement, including the killing of 59 year-old teacher Ilse Velasquez

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Wed, 2011-03-23

Dozens of people beaten, gassed, illegally detained.  This follows on 5 days of brutal repression against Honduran teachers and the Pro-Democracy movement, including the killing of 59 year-old teacher Ilse Velasquez

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Wed, 2011-08-17

An article about on-going clashes and killings in Honduras' endless situation of poverty and exploitation, of the wealthy sectors illegally forcing the poor from their lands, and of State and private sector paramilitary repression and impunity.

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Fri, 2011-07-08

Diodora Antonia Hernandez Cinto (a Mayan-Mam campesina woman from the mountainous village of San Jose Nueva Esperanza) was shot point-blank in the head and left for dead by two local men (mine workers) who ran off into the night.

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Wed, 2011-07-06

Three human rights defenders file a genocide & torture complaint, with U.N. special rapporteur, against Guatemalan presidential candidate general Otto Perez Molina

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