Honduras

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Fri, 2014-03-28

It has been more than two years since the former Minister of International Development, Bev Oda, announced that the (also former) Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) would fund partnerships between non-governmental organizations and mining companies.

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Tue, 2014-03-25

Ever since the 2009 coup, 32 journalists in the country have been murdered and many more, like Meza, continue to work in the face of such threats.

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Wed, 2014-03-19

A lawyer and an ex-congressional candidate for the Libre party in the elections this past November, was murdered this morning in San Pedro Sula while sitting in a parked car.

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Mon, 2014-03-10

On March 5, people tried to kill Maria Santos, seriously attacking her, her 12-year old son Paulo, and her husband Roque, with machetes.  Maria is a vocal leader in the struggle in Rio Blanco and member of the Indigenous Council. Maria has received numerous death threats because of her vocal opposition to the Agua Zarca Dam.

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Fri, 2014-03-07

We encourage all Canadians to send this statement to your own M.P., ask them for their position on this "Free Trade" Agreement ("C-20: Canada-Honduras Economic Growth And Prosperity Act"), and let them know you will hold them to account for their position.

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Mon, 2014-03-03

As precedent-setting lawsuits continue in Canada, against Hudbay Minerals and CGN (Hudbay's former subsidiary in Guatemala, Gautemalan Nickel Company), Hudbay/CGN's former security chief, Mynor Padilla, faces murder and shooting-wounding charges in April in Guatemala.

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Fri, 2014-02-28

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