DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR PENSION FUND IS EARNING MONEY? Another civil lawsuit in Canada, against another mining company that the CPP (Canada Pension Plan) - and many other pension funds and private funds - invests in, for more repression in Guatemala
For the past few weeks, the immigration debate in the United States has almost completely shifted to talk of child migrants making the dangerous journey from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to the U.S.-Mexico border, ever since President Obama released a presidential memo on June 2 asking Congress for an additional $1.4 billion in federal funds to address the issue. He even tasked the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deal with the problem.
As Canada is about to pass an Investors and Corporate Rights agreement with the military-backed regime in Honduras, more than 100 Members of the U.S. Congress urge immediate action on the dire human rights situation in Honduras.
Press release from CCIJ (Canadian Centre for International Justice) and CALAS (Centre for Legal, Environmental and Social Action)
Photo-essay by James Rodriguez. On May 14, 2014, our UNBC/Rights Action Field Studies programme was honored to be invited to a wake for Manuel, the two year old son of Carmen Sanchez Chen and her husband Bernardo. Photo-journalist James Rodriguez was with our group.