"Our northern Canadian territories often get written off by most of us province-dwelling folk as a frigid tundra of nothingness. But it's probably about time us southerners start paying attention to the situation up north. Yellowknife, is currently sitting on 237,000 tonnes of arsenic, enough to kill the entire human population of our planet a few times over." Article by Meghan Pearson.
Radio Progreso has reported that Carlos Meija, a member of its staff, was murdered last night in El Progreso, Honduras. In 2009, Carlos had received precautionary measures from the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights due to threats that he had received.
Peaceful resistance continues, in Honduras, to the imposition of "economic development" projects, in the face of on-going repression by the military-back regime that is supported by U.S. and Canadian governments.
Honduras - Indigenous Tolupan land defenders from the San Francisco de Locomapa tribe have once again been the targets of threats, despite precautionary measures issued by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
Carta a: SEPREM, Secretaria Presidencial de la Mujer, Guatemala; De: Bufete de abogados Canadienses “Klippensteins Barristers and Solicitors”.