Truth and justice
(A billboard in Cuba [see http://www.flickr.com/photos/peterv/578993827/] reads, "What barbarians. They have liberated a terrorist". The billboard pre-dates Posada's April 2011 acquittal, and is more likely in reference to a 2004 pardon he received for the attempted assassination of Fidel Castro. The pardon was granted by former Panamanian president, Mireya Moscoso under pressure from the United States.)
US MEMBERS OF CONGRESS LETTER TO GUATEMALAN PRESIDENT COLOM
CALLING FOR SUSPENSION OF GOLDCORP'S "MARLIN" MINE IN GUATEMALA
The March 28, 2011, filing of this lawsuit against HudBay Minerals, by 11 Mayan Q'eqchi' women from the remote village of Lote 8, follows upon the December 1, 2010 lawsuit filed against HudBay for the killing (wrongful death) of Adolfo Ich.
Today, a National Strike was called in Honduras by the public school teachers and the National Front of Popular Resistance to protest the last two weeks of brutal and fierce repression, the eighteen political prisoners on trial and the attempt of the post-coup regime and international financial institutions to privatize public education.
A group of Guatemalan women is seeking millions from a Canadian mining company after claiming they were assaulted and gang-raped by security and police forces near the company's operations in the Central American country.