Truth and justice
On May 22 and 23 a delegation of human rights activists from the United States organized by Rights Action and Alliance for Global Justice visited the community of Ahuás in the Moskitia region of Honduras. The group inquired into the May 11, 2012 massacre of indigenous Miskito people by gunfire from U.S. State Department - titled helicopters that the US government confirms carried U.S. DEA agents and security contractors.
- Photo-essay, by James Rodriguez: Courageous community resistance to yet another Goldcorp mine in Guatemala, co-owned with Tahoe Resources
- Article: "Gold flows as the wells run dry" (at Goldcorp's "Marlin" mine), by Robin Llewellyn, Le Monde Diplomatique blog posts
- Commentary, by Grahame Russell: "Goldcorp Exports (!!) to Honduras and Guatemala"
The Haiti Action Committee (HAC) and some of its collaborators are circulating this letter, calling for an end to attacks against President Aristide of Haiti.
Politically motivated killings apparently by death squads have been growing over the past few years in Central America, and concern in Guatemala is heightened as the new administration has brought back to public office many of the same individuals directly implicated in the State repression and genocide of the 1980s.
An article "On the Problem of Femicide" about violence and repression against women and girls in Guatemala, and the daily and historic reality of impunity.