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6 May 2019
Central America
Nicaragua

Myrna Cunningham is the first Miskitu woman to study at a university. In 1973, she received a degree in medicine and returned to her home region in the isolated northeast of Nicaragua, where she was born in a small village surrounded by lush forest. Working as a surgeon, she served in more than one hundred remote villages.

3 May 2019
Central America
Guatemala

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Guatemala’s subsistence farmers and indigenous people living in poor rural communities are most affected by rising temperatures and unpredictable rainfall linked to climate change, a leading researcher said on Friday.

Foto: Adrees Latif / Reuters
25 April 2019
Central America
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico

Imigrante de Honduras carrega seu filho ao atravessar o Rio Shuchiate, na fronteira da Guatemala com o México, em outubro do ano passado. Foto: Adrees Latif / Reuters


Esqueça o sonho americano. A seca e as chuvas excessivas também se tornaram o motor da imigração para os Estados Unidos


Reuters
20 March 2019
Central America
Costa Rica
O dirigente pertencia ao povo originário bribri e foi alvejado a tiros em sua casa na comunidade indígena de Salitre
 
Sergio Rojas denunciava as agressões aos povos indígenas e a usurpação de suas terras.
 
19 March 2019
Central America
Costa Rica

Sergio Rojas, a leader of the Bribrí community in Costa Rica, was murdered Monday night in the indigenous territory of Salitre.


An investigation into the death is underway, and President Carlos Alvarado has called the events “a tragic day for the Bribrí people, the indigenous communities and for all of Costa Rica.”


7 February 2019
Central America
Guatemala

Death of Jakelin Caal in US custody highlights how land conflicts and displacement fuel flight from indigenous villages.


2 February 2019
Central America
Costa Rica

Costa Rica decided to take the challenge of decarbonizing its economy, for which the transportation sector represents a fundamental challenge, followed by the solid waste sector.


1 February 2019
Central America
Belize

Though both elected area representative PUP’s Francis Fonseca and UDP standard bearer Orson Elrington both claim to represent the people, the residents of the disputed 1.6 acres have told Love News that Fonseca is their attorney. While the parties are invested in Freetown, the people on the ground continue to live in homes that they don’t know if they will still be there when they return home.

Fonte: Sapo
19 January 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
Central America
Guatemala

Muitos camponeses da Guatemala venderam as terras de família a multinacionais. A indústria é acusada de abusos dos direitos humanos.

3 January 2019
Americas
Central America
Mexico

IXTLÁN DE JUÁREZ, Mexico, Jan 3 2019 (IPS) - “I dream of a healthy, sustainable, well-managed forest,” says Rogelio Ruiz, a silviculturist from southern Mexico, who insists that “we have to clean it up, take advantage of the wood, and reforest.”


22 December 2018
Central America
Mexico

Territorial dispute behind the forced exodus of residents of Chalchihuitán

It’s been 14 months since some 5,000 people in Chiapas were forced to flee their homes in Chalchihuitán. And although about 4,000 have since returned, 1,200 remain homeless, a situation for which they hold the municipal government responsible.

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