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.
Muitos camponeses da Guatemala venderam as terras de família a multinacionais. A indústria é acusada de abusos dos direitos humanos.
Death of Jakelin Caal in US custody highlights how land conflicts and displacement fuel flight from indigenous villages.
The TZK'AT Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism from Ixmulew in Guatemala was formed in October 2015 to defend Indigenous women's rights and the land.
Many of its members are healers, midwives, and herbalists.
What is already a bad situation for land defenders and human rights activists could be getting worse
En América Latina y el Caribe, la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) calcula que entre el 50% y el 80% de los alimentos que son consumidos por las poblaciones urbanas y rurales son producidos por la agricultura familia
Choj Mayan people have been blocking a road in San Mateo Ixtatan, Huehuetenango, against a hydroelectric project they claim is illegal.
Choj Mayan people have been blocking a road in Yich Kisis, San Mateo Ixtatan, Huehuetenango, in protest against a hydroelectric project in their community. On Monday and Tuesday, anti-riot police came to the scene. Six people were reported injured.
A farmers’ leader shot in the back is one of 18 activists killed this year, targeted for opposing evictions, logging and mining