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28 May 2018
Honduras

Families face pressure to decide the fate of their relatives’ grave, dividing the community of Azacualpa where as many as 350 bodies have already been exhumed

Nothing is sacred in the path of gold miners in northwestern Honduras – not even the dead. 

A transnational mining company, Aura Minerals, has been digging up graves in the 200-year-old cemetery near the community of Azacualpa, La Union, to clear the way to dig for gold.

24 January 2018
Latin America and the Caribbean
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Most of the killings in Latin America took place in Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and Honduras, according to the report.

Of the 312 human rights defenders murdered across the world in 2017, 212 of them (67.9 percent) were from Latin America, according to a new report by Ireland-based non-profit Front Line Defenders.

The group published the data in its annual Human Rights Defenders at Risk report. 

Per the report, 80 percent of worldwide killings took place in four countries: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and the Philippines. 

11 August 2017
Honduras

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Using digital technology to record land deals in Honduras can help clean up a corrupt system, protect the poor against eviction and stem violence in the world's most dangerous place for environmental activists, according to an analyst.

Nearly 80 percent of the country's privately held land is either untitled or improperly so, and acquisitions for mining, dams, tourism and other developments are often enforced through violence.

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iDE is a global effort that spans offices in 14 countries, encompassing 4 social enterprises, employing nearly 1,000 people directly, and indirectly enabling many more through our market-based approaches in agriculture; water, sanitation, and health; and finance. 

Our beliefs are best summarized in a series of simple statements that guide our daily actions.

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El Sistema Económico Latinoamericano y del Caribe (SELA) es un organismo regional intergubernamental,  creado el 17 de octubre de 1975 mediante el Convenio  de Panamá. Constitutivo del Sistema Económico Latinoamericano (SELA)*, con sede en Caracas, Venezuela.

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The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) is a regional center dedicated to research and graduate education in agriculture, and the management, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources. Its members include Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Venezuela, the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and the State of Acre in Brazil.

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ULAM es una red regional integrada por grupos y organizaciones dirigidas por mujeres para el beneficio de mujeres de orígen rural e indígena afectadas social, cultural y económicamente, por prácticas y políticas mineras.

La convicción que juntas y colectivamente debemos luchar porque se reconozca y se tomen medidas parar frenar y prevenir el impacto negativo de la actividad minera en la mujer; une en hermandad a todas las asociaciones que forman parte de la red.

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