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History Repeats: Committee of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared of Honduras PDF Print E-mail
Written by James Rodriguez   
Thursday, 11 February 2010 16:28

“A forced disappearance can be defined as: The illegal detention of a person by a State security agent or a force acquiesced by it, without the appropriate legal procedure, and in which the act is denied without any further information regarding the location or well-being of the detainee.”

The Second Killing of Pablo Bac: Deafened by Canadian Silence and Impunity in Guatemala PDF Print E-mail
Written by Grahame Russell   
Sunday, 18 April 2010 18:25

In 1981, Pablo Bac, a Mayan Qeqchi man from the community of Chichipate (municipality of El Estor, department of Izabal, Guatemala) was disappeared and killed.

Pablo was defending the rights and well-being of the Mayan Qeqchi people, helping to resist forced evictions by the EXMIBAL nickel mining company, subsidiary of the Canadian nickel mining giant INCO.

Rarámuri Delegation from Mexico arrives in Washington PDF Print E-mail
Written by Dawn Paley   
Thursday, 14 March 2013 15:17

View of Copper Canyon from DivisaderoFour representatives from Rarámuri communities have made the long trip from their remote communities to Washington, DC, to appear before the Inter-American Human Rights Commission, where they will appear today at 5pm. It is expected the four representatives, who are backed by 41 Indigenous governors, will testify about logging, tourism, and other issues impacting their communities.

Feeding the Monster: Militarization and Privatized Security in Central America PDF Print E-mail
Written by Annie Bird, Rights Action   
Friday, 09 December 2011 16:38

The United States is advancing a regional security strategy which apparently is oriented toward the militarization of Central America and the participation of private security contractors in policing, a strategy also being promoted for the region by the Inter American Development Bank (IDB) and former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe.

Recuperated Enterprises in Argentina: Reversing the Logic of Capitalism PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marie Trigona   
Sunday, 26 March 2006 19:00

Argentina's worker-run factories are setting an example for workers around the world that employees can run a business even better without a boss or owner. Some 180 recuperated enterprises up and running, providing jobs for more than 10,000 Argentine workers.

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