Tag: Berta Cáceres

Vásquez in front of shrine to Berta Cáceres. Photo: Beverly Bell
Honduras Interview

“Heaven and Earth Don’t Belong to the Companies”—The Role of Lenca Culture in Defending Lands, Waters and Peoples in Honduras. An interview with Pascuala Vásquez

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Pascuala Vásquez is the spiritual leader of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). Known affectionately to all as Doña Pascualita, she is also head of COPINH’s Lenca cultural committee, and is on the council of elders.  By: Beverly Bell / The Dawn News / March 21, […]

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Honduras News

Eighth Person Arrested in Caceres Murder Sent to Prison

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Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / January 17, 2017 Gustavo Castro, Caceres’ colleague and the only eye-witness, has denounced that he still has not been asked to identify Rodriguez. Former Honduran soldier Henry Javier Hernandez Rodriguez, the eighth person arrested in connection to the murder of renowned Honduran Indigenous […]

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En esta foto del 27 de de enero de 2015, difundida por el Premio Ambiental Goldman, la l’der ind’gena de Honduras Berta C‡ceres habla a la gente cerca del r’o Gualcarque, en el departamento de Intibuca, Honduras. C‡ceres encabez— una lucha de dos a–os para detener la construcci—n de un proyecto hidroelŽctrico. Fue asesinada a tiros el jueves 3 de marzo de 2016. Ella gan— el Premio Ambiental Goldman en 2015 por su papel en la lucha contra el proyecto de la presa. (Tim Russo / Goldman premio ambiental a travŽs de AP)
Honduras News

Honduran Activists Say: Boycott Honduras

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Source: Aporrea.org | The Dawn News | December 17, 2016 The United Nations (UN) paid a posthumous tribute to environmentalist Berta Cáceres in Honduras. The family of Berta Cáceres are grateful for the gesture, and they continue to demand greater pressure from international organizations to ensure that the government of Juan […]

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