Tuesday, April 23, 2024


Belize: registering Mayan lands

1st successful pilot Project for land registration in Crique Sarco Village, Toledo Belize implemented by SATIIM. Maya Land Registry. Video: Aurelio Sho. August 2017

Voices of Latin America – social movements and the new activism

This is a book of many voices (more than 70 of them, from 14 different countries) which testify to an extremely sensitive and uncertain moment in the history of Latin America. 

Belize: Conservation in the forest

In a third and final blog post from Punta Gorda, Belize, Rachel joins an indigenous community led forest patrol and witnesses the damaging impacts...

Belize: Teechaz gat yuh bak

From Punta Gorda: In the second of three blog posts, Rachel Simon explores indigenous land rights and social issues in southern Belize. Rachel spent...

Belize: Punta Gorda, a forgotten district

Maya and Garifuna communities are resisting over-zealous national park regulation and encroaching oil exploration

An Inextricable Link: Climate Change & Human Rights in Latin America

A London conference on climate change and human rights in Latin America organised by ILAS and LAB

Central America: The myths and realities of gold mining

A new report from Caritas highlights the four grand myths peddled by gold mining companies in the Isthmus.

Environmental Network for Central America (ENCA)

ENCA works directly with communities in Central America, struggling for environmental and social justice, and provides small-scale funding for sustainable projects.

Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA)

The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) is a non-profit organization which works to promote the common interests of the hemisphere and encourage the formulation of rational and constructive US policies toward Latin America.

Belize: Contractor Bulldozes Mayan Temple Noh Mul

A major Mayan Monument at Orange Walk District, near the northern district boundary, has been bulldozed for roadfill aggregate. Noh Mul Temple – or at least a large part of it – is no more.

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