Sunday, September 26, 2021
HONDURAS: A State of Siege in Northern Honduras: Land, Palm Oil and Media. As the right wing de facto government continues to rule in Honduras, peasants are marginalised and the press is silenced. The violence continues.
Due to extreme deforestation Haiti is now facing a possible extinction event as key indicator species are already under threat.
Farmers have illegally taken over 90% of the land belonging to a Xavante group in the north of Mato Grosso. According to a report in 'O Globo' newspaper, the Indians are fighting against the 'perverse economic logic' of soya and cattle.
As many in Guatemala still fight against the impunity offered to alleged war criminals, Feffer looks back at the civil war and draws comparisons with modern day Latin America.
The Catholic Church’s Pastoral Land Commission says 13 rural workers have been massacred in the Amazon. Their report has been ignored by the national press.
Greenpeace in Brazil believes that the electoral results show that voters are finally waking up to the seriousness of the environmental crisis. We publish their press release, in Portuguese (and in English).
A recently released UN report has found that indigenous tribes in Colombia are critically endangered.
Indigenous people mobilize to protect their land rights in Guatemala whilst the government fights to protect the interests of international investment.
President Piñera heads for conflict with the Mapuche.
Hyundai and other Asian companies seek land in Brazil.

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