land defense

February 1, 2023
Giada Ferrucci and Pedro Cabezas

The government of Nayib Bukele opens civil war wounds by arresting five water defenders linked to the historic community of Santa Marta, raising speculation about a possible reversal of the country’s metals mining ban.

December 19, 2022
Rich Brown

Waves of evictions and the criminalization of Q’eqchi’ Maya communities propel rural poverty and forced migration.

November 28, 2022
Giada Ferrucci and Pedro Cabezas

In Guatemala and Honduras, regional anti-mining networks have become key players in struggles to combat extractivism and the criminalization of activists.

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