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New UN report highlights drastic increase in violence and legal harassment driven by rapid expansion of development projects on indigenous lands

3 May 2019
Central America
Guatemala

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Guatemala’s subsistence farmers and indigenous people living in poor rural communities are most affected by rising temperatures and unpredictable rainfall linked to climate change, a leading researcher said on Friday.

7 February 2019
Central America
Guatemala

Death of Jakelin Caal in US custody highlights how land conflicts and displacement fuel flight from indigenous villages.

23 January 2019
Americas
Guatemala

The TZK'AT Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism from Ixmulew in Guatemala was formed in October 2015 to defend Indigenous women's rights and the land.

Many of its members are healers, midwives, and herbalists.

21 November 2018
Guatemala

What is already a bad situation for land defenders and human rights activists could be getting worse

9 October 2018
Guatemala

Choj Mayan people have been blocking a road in San Mateo Ixtatan, Huehuetenango, against a hydroelectric project they claim is illegal.

Choj Mayan people have been blocking a road in Yich Kisis, San Mateo Ixtatan, Huehuetenango, in protest against a hydroelectric project in their community. On Monday and Tuesday, anti-riot police came to the scene. Six people were reported injured.

Lemongrass harvested from the Chisapani Community Forest will be distilled into essential oil and sold. The income made goes back to the community user group.    Photo by Chandra Shekhar Karki/CIFOR
7 May 2018
Namibia
Guatemala
Mexico
Nepal

BONN, Germany (Landscape News) — The devolution of land tenure rights to forest-dwelling communities over the past quarter century has led to the development of entrepreneurial initiatives with substantial positive socio-economic outcomes for livelihoods, according to a leading scientist.

16 June 2017
Guatemala
Mexico

 

 

On June 2, Guatemalan police and military carried out the eviction of Q’eqchi Maya residents of the community of Laguna Larga in the Laguna de Tigre region of the country. Days later, the refugees from the eviction arrived in the Mexican state of Campeche.

6 June 2017
Guatemala
Mexico

Guatemalan families face a violent eviction as they fled violence in their own homes.

At least 120 campesino families from Guatemala have installed a makeshift camp at the border between the Central American and Mexico as they fear a violent eviction from the army.

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