Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
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Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.