In this newsletter we look at how Maya communities are fighting back against land grabs in Belize. We share analysis of Paul Oquist’s comments ahead of COP 26. And alongside many other articles, we report on Panama’s recognition of indigenous peoples as guardians of the environment.
In this newsletter we examine how COVID-19 is affecting development and the environment in Central America. We also have updates on the murder of Jehry Rivera, and news of the Rio Coco UNESCO Global Geopark in Nicaragua.
In this newsletter we report on the murder of indigenous land defender Jehry Rivera Rivera in Costa Rica. We also look at the growing risks to water in El Salvador, the repression of rights defenders in Honduras, new partnerships in the region, and report back on the 2019 Latin America Conference.
In this newsletter we celebrate international solidarity against mining, and improving research in to CKDnT. We also examine the risks to the plastic ban in Guatemala posed by the incoming president. And look at the increasing risks to indigenous rights in Panama.
In this newsletter we look at the human costs of U.S. border policy through the work of No Kids in Cages. We provide a roundup of the deteriorating situation in Honduras. And report on the mixed fortunes of Nicaragua’s environmental policies.
In ENCA Newsletter No 74 (November 2018), we included a three-page round-up of corruption, repression and violence in Guatemala. Half a year later the situation in Guatemala for defenders of land rights, environmental rights and human rights cannot be said to have improved, but in this issue it is the turn of Honduras to be scrutinised.
In this newsletter we examine the ways in which Central American countries are trying to reduce plastic waste. We also explore the factors that are forcing people to flee the region in human caravans towards the US. We have updates from Nicaragua, and well as from around the region, and we report back on the ENCA delegation to El Salvador as part of the election observing mission run by the CIS.
In this edition of ENCA we examine the causes behind the caravans of Central Americans making their way towards the United States. We report on the trial of the eight men accused of the murder of Berta Cáceres, and look at the impacts of the Nicaraguan crisis on the environment and tourism.
In this edition of ENCA we explore water issues facing Guatemala. Report on the IACHR’s recognition of a healthy environment being a fundamental right. We hear from the School of the Earth in Costa Rica. We also have reports on the two natural disasters to hit Central America since our last newsletter.