Honduras just reported the murder of another environmental leader, Lesbia Urquía; while Brazil recently lost the activist Nilce de Souza Magalhães.
Another pink dolphin death reported due to illegal fishing in Bolivia
Pictures shared on social networks show a dead dolphin, which had presumably become entangled in a net for illegal fishing in the Ibare River, near the city of Trinidad.
Wall Street International: Who cares about those that defend us?
The difficult situation of environmental and social activists in Latin America and Colombia
Toddler’s murder in Brazil unveils widespread violence against indigenous
Two cases of prejudice and violence —the murders of Vitor and Dos Santos— are two extremes of a reality that is lived daily by Brazil’s indigenous population.
Disappeared social activist was gunned down in Brazilian Amazon
Nilce Magalhães was a member of the Movement of People Affected by Dams in the state of Rondonia. She had been missing since 7 January.
Peru: Murdered environmental leader opposition to dam in the Maranon River
On Monday December 28 was killed with five shots the environmental leader Hitler Ananias Gonzales Rojas, 34, who led a struggle against dams in the Maranon River.
Community leader was killed under omission of the State of Amazonas, Brazil
The leader of Portelinha community, Maria das Dores Salvador Priante, was kidnapped, tortured and murdered 20 days ago in Iranduba, as a result of agrarian conflict with the accused of ordering the crime.
State failure reporting by death of environmentalist arrives to OAS
Raimundo Rodrigues dos Santos was murdered in Maranhão state, Brazil, after threats for denouncing illegal logging. He was murdered when he came home.
Gurupí Reserve member is killed in Maranhão, Brazil
Raimundo was a counselor Reserve since 2012 and also participated in the Rural Workers Union of Bom Jardim, opposing the action of loggers in the region.
Ka’apor indigenous group: downed tree, indigenous shot down
The Ka’apor risk their lives to evict loggers from their land. In the midst of conflict, indigenous leader is killed.