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Last week, Berta Caceres, Honduran indigenous Lenca leader who fought for the preservation of Lenca natural and ancestral resources, was tragically murdered. Take action to demand justice, and protection for a witness to her murder, Gustavo Castro.
(Español adentro.) The Senate is voting THIS WEEK (probably Tuesday) on NAFTA expansion! Call your senator, via the Capitol Switchboard, at 202-224-3121 NOW to tell him/her to vote NO on Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)!
The Black Lives Matter movement has resonated with the Port Workers' Union in Colombia, as they continue to demand justice for a predominately Afro-Colombian work force. Answer the Union's call for international solidarity as they demand that their employers respect labor rights./El movimiento Black Lives Matter (Las Vidas de l@s Afro Importan) ha resonado con la Unión Portuaria en Colombia, ya que el sindicato sigue exigiendo la justicia para una fuerza laboral mayormente afrocolombiana. Responde al llamado de la Unión para la solidaridad internacional mientras exige que sus empleadores respeten los derechos laborales.
Last month, Carlos Mejia Orellana was killed in his home. He was a part of the team at Radio Progreso - a radio station in El Progreso, Yoro, Honduras. Join us in protesting this senseless murder and take action now to protect human rights defenders in Honduras.
In Colombia's largest port of Buenaventura, displacement, extortion, and brutal murders have reached a fever pitch. But La Playita took a brave stand against fear and violence. Send them a message of support!