Honduras

Berta Cáceres, murdered for her struggle in defence of Lenca Indigenous territory in Honduras on March 2, 2016.
A person holds an image of Honduran Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres who was murdered on March 2, 2016 for her struggle against a hydroelectric project and in favour of the self-determination and territory of the Lenca people.

▷ Three civil lawsuits are proceeding in Ontario courts against HudBay Minerals for security guard violence against Maya Q’eqchi’ Indigenous communities in El Estor.

▷ A civil suit has been brought in British Columbia against Tahoe Resources for security guard violence against peaceful protesters in San Rafael Las Flores.

▷ An estimated 1 million people in mining-affected communities have said no to mining in municipal or good faith community referendums. This has influenced Guatemalan public opinion with a reported 66% of the population opposed to mining as of January 2014.