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Spreading Like Wildfire

06 June 2019

Since late-April, tensions have been brewing in Honduras after parliament passed a controversial bill to introduce reforms to the country’s health and education sectors. On a weekly basis, opposition groups and major syndicates have joined forces to pressure the administration of President Juan Orlando Hernandez. Despite revoking two presidential decrees, protests continue to be reported across Honduras, leading to violent incidents in the capital, Tegucigalpa, and other major cities.

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Righteous Causes, Powerful Enemies

07 March 2018

Throughout Latin America, activists and social leaders are often on the frontline of the fight to protect land, environmental, economic, religious and gender rights. They represent often-neglected communities, who are ignored and exploited by multi-national corporations, criminal groups and even governments, whose motivation is often profit over people.

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