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Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act

On the 5-year anniversary of the assassination of Honduran environmental and indigenous rights leader, Berta Cáceres, Congressman Johnson re-introduced the Berta Cáceres Act for Human Rights in Honduras with 44 original co-sponsors. The Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act will suspend U.S. funding for police and military operations, and prohibit international loans providing security

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The FEM in Nicaragua, a Woman to Woman Revolution

The Fundacion Entre Mujeres—the FEM (Among Women Foundation) is an organization of around 3,000 peasant women living in 17 communities working together to improve their lives. In their eight farming they practice agro-ecology to ensure food security. The FEM cultivates heirloom seeds that are selected for strength and resilience. A special reserve of seeds is

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Reps. Johnson,Shakowsky and Pocan statement on sentencing of material authors of murder of Berta Caceres

This week, Representatives Johnson, Schakowsky and Pocan issued a statement in response to the sentencing of seven men to prison terms for the murder of Berta Caceres in Honduras. They stressed that the intellectual authors of her murder, the executives and directors of the DESA, those who planned and financed her murder, are still free.