HONDURAS: Open Letter to Secretary of State Kerry regarding the murder of Honduran indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres

from the Latin America Working Group [NOTE: Pax Christi USA has signed onto this letter.] Dear Secretary of State Kerry, We write in shock and deep sorrow regarding the murder of Honduran human rights and environmental defender Berta Cáceres, founder and general secretary of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH). We … Continue reading HONDURAS: Open Letter to Secretary of State Kerry regarding the murder of Honduran indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres

NEWS: Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres assassinated in Honduras

from SOAWatch NOTE: Upon notice of Berta Cáceres assassination, Pax Christi USA Executive Director Sr. Patty Chappell, SNDdeN, stated in an email to Padre Melo, Berta's friend and co-worker: "Pax Christi USA members, National Council and the National Staff mourn with you the deep loss of a wonderful peace-maker. In the midst of great sorrow, may … Continue reading NEWS: Indigenous activist Berta Cáceres assassinated in Honduras