Jeff Abbott

How Palm Oil Production Is Tied to Ecocide in Guatemala

Early on June 6, communities along the once tranquil La Pasión River in northern Guatemala awoke to find tens of thousands of dead fish floating on the surface. This is the second time in two years that communities in northern Guatemala have seen massive fish die-offs in their rivers.

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Guatemala's Indigenous People Fighting Back Against Exploitation by Multinational Mining Companies

Conflicts over mining are expanding across Guatemala. According to a recent report by Amnesty International, the Canadian government and Canada-based multinational mining companies have played a major role in the conflicts and abuses of human rights in indigenous communities.

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