Latin America: Documentary depicts risks faced by 4 environmental activists opposing agribusiness, hydroelectric projects & wind farms

Author: Peace Brigades International, Published on: 4 September 2015

“Without the land we cannot live”, Aug 2015

Land of Corn is the story of four environmental and land rights defenders in Mexico [Sara Méndez (Código DH)], Guatemala [Adrian Kal (UVOC)], Colombia [Mary Hernández (Curbaradó)] and Honduras [Martín Gómez (MILPAH)]…In 2014, a Global Witness report found 116 cases of killings of land and environmental defenders in 17 countries. Central and South America account for more than 75% of all deaths. [The cases refer to Eólica del Sur, La Aurora, and Eco-Tierra]

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Related companies: Eco-tierra Eólica del Sur (antes Mareña Renovables) La Aurora