After the detention: The current state of the Caravan

June 29, 2016 To the people of Nicaragua, To the international community, To our organizations and allies in Mesoamérica, To our friends and family, To the general public: Above all, we are grateful for the solidarity demonstrated by the people of Nicaragua along with international allies. Without your mobilization, our release would have taken a longer time. For now, we…

“Berta didn’t die, she multiplied”: On-the-ground footage from the days following Cáceres’ assassination

On the two-month anniversary of the assassination of renowned indigenous and environmental activist Berta Cáceres, the Mesoamerican Caravan releases English subtitles for the video “Berta didn’t die, she multiplied,” featuring on-the-ground footage taken by caravaners in the days and weeks after Berta was gunned down in her home on March 3rd . The Caravan arrived to La Esperanza, Intibucá on…

Beyond Resistance: The Mesoamerican Caravan in Nueva Esperanza, Honduras

In the North of Honduras, rain clouds that form over the Caribbean Coast collide with the Nombre de Dios mountain range, producing year-round precipitation in the Department of Atlantida. A total of 73 rivers follow the sierra’s descent to the sea, nourishing cornfields and tropical forests along the way.  While hundreds of mestizo and Garifuna communities depend on these ecosystems,  they were…

Democracy Now features footage from “Berta no murió, se multiplicó”

Footage from “Berta no murió, se multiplicó,” filmed by Caravaners on the ground in La Esperanza, Honduras, in the days and weeks following the assassination of Berta Cáceres, is included on the March 18th show of Democracy Now, which also features an interview with Berta’s daughter, Bertita Cáceres. http://www.democracynow.org/2016/3/18/slain_activist_berta_caceras_daughter_us (Minutes 13:50 – 18:50)

Video: The Paz River and its Currents of Resistance

The Paz River marks a natural border between Guatemala and the Department of Ahuachapán in El Salvador.  Ahuachapán is a region with over 200 hectares of forest, where rivers and streams feed into the Pacific Ocean, and the people live from the cultivation of coffee, sugar cane, corn, and beans, and from fishing in the coastal zone.  All of this…

From the Lempa River to Mount Cacahuatice

A couple of days ago we left Nuevo Edén de San Juan, located in the Department of San Miguel, just one kilometer from the Lempa River. This community’s streams, mountains, and people have left us with new questions and lessons. Now we are in San Luis in the Department of Morazán, where we will be for the remainder of February,…