Update on May 16, 2013

  • Update #3

Good news: Ruben's case has been transfered from the local court in Santa Eulalia to a court in Guatemala's capital city. Ruben's partner, Cecilia Merida, explains that she's happy about the change because the hidroelectric company, Hidro Santa Cruz, has…Read More

Update on May 06, 2013

  • Update #2

One year ago, Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina declared a "state of siege" in Santa Cruz Barillas, suspending constitutional rights in order to round up community leaders. All of those detained were eventually released because there was absolutely no…Read More

Update on April 22, 2013

  • Update #1

Rubén Herrera  remains incarcerated despite the lack of evidence against him. He has now spent nearly 40 days in jail. His family, friends and colleagues are visiting him as often as possible to try to offer some protection from violence within Guatemala's…Read More