Americas: Ahead of 2019

Holding the Nicaraguan Regime Accountable

Brazil Indigenous expert was ‘bigger target’ in recent years
Ecuador’s President Lasso declares state of exception over protests
Los Llanos are home to cowboys. Cimarrón’s music complicates that image

1865 June 19: Juneteenth National Independence Day, US
Six Indigenous people selected for prestigious award
What the crypto collapse means for El Salvador’s economy
UN Rights Chief Issues Blistering Report on Nicaragua
An Overdue Reckoning: The Napalpí Ruling And Indigenous Repression In Argentina

June 20: World Refugee Day
Man who coordinated Honduras activist’s murder sentenced
Greenland glacier named after Swiss climate researcher
Polar Bears in Greenland Might Have Found Place to Survive
Bachelet Reports Persecution of Even Priests in Nicaragua
Panama’s president diagnosed with rare blood disorder
EU diplomat warns Paraguay needs to avert becoming a narco-state
The Indigenous protesters uniting against genocidal policies in Brazil
Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Is Now Ahead of 2019 Numbers
Curacao sets talks with U.S.-Brazilian consortium to run island’s oil refinery
C-24 Approves Resolution Calling upon United States to Promote Process for Puerto Rico’s Self-Determination, Eventual Independence
The First Digital Health Study of the Dominican Republic is in the works.

June 21: Canada Indigenous Peoples Day
Dozens die in custody under El Salvador’s state of exception
Mother tongue: How lullabies could help revitalize Indigenous languages
Gangsters killed Maria’s sister in Honduras. A note on the door told her she was next …
Indigenous languages exhibit focuses on revitalization
Mining company destroys Indigenous cemetery during expansion in Honduras
Skate Canada statement: National Indigenous Peoples Day
Panama’s Sancocho Is a Soup That Can Cure It All
Air Greenland’s 10+ Hour Flight To Nowhere
In São Paulo, Indigenous Guarani unite over their reclaimed farming tradition
Modernizing NORAD is key to supporting economic reconciliation in the North
Chinese Embassy in Guyana Holds Briefing on 50 Years of China-Guyana Diplomatic Relations
Summer Solstice Indigenous Festival Returns June 21-26 2022
Mapuche Armed Resistance strike again in Argentine Patagonia
Mattaq, other Inuit traditions at heart of Kuujjuaq celebration
Much attention for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom in SDG reporting
New streaming platform offers trove of Inuit content on demand
Leclanché and MPC’s solar-plus-storage project on Caribbean island breaks ground
How a kayak building workshop is connecting Inuit kids with their ancestors
No concrete decisions at kingdom talks in Aruba
The Cherokee Nation Signs a Historic Transportation Compact with the Federal Government

Israel’s Embassy in Uruguay says Venezuelan 747 involved in arms traffic
Ecuador rejects Indigenous protesters’ dialogue conditions
Bermuda perspectives on global tax initiatives
Honoring Indigenous peoples and local communities on World Rainforest Day
Residents end blockade of Las Bambas mine road, agree to dialogue
Navajo Nation president asks Arizona Corporation Commission to honor Just Transition Agreement
Indigenous communities used the Caribbean Sea as an aquatic highway
Arctic Council resumes work on limited scale, without Russia
A Navajo woman is walking to Washington, D.C., to focus attention on her missing aunt
How Indigenous Communities in Chile can Inspire Global Action on the Circular Economy
Violence against indigenous women, ‘legacy of colonialism’ rooted in racism
El Salvador extends state of emergency for third time to curb gangs
Ground Broken For New US$ 46 Million Port In Montserrat
Indigenous leaders demand Indigenous rights respected by UN biodiversity summit
US Airlines Still Undecided on Returning to Nicaragua
Job seekers in Trinidad and Tobago are doing it all wrong
End violence against indigenous women and girls: UN expert
CBS 60 Minutes Highlights Jailing of Opposition in Nicaragua
Marilynn Malerba could soon be the first Native American to serve as U.S. treasurer
Honduras: Dengue fever outbreak throughout the country as of June. Risk of transmission is highest in the Metropolitan Central District
Northern B.C. First Nations reclaim thousands of hectares of land, launch community business hub
Panama says more migrants crossing Darien Gap this year
100 years later, First Nations wolf ritual shakes off its chains on B.C. waterfront
In Costa Rica, unlicensed fishers and regulators unite over a common enemy
S&P cuts Chinese state-backed developer Greenland to ‘selective default’
Gibraltar minister attends Falkland Islands remembrance ceremony

Key factors for launching virtual assets business in British Virgin Islands
Life on Pause in Ecuadoran Capital Gripped by Protests
El Salvador’s $1.4 billion Bitcoin City gamble wobbles as cryptocurrency crashes
Martinique: Rising seas and disappearing villages
Ecuador indigenous protests carry on despite small concession
Costa Rica: Chinese Company’s Road Project Threatens Residents and Ecosystem
Jamaica Accelerates Buildout Of National Broadband Initiative – PM
Official: 8 more die as Haiti prisons lack food, water
Costa Rica has the first large-scale plant in the world that transforms unwanted plastic waste
The U.S. Coast Guard Is Rescuing Haitian Migrants at Sea in Record Numbers
New homes for Indigenous families open on Tzeachten First Nation
Costa Rica and Uruguay lead the fight against corruption in Latin America
Equatorial Guinea and Cuba to strengthen bilateral ties
Ontario Has A Cruise That’ll Take You To Greenland & Iceland For Almost 3 Whole Weeks
Special Committee Approves Text Requesting Governments of Argentina, United Kingdom Resume Talks to Resolve Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Sovereignty Dispute
Community participation in coastal and marine research and monitoring in Inuit Nunangat
Guyana And Suriname: How Access To Capital Can Transform Frontier Energy Markets
Pope to visit Iqaluit July 29, Vatican confirms
Four dead in Ecuador’s anti-government protests
Larga Baffin proposal creates community tension as need increases for Inuit health care
Chile’s Codelco reaches agreement with workers to end strike
The Jeep Cherokee Is Barely Hanging On
Comment: Global banks ignore Amazon’s indigenous voices at their peril
Jeep Cherokee to get ‘bigger and better’ with a ‘lot of electrification’
Brazilian indigenous agency workers strike after Amazon killings spark outrage
Navajo Nation Council Proclaims Navajo Pride Week
Colombia’s shift to the left: A new ‘pink tide’ in Latin America?

Biden Nominates New US Ambassador To Suriname
The network nature of language endangerment hotspots
Bermuda Dance Academy’s ‘Into The Wild’
Dominican Republic pushes back on threats to the press
$3bn Uruguay shop hires three rival execs for brokerage launch
‘We can’t get by’: Indigenous people keep up protests in Ecuador
5th Anniversary of Memorandum of Understanding signing with Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
Haiti industry official: 10,000 factory workers may lose jobs due to violence
Indigenous groups mourn Amazon expert killed alongside UK journalist
Indigenous protesters are paralyzing Ecuador. Here’s why.
Inuit representation in Nunavut public service stalls at 50%
NYC pledges $1.6M for service orgs to help newer Haitian immigrants
Indigenous Ecuadorans fight back as metal mining eats into Amazon
Ecuador indigenous protests carry on despite small concession
US Immigration: ‘They’d Rather Die Than Return to Nicaragua’
Cuba dissident leaders receive jail sentences following heavily-critiqued trial
‘The forest is life’: Indigenous Ecuadorians fight gold miners
Indigenous women and girls: UN women’s rights committee to meet with States parties on new guidance
Honduras enacts month-long gasoline price freeze in inflation fight
Chartered Venezuelan Boeing 737 Stuck In Cuba After Argentinian Authorities Deny Departure
Indigenous farewell for expert killed in Amazon
Bruno Pereira buried in his home state after ceremony led by Indigenous tribes
Honduran Power Company President Who Orchestrated Environmentalist’s Assassination Sentenced to 22 Years
Saint Lucia Green Party Hails Opposition Win In Grenada Elections
Canada: New National Indigenous Economic Strategy unveiled, stressing importance of socioeconomic parity for Indigenous people
Black Girl Explores Belize on First International Trip
Saint Lucia Government Facilitating Smart Classrooms
Virtual Conference Centers Native Student Success, Culture
Costa Rica renews commitment to refugees
Gang Investigations Unit Established in Saint Lucia
Native American leaders push for boarding school commission
In Guatemala, dozens of turtles and dolphins found dead, probe launched
Barbados developing early warning systems
Must-see areas and art inside the Eiteljorg’s revamped Native American Galleries
Morocco To Establish a Fertilizer Plant in Guatemala
Barbados welcomes Japanese diplomat
Native America Calling: Native creation and use of color
On the Trail of the Jalisco New Generation Cartel in Guatemala
Frantz Fanon, Martinique – Caribbean-American Man of Influence
Landmark industry guide supports First Nations community engagement
Falklands challenges C24 to visit the Islands: the inconvenient truth a bully Argentina wants to hide, MLA Roberts
Newcomer poised to replace Grenada’s long-serving prime minister after election victory
B.C. invests in First Nations language, arts, culture and heritage
Argentina and C24 members want a return of real colonialism to Falklands and Southwest Atlantic, MLA Short
World’s largest bacteria discovered in Guadeloupe
First Nations chiefs ask protesters to remove illegal camp on Vancouver Island
Suriname backtracks on building Jerusalem embassy
Jamaica: ‘We have to change the narrative from chopping to mapping’ — Hylton
First Nations group offers draft for papal apology
Dozens of Suriname villages await aid following unprecedented floods
Dominican Republic to host the 2022 FCCA Cruise Conference

1876 June 25: Battle of Little Bighorn
1867 July 1: Canada Day