On Friday, September 20, a Honduran Court ordered that internationally respected Indigenous leader Berta Caceres, the Coordinator of the Lenca organization COPINH, be jailed. The court also ordered that Aureliano Molina and Tomas Gomez, also COPINH leaders, be subject to alternative measures to imprisonment and that all three of these leaders face trial for bogus charges aimed at silencing Indigenous resistance to the neoliberal privatization agenda being imposed by military force on Honduras.
On Wednesday, April 24 the Boxer-DeFazio bill on labeling of food products with genetically engineered ingredients was officially introduced. This bill was introduced with bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate. See below the complete list of original co-sponsors. You can find the text of the Senate bill here and the House bill here.
Since April 1, 2013 Food First has been conducting a fundraising drive to help hungry farmers get back to feeding themselves and their families. Drought and conflict have taken a heavy toll. But now it's time to plant. And you can help.
On April 11, we met our goal of $5,000 and raised that goal to $10,000.
You can help us meet this new goal. Donations received on April 24 will receive a 15% match. Learn more about Food First's seeds and pumps campaign at http://goto.gg/13625