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Decades of struggle for legal recognition of his land came to nothing for Don Francisco Siguic. Now the LWF and a Guatemalan human rights association hope to obtain land ownership titles. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
2 Aug
Protecting earth and identity
land rights, Guatemala
2 Aug
LWF supports Maya communities in Guatemala
Maria. Photo: LWF/C. Kästner
20 Jun
Displaced by violence
World Refugee Day 2016, Honduras
20 Jun
Maria from Honduras
On April 16, an earthquake registering 7.8 magnitude struck off Ecuador’s central coast, causing widespread damage. Photo: Agencia de Noticias ANDES (CC-BY-SA)
19 Apr
Help needed in Ecuador
Ecuador Earthquake 2016, emergency relief
19 Apr
LWF Emergency hub coordinator to assess situation in earthquake area
At the lagoon of Alegría, Usulután, El Salvador, water levels have dropped dramatically. Photo: LWF/Sean Hawkey
2 Oct
LWF to Support Communities Impacted by Drought, Food Shortages in Central America
Climate Change, Humanitarian Response
2 Oct
Drought Linked to El Niño Damages Bean and Corn Crops
Rev. Dr Patricia Cuyatti, LWF area secretary for Latin America and the Caribbean, before the start of the UPR session on Nicaragua, 18 September, in Geneva. Photo: LWF/M. Spangler
22 Sep
Respect the Rights of Nicaragua’s Indigenous People
22 Sep
LWF Presents Joint Statement at UN Human Rights Council
ILUGUA General Coordinator Rev. José Pilar Álvarez Cabrera. Photo: LWF/M. Haas
19 Sep
Guatemalan Lutheran Church’s Álvarez on the Importance of LWF Membership
Member Churches, Communion, Diakonia
19 Sep
Greater Visibility of Advocacy and Human Rights Work
A group of participants in the LWF-run PACOS course. Photo: LWF Central America/M. Salinas
18 Dec
Young People Caring for the Environment in Honduras, a Society in Conflict
Climate Change
18 Dec
LWF Supports Initiatives That Promote Food Security and Climate Justice