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Trial finally arrives for David Castillo, accused of masterminding the 2016 murder of Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres

"This situation is closer than you think... it's our money; it's our tax dollars paid to train Honduran police and the Honduran military." — Silvio Carrillo, Oakland-based nephew of slain Indigenous rights defender Berta Cáceres

The conviction of a "co-author" of the killing of Berta Cáceres sends a strong message, say those fighting for indigenous rights in Honduras. But the killings, attempted killings, attacks and intimidation go on.

"This situation is closer than you think... it's our money; it's our tax dollars paid to train Honduran police and the Honduran military." — Silvio Carrillo, Oakland-based nephew of slain Indigenous rights defender Berta Cáceres

Silvio Carrillo, nephew of slain Indigenous environmental activist Berta Cáceres, says the conviction of Roberto David Castillo in her assassination is "one small drop in the sea of corruption in Honduras," and that there's still a long way to go.

"The cost of preserving life should not be death. As the climate emergency intensifies, we all have a responsibility to protect front line defenders like Berta Cáceres."

The former president of a hydroelectric dam company in Honduras has been convicted in the 2016 murder of Lenca environmental activist Berta Cáceres. The news offers "a glimmer of hope" for Hondurans, says @SuyapaPV  of @pitzercollege .

Five years after Honduran environmental leader, Berta Cáceres, was murdered, the man who ordered her killing has been convicted by the Supreme Court.

those responsible for ordering Berta’s murder, and to ensure that the U.S. is not providing funding to Honduran military and security forces that continue to commit violence against human rights defenders. 2/2

"It’s sad we now have to go backward instead of forward," said berta'>Cameron Berta, who runs Ticket Dismissers in Woodland Hills.

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A former executive of a Honduran construction firm was found guilty of being a collaborator in the 2016 murder of an Indigenous environmental activist, Berta Caceres.

A Honduran man has been convicted of homicide in the 2016 killing of Berta Cáceres, a prize-winning environmentalist and defender of Indigenous rights. The defendant, Roberto David Castillo Mejía, headed a dam-building project opposed by Cáceres.

Today, 5 years after her death, we remember Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who was murdered for fighting to protect her community from the development of a dam that would destroy the local environment. We must protect those who protect the planet for all of us.

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5 years ago, Honduran Indigenous and environmental rights trailblazer Berta Cáceres was murdered for her activism. Cáceres devoted her life to the struggle for human rights & environmental protection. Her legacy lives on in the communities she impacted & the leaders she inspired.

Conchata Ferrell, best known for playing Berta on "Two and a Half Men," has died, a representative for Warner Bros. Television says. She was 77.

an absolute sweetheart a consummate pro a genuine friend a shocking and painful loss. Berta, your housekeeping was a tad suspect, your "people"keeping was perfect. ?©️?

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Conchata Ferrell, who played Berta the housekeeper on TV’s “Two and a Half Men” after a long career as a character actor on stage and in movies including “Mystic Pizza” and ”Network,” has died at age 77.

#BREAKING Actress Conchata Ferrell, who played housekeeper Berta on "Two and a Half Men," dies at 77

Berta Cáceres, an indigenous leader killed in 2016, fought to prevent the construction of a dam on sacred Lenca land with @COPINHHONDURAS . "My mom’s proposal had to do with the re-foundation of Honduras,” says Laura Zúñiga Cáceres, her daughter. "For that my mom was murdered."

And #boom ! Just like that, you're back at work. Photos by Sgt. Berta Morales

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