WHEN: Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 PMWHERE: NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 53 Washington Square South, (Auditorium) in New York
Bertha Zúniga Cáceres is the daughter of internationally renowned Honduran environmentalist and Lenca leader Berta Cáceres, whose murder shook the world on March 2, 2016. Bertha has taken over her mother's leadership of the Honduran Lenca rights group, COPINH. Miriam Miranda, a leader of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH), worked closely with Berta Cáceres for human rights and in protection of Mother Earth. Bertha and Miriam will discuss the situation of Indigenous lands and rights in climate-besieged Honduras. The evening will include a short documentary film by Katia Lara, Berta Vive/Berta Lives, about the life, death and legacy of Honduran environmentalist and Lenca leader Berta Cáceres, whose murder shook the world on March 2, 2016.