Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Guatemala: another labor activist murdered

LINYM[es] informs of the murder of yet another activist of the Banana Workers Union of Izabal (SITRABI).

Idar Joel Hernández Godoy, Secretary General of SITRABI, was repeatedly shot by men on a motorcycle, being killed on the spot. In April Oscar Humberto González Vásquez, another SITRABI activist, was also murdered. In 2007, Marco Tulio Ramírez Portela, Secretary of Culture and Sports of this union, was similarly murdered by unknown sicarios.

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