On March 3, 2016, environmentalist and human rights activist Berta Cáceres was murdered in her home in Honduras. Berta was internationally recognized for her leadership in opposing a World Bank-financed dam project that would have devastated the lands where she and other indigenous Lenca people live. In 2015, she was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize.
On May 1, 1986, U.S. customs officials released the first shipment of Nicaraguan coffee from the Port of Boston, and Equal Exchange was born. Read our history >