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Colombian trade union leader Hector Sanchez received a death threat on 16 July. In a separate incident, information was stolen from an NGO in the capital, Bogota.
A human rights defender has been abducted and killed in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca. His family and at least one of his colleagues are at risk.
A threat was made at the home of Rocio Campos a day after paramilitaries left a death threat at the home of Elizardo Badillo against him and other members of the human rights movement of Barrancabe...
On 15 July the army opened fire during a protest in Honduras, killing an indigenous leader and injuring his son. There are grave concerns for protesters' safety.