Conviction on Berta Cáceres Murder. Also, Child Tax Credit Payments Begin.

Thursday_673x324 12pmTHURSDAY, JULY 15
PROGRAM # 9319 12:00 PM PDT

Conviction on Berta Cáceres Murder.

Five and a half years after the murder of Honduran environmental activist and indigenous leader Berta Caceres, a construction executive was found guilty in connection with the crime. The convicted man is the former president of a dam construction project opposed by Cáceres. Experts discuss this high-profile trial, the efforts to overcome a corrupt system, and the recent wave of killings of human rights advocates in Honduras.

Child Tax Credit Payments Begin. Starting today, most families across the US will automatically receive Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments of up to $300 per child through the end of this year. They will go out from July to December on the 15th of each month. This massive tax relief is expected to cut child poverty in half. The Child Tax Credit was expanded and made monthly through the American Rescue Plan. Advocates explain how to qualify and answer common questions.


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