Juan Eduardo Caal Suram
HRD & member
Gremial de Pescadores Artesanales – GPA (Artisanal Fishermen’s Guild)
Juan Eduardo Caal Suram is a member of the indigenous Maya-Q’eqchi' community and an environmental and land rights defender. He is a member of the Gremial de Pescadores Artesanales – GPA (Artisanal Fishermen’s Guild), which, alongside several other local organisations, tries to protect Maya-Q’eqchi' communities in El Estor, Izabal, from contamination which may affect their land and endanger their livelihood as a result of nickel mining activities in the region.