Rigoberto Lima Choc


Age: 28

Summary: Guatemalan social activist and municipal councilor for the National Union of Hope party in Sayaxche, Guatemala who had helped close polluting a local river with pesticides used in the production of Guatemala's palm oil plantations that caused the deaths of thousands of fish with numerous marine species now threatened with extinction, and who also led a group of people denouncing the factory in June 2015.

Cause of Death: Killed in a drive-by shooting

Born: circa 1987

Died: September 18, 2015

Sayaxche, Guatemala