Berta Cáceres In Her Own Words

By Asís Castellanos and Adrienne Pine, Toward Freedom. -

Much of what has been written about Lenca/Honduran activist Berta Cáceres has focused on her identifications as an Indigenous woman and as an environmentalist. While neither is false, those two [...]

Agroforestry Land Restoration Technique Improves Food Security In Honduras

By Lorraine Potter, Forests News. -

Since 2012, the Inga Foundation’s revolutionary agroforestry system of Inga alley cropping in Honduras has dramatically transformed the lives of 300 subsistence farming families, planted over 3 [...]

Honduras During The COVID19 Pandemic

By Karen Spring, Task Force on the Americas. -

On May 5, a group of Afro-indigenous Garifuna men stood guard at the entrance of La Travesía community in the department of Cortes in northern Honduras. The men were fumigating vehicles, [...]

Corona Capitalism In Honduras

By Karen Spring and Judy Ancel, Labor Notes. -

Residents of Choloma, an industrial town in northern Honduras, blocked the main highway connecting the city of San Pedro Sula to the Port of Cortes on April 10. Choloma and nearby towns are the [...]

We Talk About One U.S.-Backed Coup. Hondurans Talk About Three.

By Meghan Krausch, -

Despite ample evidence of extreme human rights abuses in the immediate aftermath of Zelaya’s removal, the United States decided to support elections widely considered questionable held in [...]

Interim Bolivian Government Taps Same Lobby Firm Hired To Sell The Coup In Honduras

By Lee Fang, Resumen English. -

Coup President Jeanine Áñez, who came to power in November, has rejected claims that her predecessor, Evo Morales, was ousted in a coup — while cracking down on dissent and calling for new [...]

2019 Latin America In Review: Year Of The Revolt of the Dispossessed

A year ago, John Bolton, Trump’s short-lived national security advisor, invoked the 1823 Monroe Doctrine making explicit what has long been painfully implicit: the dominions south of the Rio [...]

Honduras: A Dangerous Place For Human Rights And Environmental Defenders

By Maria Faciolince, -

Honduras is a dangerous place for human rights defenders. Over 120 environmental activists were killed in Honduras between 2010 and 2017 (according to conservative figures), and many others are [...]

Accused Drug Trafficker Murdered In Prison Implicated Honduran President

By Jeff Ernest & David Adams, Rights Action. -

Shortly before 10:30 on Saturday morning, suspected drug trafficker Nery López Sanabria chatted with a pair of uniformed security guards in a hall inside a maximum-security prison in western [...]

The US Double Standard In Venezuela Vs. Honduras

By Steve Ellner and Teri Mattson, -

The recent conviction of Tony Hernández for massive cocaine smuggling in a federal court case in which his brother, Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández, was an unindicted co-conspirator [...]

Honduras Is Ruled By A US-Backed Drug Cartel – And The Country’s Opposition Just United To Oust It

By Ben Norton, -

The main forces in the political opposition in Honduras have come together in an historic unity agreement to oust the right-wing government of President Juan Orlando Hernández — one of the most [...]

Four Takeaways From US Trial Against Honduras President’s Brother

By Héctor Silva Ávalos and Parker Asmann, Insight Crime. -

The US drug trial against the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández brought the nexus between organized crime and political power to the forefront, undermining the country’s [...]

The Honduras Narco-State Began With US Coup

By John Perry, -

Donald Trump said last year that migrant caravans, mainly of Hondurans, were coming to the US from ‘shithole countries’. But now he says that the president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, is [...]

Free Honduran Political Prisoners, Stop Criminalization Of Social Movements

By Honduras Solidarity Network. -

On October 18th, 2019, Antonio “Tony” Hernández, brother of Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández was found guilty of drug trafficking charges by a jury in the Southern District Court of New [...]

Brother Of Honduran President Found Guilty In U.S. Drug Trial

By Brendan Pierson, -

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Honduran politician Juan Antonio “Tony” Hernandez was found guilty of U.S. drug trafficking charges on Friday after a two-week trial that featured dramatic accusations of [...]