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, Oxfamblogs.org -

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, Jacobinmag.com -

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, Thegrayzone.com -

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, Lrb.co.uk -

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, Reuters.com -

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 [...]

Pink Tide Against US Domination Rising Again In Latin America

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International [...]

Mother Of Assassinated Activist Berta Cáceres On The US-Backed Honduran Dictatorship

By Anya Parampil, The Grayzone Project -

It has been three years since your daughter, Berta Caceres, was murdered by a private military organization with connections to the government, paid for by a private corporation. But when we [...]

18-Month Struggle To Free Honduran Political Prisoner

By Erika Engel, Collingwoodtoday.ca -

In an apartment in Honduras’ capital city Tegucigalpa, a husband and wife played chess together for the first time. It might seem an ordinary scene - boring even - but it’s an experience both [...]

US-Trained Honduran Police Get Midievel

By Adrienne Pine, Mintpress News. -

Tegucigalpa, Honduras -  “It’s sad how the United States is supporting this corrupt government,” Honduran political prisoner Edwin Espinal told MintPress News immediately after his release from [...]

Protests And Repression Continue in Honduras

By Staff, Resumen -

This new round of protests are a continuation of struggle undertaken by the Honduran people to reject the Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH) government, accused by courts in the United States of [...]

Protests In Honduras Intensify As President Implicated In Drug Trafficking

By Greg Wilpert, Real News. -

The protests against Honduras’s President, Juan Orlando Hernandez, which have been going on for several months now, are showing no signs of letting up. If anything, they have been intensifying [...]