Activists Go On Trial For Protesting Power Grab In Honduras

By Institute for Public Accuracy. -

Currently in Honduras, medical anthropologist Adrienne Pine is closely involved with the Espinal and Álvarez trial. Pine said today: “This Monday and Tuesday, former political prisoners Edwin [...]

United States Struggles To Pick A Side In Upcoming Honduran Elections

By John Perry, Popular Resistance. -

Of the countries in Central America’s “northern triangle,” Honduras is the one that sends the most migrants to the United States. Already this year over 32,000 Honduran migrants have been [...]

The Trial For Berta Caceres’s Murder Will Test Biden’s Central America Policy

By Laura Carlsen, Foreign Policy In Focus. -

On her recent trip to Guatemala and Mexico, Vice President Kamala Harris drove home two points: that potential immigrants to the U.S. should “stay home,” and that the Biden administration will [...]

The US Stake In Nicaragua And Honduras’s 2021 Elections

By John Perry, Council on Hemispheric Affairs. -

The issues that concern the US in Central America are rooted in more than a century of intervention in its politics. The forms of intervention have changed, of course, but always based on the [...]

Are Canadian Police Providing Training To The Colombian police?

By Brent Patterson, PBI Canada. -

On May 1, the British independent media outlet The Canary reported: “Over recent days, the Colombian national police have killed a number of civilians protesting a proposed tax hike on basic [...]

I Entered My Country’s House Of Justice And Found A Snake Charmer’s Temple

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On a Sunday night on 21 March 2021, gunmen stopped Juan Carlos Cerros Escalante (age 41) as he walked from this mother’s home to his own in the village of Nueva Granada near San Antonio de Cortés [...]

Honduras: Solidarity Needed As More Activists Are Killed

By Christine Blower, Labour Outlook. -

Two Indigenous activists were murdered in Honduras during December in less than a week, confirming the country as amongst the deadliest in the world for those opposing land grabs and [...]

A Private Government In Honduras Moves Forward

By Beth Geglia and Andrea Nuila, NACLA. -

“It’s almost like an insult that this is happening to us now, after so much sacrifice to develop the community to the point it’s at today,” Venessa Cardenas explains, in Crawfish Rock, Roatán, as [...]

If It Were A Narco Lab, It Would Be Working

By John Perry, London Review of Books. -

On the day he was inaugurated, Joe Biden halted the construction of Trump’s Mexican border wall. A few days earlier, 1500 miles to the south, a new ‘caravan’ of at least eight thousand Honduran [...]

Migrant Caravan Heads To United States From Honduras

By Daria Bedenko, Sputnik News. -

On Tuesday, the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, known for his tough stance on immigration, warned that if his policies are reversed, as Biden has pledged to do, "a tidal wave" of illegal [...]

No Holiday For Honduran Anti-Mining Activists

By Jen Moore, Counterpunch. -

For the families of eight water protectors in Honduras, there will be no holiday season this year. They will continue to fight for the freedom of their loved ones who have each been jailed for up [...]

As Private Cities Advance In Honduras, Hondurans Renew Their Opposition

By Beth Geglia, Center for Economic and Policy Research. -

Efforts to develop semi-privately governed jurisdictions called Economic Development and Employment Zones (ZEDEs) in Honduras have recently emerged anew. ZEDEs, first legislated as Special [...]

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, [...]