Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: Honduras

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

The trial for Berta Caceres’s murder will test Biden’s Central America...

The Biden administration says it wants to counter the corruption that’s driving displacement. Does that apply to U.S. allies in Honduras?

The Organization of American States is eroding faith in democracy

Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.

The never ending vote count: Honduras voted a week ago, they...

“The international community especially the EU, U.S., and OAS need to drop the false impartiality and instead take an active role in demanding and observing a physical recount as the TSE is clearly not credible.”

Shocking new investigation links Berta Cáceres’s assassination to executives at Honduran...

"I mean, these quotes and texts and emails are incredibly damning."

The vision and legacy of Berta Cáceres

An interview with Berta Zúñiga Cáceres and Laura Zúñiga Cáceres.

Canada’s shame

Fresh from the victory at Standing Rock, activists need to look from Flint, Michigan to places like Azacualpa to confront neoliberal efforts to put profit over people and the environment.

NoC at the DNC: Daughter of Murdered Honduran Activist Speaks Out

Three months ago Laura hugged her mother one last time - and now she’s in Philadelphia to make her voice heard.

“Hard Choices” The Overthrow of an Elected Government and the Murder...

In a just world, those in government, especially in Canada and the US, who tacitly supported the forces behind the Honduran coup would pay at least a political price for helping to set the country back years, if not decades.

Celebrating Berta Cáceres and Ending Violence Against Indigenous Land Activists

Cáceres spoke of a way forward: “We must shake our conscience free of the rapacious capitalism, racism and patriarchy that will only assure our own self-destruction.”

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