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The Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship in Honduras, or La Alianza, called for a week-long general strike against the re-election of ... power since 2009, the Alianza has brought together social movement forces, including labor unions, campesino organizations and Indigenous communities.
It sounds like a bad black buddy movie: Danny Glover, Cedric the Entertainer, a California politician and an exiled revolutionary head to Honduras to witness the ... While many Hondurans believe that the election was stolen from them, massive demonstrations are planned for Hernandez's inauguration.

In Latin America, 156 human rights defenders were killed in Brazil and Colombia alone. "The violence against human rights defenders has intensified in regions of political and economic crisis: Venezuela, Brazil, Guatemala, Paraguay, Honduras and Argentina," researchers said in their report. A majority of ...
BOGOTA, Jan 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Latin America is trampling on Indigenous rights and jailing ever more campaigners to stifle opposition ... Indigenous land defenders and environmentalists across Latin America, in particular Honduras, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia, are worst hit by violence.
Under Negroponte, U.S. troops expanded their presence at the Soto Cano air base, often referred to as a "U.S. base" by Hondurans. U.S. military assistance to Honduras jumped from $4 million to $77.4 million a year from 1981 to 1985, despite the CIA acknowledging internally that the Honduran military ...
Dozens of journalists and human rights activists, including the Indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres, have been killed -- almost always with impunity. ... Although most Hondurans disapproved of his reelection, a second term for Hernandez appeared inevitable, thanks to the ruling National Party's abuse ...

Sacramento City Councilman Allen Warren will arrive in a remote city on the coast of Honduras in a few days with a movie star, a 1960s radical and a ... election that many international observers and Hondurans say was rigged by the incumbent president and alleged winner, Juan Orlando Hernandez.
The British newspaper The Guardian reported last year that there's evidence the murder may have been "an extrajudicial killing planned by [Honduran] military intelligence specialists." The Goldman Environmental Prize praised Caceras for having "rallied the Indigenous Lenca people of Honduras and ...
A Carnegie Endowment For International Peace report from May describes Honduras in the center of "transnational kleptocratic networks" and characterizes the Honduran military as "an instrument for the consolidation of power," used to patrol Indigenous communities, suppress protests, curtail the exercise ...
The shacks and modest dwellings along the river bank in Tegucigalpa were all ripped and washed away. Over 7,000 Hondurans died, including people we had met three decades before. Six years later, in 2004, I was again reminded of the U.S. role in Honduras when the same John Negroponte who had ...
Dozens of journalists and human rights activists, including the Indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres, have been killed -- almost always with impunity. ... Although most Hondurans disapproved of his reelection, a second term for Hernandez appeared inevitable, thanks to the ruling National Party's abuse ...
We had a lot of learning experiences in the US, but today I want to talk about Honduras because it is in crisis as I write this: the Honduran election took place on 26 November, ... When we visited the capital Tegucigalpa in 1969, we went to the university campus to meet and hang out with young Hondurans.
Two weeks after incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez appeared to lose an election he was expected to win handily, Honduras is teetering on the edge ... Nearly two-thirds of Hondurans live in endemic poverty and pervasive violence, conditions that have fueled the migrant crisis that US president ...
The Canadian government, first under Stephen Harper and now under Justin Trudeau, has been silent on these companies' conduct, even when their operations have repeatedly involved the killing of indigenous activists protesting destruction of their environment, and of their communities. In the three ...
Grassroots International partner, the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, stated: "Despite all the manipulation, vote buying, clientelism and deceit, the Honduran People have clearly stated that they don't want to continue to live in the violent situation imposed by the Juan ...
Although Honduras' incumbent right-wing president, Juan Orlando ... Zelaya of the Liberal Party (no relation to former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya) 13.77 percent. ... a leader of the Lenca indigenous people and organizer of protests ... Many thousands of ordinary Hondurans have fled the country to ...
... sites of Guatemala and Honduras was definitely the highlight of my trip. ... an important part of many Indigenous communities in Guatemala.

Honduran Authorities Detain U.S. human rights Observer 11 Hours ... Both organizations are members of the Honduras Solidarity Network of North America. ... The March 2nd, 2016 assassination of Indigenous leader Berta ...
This Sunday, Honduras will be holding its third presidential election ... and negatively impact poor Indigenous and Afro-Honduran communities.
The Honduran government has deployed National police forces across the ... Millions of Hondurans are still casting their votes to elect a new president ... she added, referring to the indigenous activist killed in March 2016.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras - Hondurans head to the polls to choose a new president ... The election is unprecedented, marking the first time a Honduran ... by the 2016 murder of internationally renowned Indigenous resistance ...
The purpose of the meeting with Honduras's current security .... bike past Graffiti of Honduran Indigenous environmentalist Berta Caceres a year ...
The people of Honduras have protested the Supreme Court ... re-election -- nearly two-thirds of Hondurans oppose re-election. ... She was murdered because of her efforts as an environmental and Indigenous-rights activist.
Critics argue both laws undermine Honduran sovereignty and threaten peasant and Indigenous rights by commercialising natural and ...
Olivia draws inspiration for her electoral bid not only from her mother, but also from Honduran Indigenous hero Lempira, the last cacique of the ...
Honduran indigenous activist Battles Colonialism, Patriarchy, and ... Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH).
Caceres was an important activist within the Civic Council of Popular Organizations and Honduran Indigenous, known as Copinh. For over two ...
Honduran authorities on Monday arrested two policemen who ... 2016, Caceres was the head of an Indigenous rights group trying to stop the ...
Amalia Lemus, an Indigenous Xinca organizer with the Diocese Council for the ... In late October, the Nobel laureates traveled through Honduras and Guatemala ... Honduran and Guatemalan women describe assassinations, ...
There are many killings, but the Honduran state doesn't want to resolve ... In Honduras, we are trying to bring all of us together as Indigenous ...
There are many killings, but the Honduran state doesn't want to resolve ... In Honduras, we are trying to bring all of us together as Indigenous ...
WASHINGTON -- Continuing the battle against the Honduran elite, ... the most responsible we can be" to the indigenous people of Honduras, ...
A New Report Sheds Light on the Plot to murder Honduran Activist Berta ... Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras ...
Environmental protectors and Indigenous rights leaders were killed at a rate of ... to oppose the Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam project in northwest Honduras, ... Three years earlier, Honduran soldiers opened fire on a peaceful ...
Honduras has long been one of the unfortunate countries to have a ... and to refuse to recognize the human rights crisis in Hondurans. ... that has astonished the Honduran oligarchy and coup supporters, including the U.S. government). ... trade unions, peasant unions, Indigenous and student organizations ...
The Agua Zarca dam project, approved by Honduran officials in 2013, ... the survival of Honduras' Indigenous Lenca community and the health ...
Co-founded in 1993 by Honduran human rights activist Berta Caceres, ... education and Indigenous rights of the Lenca people in Honduras.
Honduran authorities have arrested eight people for the murder. ... Council of Popular Organisations and Honduran Indigenous (COPIHN).
Honduran authorities have arrested eight people for the murder, ... the lands of the Lenca Indigenous of Honduras, and successfully fought ...
Caceres, an award-winning environmental and Indigenous rights ... But during a recent visit to Honduras two Nobel Peace Prize winners, ...
... the 2016 killing of Honduran environmental activist Bertha Caceres was the ... her Lenca indigenous people in opposing a hydroelectric project, was ... Spokesman Yuri Mora-Carias of Honduras' Public Ministry, which is in ...
students at the National Autonomous University of Honduras carried ... her Indigenous Lenca community against a dam planned on their land.
Demonstrators protest in the wake of the 2009 coup in Honduras that ousted ... "A mobilization for the defense of indigenous people, labor, political and .... An article in Honduran media outlet El Pulso the day after the vote on ...
LGBT rights advocates in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, take part in a Pride march on ... LGBT Hondurans' involvement in the country's upcoming general election. ... and intersex rights advocates in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa. ... demanding change -- youth, Indigenous women, Afro-descendants, ...
The Honduran military then went on to cut off water, electricity and ... Hondurans have since had to confront a climate of impunity around violence directed at environmental, Indigenous, and human rights defenders, the March ...
Indigenous children from the Ashaninka Aldeia Apiwtxa in Brazil, one of ... Programme is honoring activists from Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, ...
... and employees and members of the Honduran state security agency. ... the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras ...
... that link the assassination of renowned Honduran Indigenous environmental ... On Tuesday, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, a team of international lawyers .... In 2015, Hondurans marched in the streets across the country, not in ...
... state agents conspired to kill renowned Honduran activist Berta Caceres last year. ... The panel made several trips to Honduras to interview more than 30 ... It said that when the murder was planned, Indigenous and tribal ...
students at a school in an Indigenous village in western Honduras work in the school garden, where they learn about nutrition and healthy ...


 

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