updated Wed. February 14, 2024
January 31, 2018
The incendiary legislation has been seen as a direct attack on the anti-fraud movement's efforts to challenge impunity among Honduran politicians. The new Budget Law follows years of increasingly concentrated state power and systemic impunity. Bulldozing the rule of law, a 2009 coup against PresidentÃâÃÂ ...
December 8, 2017
In an exclusive interview, former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a 2009 US-backed coup, says US actions led to the current political crisis in Honduras. The government continues to withhold the results of the November presidential election, which pitted US-backed President JuanÃâÃÂ ...
Mintpress News (blog)
December 4, 2017
An artist who calls himself the Urban Maeztro who prefers to remain anonymous for security reasons pastes up one of his “interventions” that shows President Barack Obama at a podium surrounded by Honduran politicians and reads in Spanish “All eat at the same table as God” on a street wall days beforeÃâÃÂ ...
November 16, 2017
“Many of the police officers and soldiers who have been purged by the commission should be subjected to due process,” Nasralla said, explaining that he believes some purged police officers may have been removed in retaliation for investigating ties between high-level Honduran politicians and organizedÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
October 6, 2017
Knowing that he was already in the sights of United States investigators, Mr. Rivera sought to help the Drug Enforcement Administration root out corrupt Honduran politicians and other elites who had made Honduras a gateway for massive amounts of cocaine headed for the United States through Mexico.
August 29, 2017
Honduran politicians and businessmen who backed the coup were already hard at work lobbying in the halls of Congress – one group even set up an informal headquarters in a company's conference room in downtown D.C., according to a former Honduran military officer who lives in the Washington area,ÃâÃÂ ...
June 4, 2017
... and tourist resorts have been murdered since 2010, making Honduras the most deadly country in the world for environmental and land activists. Such projects have been backed by prominent Honduran politicians, business figures and military officers, but many are bankrolled by international funders.
February 2, 2017
An international anti-corruption watchdog blamed several high ranking Honduran politicians and businessmen Tuesday for violence against environmental activists who stood in the way of their businesses. 26236310776 a207428423 k Vigil for murdered activist Berta Caceres (Photo Daniel Cima/CIDHÃâÃÂ ...
February 1, 2017
An investigation by NGO Global Witness finds Honduras has one of the one of the world's highest levels of violence against environmental activists, with more than 120 killed since 2010. Investigators say government corruption surrounding development projects like dams, mines, and oil palm plantationsÃâÃÂ ...