Listen to today's 27-minute CBC radio debate (on "The Current" programme) concerning Canadian support for the establishment of privatized "charter cities" in northern Honduras, along the Caribbean coast. The debate includes Grahame Russell and Karen Spring of Rights Action.
On July 2, 2012, neighbors from the town of Panama found evidence that campesino Gregorio Chavez Arranda was kidnapped from his fields and taken by Dinant palm oil company private security forces onto the Panama Farm.
A delegation of academics, human rights and labor activists, visited the community of Ahuás in the Department of Gracias a Dios in a region known as La Moskitia. On May 11, 2012 four helicopters conducted an apparent drug interdiction near the town of Ahuas. At least one of the helicopters opened fire on a passenger boat killing two pregnant women, a 14-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man, while seriously injuring at least four more. The purpose of the visit was to inquire into this tragedy.
PLEASE CALL, in Spanish or (even) in English, to Colonel Paz. Dial: 011  9867-2975.
Ask Colonel Paz about the well-being and whereabouts of Juan Galindo and Oveniel Caceres.Ask for the reason of their detention and express concern for the lack of due process given that no arrest warrant was presented.
List: "ASSASSINATIONS IN HONDURAS UNDER MILITARY-BACKED REGIME HEADED BY "PEPE" LOBO" and Article: "HONDURAS: AMERICA'S GREAT FOREIGN POLICY DISGRACE"
15 Women hiding in palm trees from Miguel Facusse security guards, who opened fire against them at 8am today (October 11, 2011), and also killed campesino Santos Seferino Zelaya
This Wednesday, October 5, Obama will be reinforcing the message that - rhetoric notwithstanding - democracy and the respect for human rights are not high priorities for the United States.
FROM CONQUEST TO COUP - INDIGENOUS & AFRODESCENDENT PEOPLES IN HONDURAS
OFRANEH & COPINH - 519 Years in Resistance to the Conquest, 580 Days (as of January 21, 2011) in Resistance to the Military Coup
4 Campesinos Killed, August 20th and 21st, Following on Massacre of 11 People, August 14th and 15th
An article about on-going clashes and killings in Honduras' endless situation of poverty and exploitation, of the wealthy sectors illegally forcing the poor from their lands, and of State and private sector paramilitary repression and impunity.