News Update

Tue, 2014-08-19

Article "Bad Role Models: The Embattled Arrival of Honduras' Model Cities" by Lauren Carasik, director of the International Human Rights Clinic and professor of law at the Western New England University School of Law.

Mon, 2014-08-18

Diodora Hernandez was shot in the head in 2010 by former Goldcorp mine workers because she refuses to sell her land to Goldcorp.  The bullet entered her right eye, exited by her right ear, and she survived!  Blind in one eye, deaf in one ear, she refuses today to sell her land to the company.

Mon, 2014-08-18

"It is impossible to understand the root causes of the current wave of Central Americans arriving to the United States, and therefore the appropriate U.S. response, without acknowledging the historical relationship between the U.S. and Central America." Arturo J. Viscarra.

Thu, 2014-08-14

A communique written mainly by family members of the crimes committed by Mynor Padilla (including a murder, a shooting-paralyzing, and other woundings), while working as head of security for Hudbay Minerals and its former subsidiary company in Guatemala CGN.

Sun, 2014-08-10

The opinions of Ann Coulter on Fox TV news (see below) are not extreme. They represent in many ways significant sectors of U.S. and Canadian populations that wish 'these problems would just go away', and want no little or discussion about how U.S. and Canadian economic and military policies - past and present - contribute to and benefit from these very injustices and sufferings.

Fri, 2014-08-08

Article "How the U.S.-Backed Genocide in Guatemala Drove the Child Refugee Crisis" By Gabriel M. Schivone

Thu, 2014-07-31

Petition: "Tell President Obama Not To Deport Child Refugees!" (From Honduras Solidarity Network USA-Canada, http://www.hondurassolidarity.org) and article "The Central American Child Refugee Crisis: Made in U.S.A." By Alexander Main ( http://www.dissentmagazine.org)

Action Report

This delegation aims to continue the spirit of international solidarity between Honduras and the United States, and in this case with several Salvadorans that will be on the delegation as well. This triangular model of solidarity allows us all to learn from each other and support each other in the struggle against injustice in Honduras.

Urgent Action

Petition: "Tell President Obama Not To Deport Child Refugees!" (From Honduras Solidarity Network USA-Canada, http://www.hondurassolidarity.org) and article "The Central American Child Refugee Crisis: Made in U.S.A." By Alexander Main ( http://www.dissentmagazine.org)

Video

Este documental, de Frauke Sandig y Enrico Black, acompaña a seis jóvenes maya en su vida cotidiana, sus ceremonias y su resistencia frente a los peligros que acechan a su cultura y su entorno. Narra sus historias que no sólo son personales y entrañables, sino que constantemente se sumergen en temas universales.

Documents

Fri, 2013-10-04
Document Type: PDF

Over 185 days have passed in which the Lenca indigenous communities of the Rio Blanco region of Intibuca, Honduras have blocked an access road built into the intended construction site for the Agua Zarca hydroelectric dam on the Gualcarque River. Desarrollos Energeticos, SA (DESA), plans to build the dam, and is pushing the project through with violence and intimidation, while attempting to criminalize land rights defenders with baseless charges.