Murdered Honduran environmentalist was on army hit list


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US-Funded Honduran Army Unit had Caceres on Hit List

4 September 2016

Six months ago, the Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceres was brutally murdered by the US-funded Honduran army after she appeared on a hit list. Many associated with her have either disappeared or are living in fear for their lives. Her murder has caused outrage the world over.

Honduras, 2009 coup and today


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Honduran Hypocrisy: Memories of a Coup

26 August 2016

Last week, Honduras‘s Supreme Court approved a change in the constitution allowing Presidential re-elections. Now this might not seem like such a big deal… but it is, largely because it was the exact pretext for the 2009 coup against President Manuel Zelaya.

Murdered Berta Caceres remembered in Honduras


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A Memorial for Berta Caceres

11 August 2016

Honduran students remembered indigenous leader Berta Caceres and demanded justice on the 5-month anniversary of her murder. They protested with balloons and candles to bring light to the darkness of Honduras’ current political situation.

Over 100 lawyers murdered in Honduras


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11 August 2016

This Tuesday, the Honduran National Bar Association celebrated its 100 years. At the same time 3 lawyers were murdered. Since 2010 more than 100 lawyers have been killed in Honduras. Lawyers work in very difficult conditions and also have to face violence and impunity. Our correspondent Gerardo Torres with the story.

Garifuna people’s struggle in Honduras


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7 August 2016

The Garifuna people are taking a revolutionary stance in Honduras. The people are a mix of indigenous Caribbeans and Africans. They have been fighting for racial and cultural justice for decades. After the 2009 coup d’etat in Honduras, the Garifuna’s role has been pivotal in the resistance movement.

Honduras news update


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29 July 2016

On Tuesday night, former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya announced over Twitter that an agreement had been made with opposition forces to call for a referendum and ask the people if they want reelection to be allowed in Honduras. This could complicate things for current president Juan Orlando Hernandez and block Zelaya´s intentions to run again. The request was presented to congress by a lawmaker in the opposition Libre Party. Our correspondent Gerardo Torres with the latest.

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29 July 2016

The Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa, is used to demonstrations. In the seven years since the 2009 coup d’état, protests and the reasons for them have increased as the conservative political class has sped up an extractive neoliberal model hand in hand with a push toward militarization. Our Correspondent Gerardo Torres has the story.