The Honduran army and national police converged on a Garífuna community in Punta Gorda — on the island of Roatán — on November 7, violently evicting residents, reports Ana Zorita.
United States Ambassador to Honduras Laura Dogu was summoned by Honduran foreign minister Enrique Reina on October 31 for meddling in the country’s internal affairs, writes Ana Zorita.
Honduran President Xiomara Castro signed a decree on April 25 that repealed the law creating the country's nefarious Economic Development and Employment Zones (ZEDEs), reports Ben Radford.
The newly inaugurated government of progressive President Xiomara Castro declared Honduras free of open-cut mining on February 28 to protect its environment, reports People's Dispatch.
Leftist Xiomara Castro has been sworn in, marking the first time since 2006 that Honduras has a legitimately-elected president. Ben Radford reports.
Leftist Libertad y Refundación (Libre) party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya won November’s presidential elections in Honduras with 51% of the vote — the highest proportion of votes for a presidential candidate in Honduran history, reports Ben Radford.
Following Xiomara Castro’s victory in the Honduran elections, Bertha Zúniga Cáceres discusses what this means for people’s movements in the country.
Delegates from the Progressive International Observatory witnessed the election of Xiomara Castro in Honduras on November 28.
Five years have passed since social leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, reports People's Dispatch.
In the first 13 days of 2019, there were five major killings in Honduras in what local media are calling massacres, TeleSUR English said. All up, 18 people were killed by gunmen.
The Honduran Attorney General’s office and the national police say they are investigating the rash of murders but no suspects have been apprehended yet.
A new map developed at the University of Cincinnati illustrates one motivating force behind migrant caravans leaving Guatemala and Honduras to reach the United States.
UC geography professor Tomasz Stepinski has turned high-resolution satellite images from the European Space Agency into one of the most detailed looks so far at how people are reshaping the planet.
Stepinski said: “Right now there are caravans of people walking to the United States. Many of them are coming from Guatemala.”
In 2008, the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations published a report titled US-Latin America Relations: A New Direction for a New Reality. Timed to influence the foreign policy agenda of the next US administration, the report asserted: “the era of the US as the dominant influence in Latin America is over.”
Then, at the Summit of the Americas the next year, then-president Barack Obama promised Latin American leaders a “new era” of “equal partnership” and “mutual respect”.
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