Bertha Zúniga, general coordinator of Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Honduras.
COPINH has been engaged in a tireless struggle to end the impunity enjoyed by the elites in Honduras responsible for this crime and others
Hondurans are undertaking this ordeal to escape violence, extreme poverty and for the prospects of a better life.
Mexico has already begun processing hundreds of Central American migrants en route to the United States, despite stating that the migrants are “welcome” to stay
Thousands of Hondurans, every year, set off for the US on a perilous journey in order to escape violence, poverty and lack of opportunities and in search of better livelihoods
The seven people convicted of murdering Honduran social leader Berta Cáceres have received jail terms ranging between 30 and 34 years but those who planned and financed the crime remain free
On December 2, seven people will be sentenced for their role in the assassination of Honduran social leader Berta Cáceres. However, this is only the first step as those who planned and financed the crime are yet to be brought to justice
The younger brother of Juan Orlando Hernández, Tony Hernández, was declared guilty of trafficking 200,000 kilograms of cocaine and heavy weapons into the US
During the trial of Tony Hernández, a US prosecutor alleged that his brother, President Juan Orlando Hernández received 1.5 million in bribes
29-year-old Milgen Idán Soto Ávila, a member of the Tolupán Indigenous community and the Broad Movement for Dignity and Justice, was disappeared four days before his body was found buried at the worksite of the logging company he was fighting against
On September 25, the preliminary hearing was scheduled to begin against David Castillo, one of the people accused of planning the murder of Berta Cáceres
In the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, protestors have been on the streets for many days opposing the Santa Maria luxury housing project which is being planned inside the buffer zone of La Tigra National Park.