The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges in the struggle for justice for Berta Cáceres, a leader of COPINH assassinated by hitmen with links to the Honduran state in 2016
In Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras people mobilized to mark 100 days since the forced disappearance of 5 Garifuna community members
The Afro-descendant and Indigenous Garifuna community of Honduras continues to demand the safe return of the five members of their community abducted by armed men dressed in police and military uniforms in July
On the International Day of the Disappeared (August 30), the Garifunas of Honduras continued to demand the safe return of the five abducted members of their community
Armed men wearing bullet-proof vests with the insignia of the police and military kidnapped four members of the Honduran organization OFRANEH, as well another member of the Garifuna community member on July 18
Recent revelations regarding massive corruption are the latest indicator of the rotten state of the health system on Honduras. Meanwhile, the forced disappearance of 4 Garifuna leaders has caused outrage with social movements launching protests
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