The migrant caravan which is on it’s way to the United States has to pass through Guatemala and Mexico first in order to reach the US.
Thousands of Hondurans, who have set off for the US, seek to escape the deepening crisis within the country, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by the Eta and Iota hurricanes in November 2020
Over 3,000 Hondurans have embarked on a perilous journey to the US in the absence of a response from the far-right government of President Juan Orlando Hernández to the socio-economic crisis in the country
Vijay Prashad writes on how the US has meddled in trade relations between China and El Salvador, while promoting its own private investment initiatives
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.
The US Department of Justice presented charges related to drug-trafficking against Nicolás Maduro and other Venezuelan government officials in a press conference today
We look at the spread of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as responses by governments which have ranged from pro-active and prompt to lax