Manuel Zelaya
US judge sentences ex-president of Honduras to 45 years in prison

Former US ally Juan Orlando Hernández was sentenced to 45 years in prison. A Manhattan court convicted him for the crime of exporting more than 400 tons of cocaine to the United States and possession of “destructive devices”

Hondurans mobilize in support of Xiomara Castro’s government

The head of state called for the mobilization following an intensified destabilization campaign by the right-wing opposition

Honduran President Xiomara Castro warns of destabilization attempts against her government

President Xiomara Castro alerted the Honduran people that the conservative sectors that perpetrated the coup d’état against former president Manuel Zelaya in 2009 are now trying to destabilize her government

Amid global uncertainty, ALBA Movements forges unity and hope

The continental platform of social movements will hold its third continental assembly in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to analyze the current situation and define strategies for the next period.

Long before US extradition request, the streets of Honduras cried, ‘Get out JOH narco-dictator’

Former Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández is accused of drug trafficking-related crimes and the US has sought the extradition of its former ally. For the people of the country, his ‘narco-dictatorship’ was a well-known fact

Xiomara Castro to be sworn in amid political turmoil in Honduras

Tensions have been growing ahead of Castro’s swearing in following signs of attempts by conservative sections to undermine her proposals for transformation

Historic win of Xiomara Castro ends 12 years of far-right rule in Honduras

Castro’s victory, with an historic turnout of over 68%, would end a dozen years of conservative and neoliberal rule. She has called for a government of reconciliation, peace and justice

Elections in Honduras, the battle for November 28

Nasry Asfura of the ruling National Party and LIBRE leader, Xiomara Castro, are the front runners in the presidential elections. Wounds still remain open at 12 years since the coup

Migrants stranded in Guatemala following repression by security forces

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.

We have regained hope, says Luis Arce as estimates show MAS victory in Bolivian presidential polls

The Unitel-Ciesmori estimate showed the Luis Arce-David Choquehuanca ticket of the MAS winning over 52% of the vote. Shortly after, the president of the coup regime, Jeanine Añez, acknowledged the victory of the MAS

Thousands of migrants fleeing misery reach Guatemala- Mexico border

Hondurans are undertaking this ordeal to escape violence, extreme poverty and for the prospects of a better life.

What comes after the coup?

Peoples Dispatch spoke with sociologist Marco Teruggi about the agreement to hold elections in Bolivia and the implications of the coup for the continent