Following Xiomara Castro’s victory in the Honduran elections, Bertha Zúniga Cáceres, Coordinator, COPINH, spoke to Peoples Dispatch about what this means for people’s movements in the country
According to the preliminary results of the presidential elections held in Honduras on Sunday, Xiomara Castro of the Libre Party has obtained over 53% of the votes, and is leading the presidential race by a 20% margin
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.
After weeks of mass mobilizations against the privatization of healthcare and education, Hondurans are demanding the resignation of president Juan Orlando Hernández
The measure would have privatized education and healthcare services in a country where access to these services is already highly limited