updated Sat. December 3, 2022
March 13, 2018
GENEVA (12 March 2018) – Members of the Honduran security forces, in particular the military police, used excessive – including lethal – force to control ... The human rights violations described in the report, took place “in the context of a political, economic and social crisis, which can be traced back to theÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2018
20 that she was being deported to Honduras, the country she fled from 12 years ago in an attempt to escape from political instability, impoverished and dangerous conditions, ... She fled because the Central American country is politically unstable, impoverished and dangerous, particularly for women.
The Week UK
March 9, 2018
“The region's violence is in large part driven by drug trafficking and organized crime, Business Insider writes, adding that “political instability, poverty, poor ... following what the Mexico's Citizens' Council for Public Security describes as “a commendable effort by the Honduran government to systematicallyÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
Likewise, the Honduran movement against economic imperialism - the struggle for true independence - would be fatally weakened by the exclusion of women, who make up half of the population. Until 1955 women were not even citizens in Honduras, we had no right to vote, no political or human rightsÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Maryori Urbina-Contreras is one of 68,000 unaccompanied children who flooded across the southwest border of the United States, causing a humanitarian crisis in 2014. She had risked everything when she left Honduras and traveled alone in a desperate attempt to reunite with her mother in Waukegan.
February 25, 2018
The UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) deployed, at the request of the Honduran Government, an exploratory mission to Honduras from 6 to 10 February 2018. Yesterday, Miroslav Jenča, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, delivered to Mary Elizabeth Flores, Permanent Representative ofÃâÃÂ ...
Los Angeles Times
February 23, 2018
Apparently as reward for their support of the United States during a United Nations vote on Jerusalem, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley will visit Honduras and Guatemala next week, her office announced Friday. The trip to two of the region's most troubled countries follows a lopsided U.N. General AssemblyÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
Amid political unrest, violence in Honduras, TPS holders in U.S. worry about their fate ... His parents are Honduran natives who have been living in the U.S. legally for almost two decades thanks to Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, first granted to Hondurans after Hurricane Mitch ravaged the country inÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
February 17, 2018
“This is the beginning of a political offensive against the fundamental pillars that are against corruption in Honduras,” said Gabriela Castellanos, the director ... investigators from the panel and the attorney general's office raided a foundation that is one of many that channel the Honduran government's socialÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
The majority of the deaths tracked by the Committee of Family Members of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras occurred as the Honduran national ... But a number of the fatalities were the result of apparently targeted attacks on community and political organizers and eco- or social activists, actsÃâÃÂ ...
Upside Down World
February 12, 2018
Ismael Hernandez was the most recent fatal victim of police and military violence in Honduras. The 40-year-old man was killed Feb. 5 in Choloma, about 200 kilometers north of the country's capital. According to eyewitnesses and national human rights organizations, Honduran security forces launched tearÃâÃÂ ...
South China Morning Post
December 31, 1999
Honduran authorities said they have arrested an energy company executive allegedly behind the high-profile 2016 murder of prominent environmental activist Berta Caceres. Police detained electrical engineer Roberto David Castillo Mejia “as the intellectual perpetrator” behind Caceres's murder, theÃâÃÂ ...
World Politics Review
December 31, 1999
“What we are seeing is political persecution,” says Bertha Oliva, the coordinator of COFADEH. ... In an interview in late January with Radio Progreso, a former Honduran army captain, Santos Orellana Rodriguez, said that Honduras' military intelligence is behind the campaigns to disparage protesters andÃâÃÂ ...
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