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The Attempts to disappear Garifuna people
Maradiaga, Héctor; Ávila, Jennifer
Article
2016
Development projects pushed by the government in the Atlantic coast threaten the survival of afro-descendant communities.
Berta Cáceres: her fight for human rights in Honduras continues
Bengtsson, Verenice
Article
2016
Last week the environmental and human rights activist Berta Cáceres was murdered by gunmen in an early morning attack on her home which may have been carried out by or in collusion with state agents. ...
Berta Cáceres, Honduran eco-defender, murdered
Watts, Jonathan
Article
2016
Berta Cáceres, Honduran indigenous and environmental rights campaigner, has been murdered, days after she was threatened for opposing a hydroelectric project. Her death has prompted international outr...
The Caracas Commitment: Declaration from World Meeting of Left Parties, November 19-21, 2009, Caracas, Venezuela
Article
2009
We have gathered with the aim of unifying criteria and giving concrete answers that allow us to defend our sovereignty, our social victories, and the freedom of our peoples in the face of the generali...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
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Website
2009
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
Film Review: Revolutionary Medicine - A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital
Sugiyama, Jim
Article
2014
A review of the provocative documentary Revolutionary Medicine, which tells the story of the first Garifuna hospital, in Honduras.
Hondurans Walk for Dignity and Sovereignty: Step by Step
McCain, Greg
Article
2013
About the Walk called 'Caminata Dignidad y Soberanía Paso a Paso' (Walk for Dignity and Sovereignty Step by Step), which culminated with over 400 people from various groups representing the social mov...
Honduras Bleeding: The Coup and Its Aftermath
Draitser, Eric; Funez, Ramiro S.
Article
2015
June 28 marked the six year anniversary of the military coup in Honduras -- the day that a democratically elected left wing government was ousted by a US-backed, US-trained cabal of generals and right...
Honduras: Garifuna communities resist eviction and theft of land
Abbott, Jeff
Article
2015
Pristine beaches, clear Caribbean waters, coral reefs, fertile land ... such is the homeland of the Garifuna people, writes Jeff Abbott. It's so lovely that outsiders are desperate to seize ever more ...
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Global Witness
Article
2015
New report shows killings of environmental activists are increasing, with indigenous communities hardest hit. Global Witness shines a spotlight on Honduras - the most dangerous country to be an enviro...
Living with the Land: Communities Restoring the Earth
Meyer, Christine; Moosang, Faith
Book
1992
A collection of stories from grassroots communities about the benefits of ecological living.
Necessary Illusions: Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016: Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Revolutionary Medicine - A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital
Geglia, Beth; Freeston, Jesse (directors)
Film/Video
2014
The story of the building of a hospital in Ciriboya, Honduras -- an authentic, grass-roots, community development project, from the initial community meetings, the organized planning, the community de...
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
"They Fear Us Because We Are Fearless:" The Life and Legacy of Berta Cáceres
Bell, Beverly
Article
2016
I began writing a eulogy for Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores years ago, though she died only last week. Berta was assassinated by Honduran government-backed death squads on March 3, 2016.
They Want to Prohibit Us from Dreaming
Cáceres, Berta; Lewis, Chris
Article
2016
A 2014 interview with renowned Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who was assassinated last week.
The Victory for Workers' Rights in Honduras: Against The Current vol. 147
Graham, Anthony
Article
2010
Progressive followers of politics in Honduras have had little to celebrate recently. The June 28, 2009 coup that toppled president Mel Zelaya — a democratically elected reformer, though never the radi...
What Some US Reporters Don't Get About Brazil and the Honduras Crisis
Giordano, Al
Article
2009
Clueless desk editors like those at the New York Times titled these conflicts "Riots in Honduras." But you don't need to be able to understand Spanish to see and hear that, distinct from rioters, the ...

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PLAN International Canada
Plan International Canada strives to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of children, families and communities in more than 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia and Central and Sout...
Rights Action
A charitable non-profit organization that supports grassroots work financially, technologically and through group networking in the global south, mostly Guatamala, Chiapas (Mexico), Honduras and Hait...

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Another journalist murdered a month before general elections
Sources News Release
2013
The bullet-riddled body of Manuel Murillo Varela, a young freelance cameraman, was found in Tegucigalpa yesterday, exactly four months after journalist Anibal Barrow’s abduction and murder.
Another journalist murdered in Honduras, no end to violence in sight
Sources News Release
2014
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that community radio journalist Hernán Cruz Barnica was murdered near Dulce Nombre, a town in the western department of Copán, on the evening of 28 May.
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Honduras: Press freedom violations continue post-coup
Sources News Release
2009
Press freedom continues to suffer in the aftermath of the coup in Honduras.
IFJ and FEPALC Condemn Attacks against Media and Journalists in Honduras
Sources News Release
2009
The IFJ and FEPALC have today strongly condemned attacks on journalists and the closure of media in Honduras.
IFJ Condemns Spate of Journalists' Murders in Honduras
Sources News Release
2010
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today expressed fresh concern over the media crisis in Honduras following three murders in two weeks targeting media.
PEN Honduras appeals to Supreme Court in final attempt to halt ban on practising journalism
2014
Journalist and founding member of PEN Honduras, Julio Ernesto Alvarado, is appearing along with other journalists and PEN Honduras members before the Constitutional Section of the Supreme Court of the...
RWB Americas correspondents voice support for colleague Dina Meza, still threatened in Honduras
Sources News Release
2014
Reporters Without Borders’ correspondents in the Americas have written to the Honduran authorities urging them to finally provide protection to RWB's correspondent in Honduras, journalist and human ...
When media bosses censor their own journalists
Sources News Release
2014
Reporters Without Borders condemns the censorship of Suelte la lengua (Talk freely), a programme that Canal 6 TV has not broadcast since 15 May without any explanation from its CEO, Paul Misselem.

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