Honduras

15 years after the coup in Honduras: What does solidarity look like now?

by the Honduras Solidarity Network June 28, 2024 is the 15th anniversary of the 2009 right-wing military & political coup in Honduras that overthrew the democratically elected president, Manuel (Mel) Zelaya. On June 28, 2009, Zelaya was targeted for his vision of an independent Honduras, a part of the Latin American movement, “looking South not…

Honduras 2023 saw the U.S.-supported right wing escalate its attacks against the people’s elected government. Will 2024 bring any accountability or change?

by Victoria Cervantes, Victoria Cervantes is an AFGJ Board Member and one of the Honduras Solidarity Network coordinators. Vicki is a founding member of the group La Voz de los de Abajo Chicago which has been accompanying the Honduran campesinx and social movements in solidarity since 1998. 2023 saw aggressive actions from the remnants of…

TODAY! Workers’ Summit of the Americas 2022 (Day 2)

About The Workers’ Summit of the Americas is a workers’ conference that calls for the programmatic unity of the working class and social movements to create a permanent forum for solidarity and the linking of anti-imperialist, anti-colonial and anti-patriarchal struggles in the American continent. The Summit will be held in Tijuana, Mexico to counteract the Summit…

TODAY! Workers’ Summit of the Americas 2022 (Day 1)

About The Workers’ Summit of the Americas is a workers’ conference that calls for the programmatic unity of the working class and social movements to create a permanent forum for solidarity and the linking of anti-imperialist, anti-colonial and anti-patriarchal struggles in the American continent. The Summit will be held in Tijuana, Mexico to counteract the Summit…

Xiomara Castro’s Inauguration: An analysis from Honduras

  By Victoria Cervantes *1 January 27th was the day of emotion and also relief as the successful inauguration of Xiomara Castro in front of a well-filled stadium, in front of international governmental delegations and invited international and Honduran organizations, went off without anything impeding Xiomara’s assumption of office. Since then, the new government has…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.3.2021: Inspiring Honduras Victory; US Defeated in Venezuela Election; Huge anti-Coup Mobilization in Bolivia

Orinoco Tribune: ALBA-TCP “12 Years After the Coup, These Elections are an Example of Courage and Resistance” “We congratulate the resounding victory of the Honduran people, who have restored hope through these elections 12 years after the coup,” Llorenti wrote. “The first female President of Honduras, @XiomaraCastroZ, is an example of resistance and courage. Long…

[Video] July 15 webinar with Dan Kovalik: The Peoples’ Struggles against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile

The Current Popular Struggles against US Intervention: Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba, Colombia, Nicaragua, Peru and Chile We are faced with possible US intervention in Haiti after the murder of the president, a possible coup over the election results in Peru, new US backed protests in Cuba, the positive election results in Chile, the continued bloody repressions…