Honduras

The Hope of A Broken Heart

An International Human Rights Observer’s reflectionBy Brian Peterson “I’ve seen the flame of hope among the hopeless. And that was truly the greatest heartbreak of all.” Bruce Cockburn The Last Night of the World Canadian musician and poet Bruce Cockburn reminds us that even in a world of moral ambiguity, there are those moments in…

Honduras Promotes “Utopian Vision” Based on Violent Land Grabbing at San Francisco Event

Alliance for Global Justice along with other Latin American solidarity organizations and activists will be protesting the promotion of the charter cities initiatives at Monday’s San Francisco event. Our Honduras delegation last year investigating charter cities concluded that these initiatives were anti-democratic, and will likely lead to a loss of sovereignty, an exacerbation of inequality,…

Honduras Delegation: Contrasting Models of Development

Community-led Development vs Top-down Development Sponsored by Alliance for Global Justice and Task Force on the Americas November 8-16, 2014 As the current Honduran government imposes ruthless neoliberal measures supported by the US government including large-scale mining and other natural resource extraction projects, communities organize their own spaces and solutions in direct resistance to this economic…

Nicaragua Vive! 35 years since the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution

By Chuck Kaufman, National Co-Coordinator, Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice July 19, 2014 marks the 35th anniversary of the Triumph of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua. On that day, the Sandinista troops led by the nine commanders of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN), entered the capital city of Managua where they were greeted by…

Honduras Solidarity Groups Demand Justice for Child Refugees from Central America – Sign the Petition!

[Alliance for Global Justice endorses the Honduras Solidarity Network statement on child refugees as our own. We are a member organization of the HSN and helped to draft the statement.] Sign the HSN Petition to Obama! The Honduras Solidarity Network, a network of over 30 US solidarity organizations, and Department 19, a network of Hondurans…

Why Aren’t Nicaragua’s Children Fleeing to the United States?

Nicaragua Network Alert —  June 30, 2014 This publication may be reproduced in whole or in part. Please credit the Nicaragua Network. Click here to see revealing Border Patrol map of the origins of migrant children detainees A supporter sent us a letter to the editor she had written to counter all the right-wing letters…

Imperio de Cárceles: cómo los Estados Unidos está extendiendo el encarcelamiento en masa alrededor del mundo

por James Jordan, Alianza por la Justicia Global Traducción por Adrian Boutureira Sansberro In English Resumen… Este artículo explica cómo los Estados Unidos están exportando su modelo de encarcelamiento en masa y control social y político hacia al menos 25 países. Este ” imperialismo penitenciario” tiene sus raíces en el Programa de Mejoramiento del Sistema Penitenciario Colombiano…

Empire of Prisons: How the United States is Spreading Mass Incarceration around the World

by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice Originally published in Counterpunch Click Here for an audio file of a presentation by James Jordan on KBOO radio from the Law and Disorder Conference at Portland State University in May, 2014. Versión en español Summary…. This article explains how the United States is exporting its model of…

Honduras: Human Rights Accompaniment Delegation

Alliance for Global Justice June 22-July 1, 2014 On the fifth anniversary of the coup that overthrew democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya, the nonviolent National Front for Popular Resistance, farmers, students, labor unionists, LGBT activists, and regular people request our accompaniment in the face of violence and repression. Join the Alliance for Global Justice (AfGJ)…

Two Exciting Summer Delegations to Central America!

Honduras: Human Rights Accompaniment – June 22-July 1, 2014 On the fifth anniversary of the coup that overthrew democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya, the nonviolent National Front for Popular Resistance, farmers, students, labor unionists, LGBT activists, and regular people request our accompaniment in the face of violence and repression. This delegation will join with a…