Tag Archive for 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…

The Movement for Liberation Needs Your Support!

Our collective provides people’s movements with the tools and resources needed for true liberatory change. Our work is broader and further reaching than it ever has been before, and we need your support! by James Jordan The victory of the popular movements in Colombia that brought President Gustavo Petro and Vice President Francia Marquez is…

UPDATE: Honduras Solidarity Network Hurricane Eta and Iota Emergency Response Fund

As we write this, the crisis generated by the new Hurricane Iota is still unfolding in Honduras. This morning, Honduras woke up to another major disaster less than two week after the last one, Hurricane Eta. Many people still do not have electricity or signal on their phones and even more people have had to flee…

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,…

Observadores electorales internacionales, Garantizando elecciones limpias o blanqueando fraude?

En inglés: http://upsidedownworld.org/main/honduras-archives-46/4601-international-election-monitors-in-honduras-do-they-ensure-clean-elections-or-whitewash-fraud Miles de millones de electrones ya se han gastado en escribir sobre las elecciones presidenciales de Honduras del 24 de noviembre de 2013. Como observador electoral y líder de una delegación de 55 monitores organizada por la Alianza por la Justicia Global (Alliance for Global Justice-AfGJ) y el Marin Task Force on the…