It is all too easy for one's eyes to glaze over at the headlines of yet another murder in Honduras, the country that earned the dubious moniker of the world's murder capital. Forty-nine year-old Tomas Garcia was shot dead on July 15, just one of thousands of victims.
International environmental and human rights campaigners condemn the 4th Latin American Palm Oil Conference to be held by the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in Honduras on 6th-8th August
An article about how recent ‘This American Life’ reports on the “Dos Erres” massacre in Guatemala and on the “charter cities” in Honduras censor out the historic and on-going role of the U.S. government.
More than a year has passed since a DEA-assisted drug war operation in the Honduran Moskitia killed four indigenous Miskitu civilians, and relatives of the victims are still looking for answers. Responses have been few and far between. Honduran judicial authorities highlight a lack of cooperation from the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, impeding their investigation.
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