Honduras Coup Resistance
The president of the National Autonomous University of Honduras, Julieta Castellanos, spoke out Wednesday against what she says is police sabotage of the investigation into the murder of her son and another student.
Representatives of campesino and human rights groups in the Aguán will be speaking in front of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Petitioners and experts on the region will also be speaking the following evening at an event co-hosted by the CEPR and Rights Action.
New Wikileaks cables now reveal that the US embassy in Honduras—and therefore the State Department—has known since 2004 that Miguel Facussé is a cocaine importer. US “drug war” funds and training, in other words, are being used to support a known drug trafficker’s war against campesinos.
The Supreme Court has cleared six army generals accused of toppling President Manuel Zelaya and flying him to Costa Rica in 2009.
Rigores Community attacked and burned to the ground, to make way for production of African palm and sugar cane, for diesel bio-fuel production