Military, Police, Paramilitary and Private Security Violence
At 3,000 square miles, the Aguan River Valley in northeastern Honduras is about the same size as California's Death Valley. But despite being green and fertile, the Aguan basin is becoming famous as a "valley of death."
Amazing efforts continue, in Guatemala, to dig up the remains of victims of the genocide and State repression of the past, and seek justice and reparations.
As in the worst years of State repression and terrorism against its own population in the 1970s and 80s, the military-backed regime of Honduras is again buying weapons from the US and Israel.
First, the US backed a coup that deposed the elected president. Now, it's backing the return of death-squad government
Dear Colleagues - I send you this updated comprehensive list of politically related assassinations in Honduras. The list also includes an incomplete list the names of disappeared and severely wounded. Special thanks to FIAN Honduras, whose reports have offered the most timely and comprehensive updates and analysis - and for the larger team of you that translates documents and urgent actions from Spanish into English.