Posts Tagged: honduras
Is the United States on the verge of enshrining humanitarian intervention as a bedrock principle of foreign policy?
In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.
These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
Honduras' new president, Juan Orlando Hernández, takes office amid rising tensions between developers on one side and indigenous and campesino communities on the other.
Through vote buying and brute violence, supporters of the 2009 coup in Honduras may have stolen the 2013 election.
In the face of escalating repression, Honduran indigenous groups are standing against transnational plunder.
Indigenous activists in Honduras risk their lives to protect their lands from predatory "development."
The carbon trade doesn't just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
The Honduran military not only ousted a president. It has militarized society by elbowing aside the police.