Posts Tagged: Honduras coup
Military repression in Honduras is a direct legacy of U.S. meddling in the country.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
Washington is threatening to withhold development aid unless El Salvador adopts economic policies that Salvadorans just voted against.
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.
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.