Over the weekend the first batch of Marines that came to Honduras temporarily to participate in military exercises and work on humanitarian aid left the country. Since this past June at least 180 Marines have been stationed at various locations around the country to do work on military activities, social projects, and to help provide […]
Would you like to gain a bit of a glimpse into what happened throughout the country, over the weekend? Well if so, you’re in luck! On Friday a medical brigade set up shop in San Pedro Sula’s central park. It worked for free and treated some 300 residents of the city, before leaving six […]
Honduran Miskitos and other groups are demanding the government help them protect their territory in the swampy, heavily forested region.
The special rapporteur to the UN on the affairs of Indigenous groups, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz met with a member of the National Commission of Human Rights, Linda Rivera, to learn and discuss the ongoing situations facing Indigenous Hondurans, related to violence and access to justice. Tauli-Corpuz, who began an official visit to Honduras on the 2nd […]
On Friday a series of interesting developments occurred. First, the National Commission of Human Rights (Conadeh) revealed that the government had responded favorably to a petition the Commission sent to incorporate basic education about human rights into the national basic education curriculum. According to the statement from their website, the Commission and the Ministry of […]