Irish Woman Visits Aguan Valley

Home ownership in Honduras can transform shanty towns into suburbs, and the legal system allows unused land to be farmed and bought. So why is the government so determined to stop people buying property, to the extent that the army is deployed to move people from their homes, and murder is commonplace? ANNE ENRIGHT travelled […]

Lower Aguán Conflict Possible Remedy

A proposal was made yesterday by Congressman German Leitzelar, who introduced a solution to alleviate some of the problems of the Lower Aguán area land disputes. The Congressman proposed that rural estates and farms seized from organized crime, mainly in Colon, should be handed over to the local farming communities. “Some goods, such as farms, […]

National Popular Resistance Front Receives Award

The National Popular Resistance Front of Honduras received the annual International Herbert Anaya Human Rights Award in El Salvador this week. The award was created in honor of Herbert Anaya Sanabria, who was murdered by unidentified gunmen on October 26, 1987, when he was president of the nongovernmental Human Rights Commission of El Salvador (CDHES). […]