honduras

The Decision Not to Investigate Post-Coup Crimes.

The Decision Not to Investigate Post-Coup Crimes.

The decision by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, is an odd one. Earlier today Bensouda announced that she and the ICC will not be investigating crimes committed in the wake of the Honduran coup in 2009. She conceded that there were human rights violations. But that they were not to the […]

Why Should We Talk About Honduras?

Why Should We Talk About Honduras?

There’s a reason why we, as English-speakers need to pay attention to Honduras. There’s a reason why we should talk about the country. And it isn’t just because the other day a journalist from Honduras received word that his application for asylum got approved, despite the fact that, that is something we can and should […]

Shifting the Conversation on Security.

Shifting the Conversation on Security.

Is it time we change how we talk about security in Honduras? One of the trending articles in English about Honduras includes this specific headline: “Why is Honduras So Violent?” This same article, by Insight Crime, features the sub-heading “Steps forward and backwards”. Perhaps it’s time English press talks about the steps forward. It might […]

Tornado Over Siguatepeque.

Tornado Over Siguatepeque.

Residents of Siguatepeque got to witness an extremely surprising occurrence earlier today: a tornado! Tornadoes are not at all common in Honduras, and due to this it wasn’t expected,  causing panic among some of the individuals who were in the area to witness it. Astonishingly enough according to local first-responders the tornado apparently didn’t cause […]

The Ulua River Has Raged Yet Again

The Ulua River Has Raged Yet Again

Storms have raged in various parts of the country these past few nights, and in some locations have had strong effects. The Northern and the Eastern parts of the country have been impacted by these storms. The Valle de Sula area has been one of the areas affected and is currently on maximum alert after […]