“Today yes, the entire country wants to combat corruption and crime in the country.” Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez spoke these words, acknowledging the onslaught of demands calling for his resignation. This past weekend saw a growing number of protests and marches organized throughout the country of Honduras, and even #RenunciaJOH on Twitter has been […]
Consuelo Castillo | Bajo Aguan, Honduras My name is Consuelo Castillo and I have been fighting to defend the land for five years. Our goal is for everyone who is part of the land occupations to have access to land. Land, well, it’s our first mother. For us farmers, we don’t have life without land. […]
Yesterday at 3:00 pm police and military convened at five locations in San Manuel where campesinos had trespassed on private land with their luxury vehicles and bicycles and set up makeshift huts.
Journalists marched in protest today in front of the Presidential House in Tegucigalpa. The media personnel demanded a cease to the violence, and respect for the freedom of expression. “Justice! Justice! Justice!,” journalists shouted as they marched toward the President’s home. A contingent of anti-riot police surrounded the Presidential House. Ultimately, the police resorted to […]