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CPJ condemns attacks against Honduran journalists

May 12, 2012


New York, May 10, 2012–The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about a recent wave of violence and intimidation against journalists in Honduras, including the abduction of a radio journalist and two attacks on television journalists. “A climate of unrelenting hostility toward Honduran journalists is restricting the flow of news and eroding citizens’ right […]

TV Personality Slain in Honduras

April 24, 2012


TEGUCIGALPA – Television personality Noel Valladares and two companions were gunned down Monday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said. A fourth person was wounded in the attack, police inspector Jose Martinez told reporters. Unknown assailants opened fire on the host of the entertainment program “Tecolote” and the other three people as they walked out of the […]

In Honduras, a Mess Made in the U.S.

January 26, 2012


by Dana Frank IT’S time to acknowledge the foreign policy disaster that American support for the Porfirio Lobo administration in Honduras has become. Ever since the June 28, 2009, coup that deposed Honduras’s democratically elected president, José Manuel Zelaya, the country has been descending deeper into a human rights and security abyss. That abyss is in good part the State […]

Bloody Sunday in Bajo Aguán, Honduras

June 6, 2011


José Recinos Aguilar, Joel Santamaría y Genaro Cuesta, all members of the San Esteban peasant cooperative were murdered [on Sunday, June 5 ] while driving a Nissan vehicle a few meters from the settlement. There are yet no details of how the attack occurred, read a statement by FIAN-Honduras. The report said the military, police, and […]

FNRP does not recognize Lobo and rejects the reinsertion of Honduras to the OAS

May 27, 2011


by Giorgio Trucchi Rel-UITA (Unión Internacional de Trabajadores de la Alimentación, Agrícolas, Hoteles, Restaurantes, Tabaco y Afines) Interview with Esly Banegas, FNRP Political Committee On 22 May, Porfirio Lobo and former President Manuel Zelaya signed the “Agreement of Cartagena”, in the context of the mediation process led by the governments of Venezuela and Colombia. To […]