Nicaragua

Charlie Liteky – Presente!

The Friendship Office was saddened to learn of the passing of Charlie Liteky in January 2017.  Charlie was a dear friend who marked our lives, the lives of many around the world and showed us what it means to be a peacemaker.
 
In the summer of 1986, following a vote in the U.S.

COP21 - Nicaragua says voluntary responsibility is a path to failure

An interview with Paul Oquist, Nicaragua's representative to the Climate Negotiations in Paris:

www.climatechangenews.com/2015/11/30/nicaragua-to-defy-un-in-climate-pledge-refusal/ 

El Niño Triggers Drought, Food Crisis in Nicaragua

 

By José Adán Silva

MANAGUA, Jul 10 2014 (IPS) - The spectre of famine is haunting Nicaragua. The second poorest country in Latin America, and one of the 10 most vulnerable to climate change in the world, is facing a meteorological phenomenon that threatens its food security.

Tica Times article on the La Penca bombing

Tico Times recently published a series of articles to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the La Penca bombing.  The articles are written by several journalists, some of whom were actually present when the bomb exploded during a press conference given by Eden Pastora, a former Sandinista who became disenchanted and left Nicaragua to head up the southern front of the contra.
 
They seemed to have figured out who actually planted the bomb, but there doesn’t seem to be conclusive evidence as to who ordered the bombing- if it was the CIA or t

Nicaragua will no longer send troops to the School of the Americas!

Letter from Lisa Sullivan,- co-leader of SOAW delegation currently in Nicaragua:

U.S. Militarization of Costa Rica - Statement from HSA

The entry of U.S. troops into Costa Rica is a threat to Latin America

We would like to express our strong rejection of the decision by Laura
Chinchilla’s government to allow the entry of 7000 marines and 46 warships
into Costa Rica from July 1 to December 31, 2010 under the pretext of
fighting drug trafficking.

Today’s violence against peasant families – detained, wounded and deaths

According to preliminary reports from Honduras, the violent removal of 600 families organized in two farming cooperatives in the Aguan Valle has resulted in 40 people detained including children, 15 wounded and three deaths. There are unconfirmed reports of the rape of three women. Many have gone into hiding.

Radio Progreso, Equipo de Reflexión Investigación ERIC
COFADEH

COFADEH Urgent Alert: Police and military repress peasants in Trujillo and Tocoa

Jan 8, 2010 - A heavy contingent of military and police began to violently remove peasant families occupying land in Trujillo and Tocoa in the department of Colón. This marks an avalanche against this social movement on the part of a justice system that colludes with elite power groups and underscores the need to re-found the country according to Bertha Oliva, Coordinator of the Committee of Families of Detained and Disappeared in Honduras, COFADEH.

Honduras - Garifuna Community Radio Attacked

Urgent! Attack against Garifuna community radio in Triunfo de la Cruz

Today, early this morning, the Faluma Bimetu community radio was the victim of an attack carried out by unknown authors who set fire to the room where the community radio was installed.

Message from teachers in Honduras

Since the disputed election at the end of November, repression of the resistance in Honduras has continued. A number of activists have been killed and others detained and beaten badly. Because of the role the teachers were playing in the resistance, the government shut the schools for holidays a month early, at the end of October instead of November. The government has tried to make up the month of missed classes by starting school a month early—as of today, January 4.

Visit our blog -Visite nuestro blog

Honduras Accompaniment Project blog in English, including articles, news and urgent actions.

Blog en español del Proyecto de Acompañamiento internacional en Honduras (PROAH), incluyendo artículos, noticias, y acciones urgentes.

 

Video

Video of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth) in Honduras.

Commission of Truth Honduras reports

Final report of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth), Honduras:

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