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Ben Linder – 30th Anniversary – Presente

Ben Linder, a young engineer from Oregon, was killed by U.S.-backed contra forces in Nicaragua on April 28, 1987 while working on a small hydroelectric dam in San Jose de Bocay.  This year, the 30th anniversary of his assassination, will be celebrated in Nicaragua with an evening gathering at the Ben Linder House in Managua on April 26th and a tri

Nicaragua Presente at SOA vigil

This weekend, Jose Angel Corrales Perez, from the rural community of El Lagartillo, in northwestern Nicaragua will be on stage at the SOAW vigil in Fort Benning Georgia. A gifted musician, Jose is a member music group Los Rusticos del Norte, which has won local and national musical competitions and is recognized for its performance of original music. He is proud of his campesino roots, and his courageous community.

Climate leaks: preview of the 5th report of the IPCC

A draft of the new report of the IPCC was leaked to the press.  As well as reiterating well-known threats, the document revives a theme that merits analysis:  the transfer of northern emissions to the South.  

Written by Gerardo Honty

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

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

After Rio, we know. Governments have given up on the planet

The post-summit pledge was an admission of defeat against consumer capitalism. But we can still salvage the natural world.

New Book - A Call to Conscience: The Anti-Contra War Campaign

A new book documenting the history of the grassroots movement to halt American intervention in Nicaragua, including interviews with the Friendship Offices’ Rita Clark and Tom Loudon, has just been released by University of Massachusetts Press. -- A Call to Conscience: The Anti-Contra War Campaign by Roger Peace.

Out of every 100 Hondurans, 91 oppose open cast mining

Written by Marvin Palacios

25th Anniversary of Ben Linder - Special Presentation this Thursday

Dear friends,

It is with great pleasure that the Ecumenical Committee and Casa Ben Linder invite you all to attend this Thursday's presentation in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the murder of Benjamin Linder, Sergio Hernandez and Pablo Rosales, by the US-backed counter-revolutionaries on April 28, 1987 in San Jose de Bocay.

Amnesty International issues ACTION ALERT for Dina Meza

Dina Meza, award winning journalist and human rights activist with COFADEH, has received a series of threats of sexual violence against her in recent weeks. Amnesty International has issued an URGENT ACTION.   Her safety is at risk.  Please see the attached Alert and take Action.  

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 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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