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Honduran Civil Society Coalition Statement on new proposed Mining and Hydrocarbons Law (Feb. 20, 2012)

 

Original Spanish version is below.

 

Position of the National Coalition of Environmental and Social Networks regarding the Honduran National Congress’ proposed new Mining and Hydrocarbon Law

Alert: This Friday the remains of teacher Ilse Ivania Velázquez will be exhumed in Langue

(Versión en español abajo)

URGENT ACTION: New Proposed Mining Law in Honduras (English & Spanish)

Please see the Urgent Action request below (and attached sample letters below) from Pedro Landa of CEHPRODEC, who along with other groups (including the Environmental Committee of the Siria Valley, who has been fighting against the activities of Goldcorp for years and who's leaders have visited Canada a number of times regarding this issue), are closely monitoring and strongly oppose the new proposed Mining Law.

COPINH: Statement on the Imminent Approval of New Mining and Hydrocarbons Law


Original Spanish version is below. Please also see related URGENT ACTION and send a letter to the Honduran Congress today!


COPINH – Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras


copinh@copinh.org

Livingston photographer chronicles aftermath of Nicaraguan conflict

RACHEL HERGETT, Chronicle Staff Writer | Posted: Saturday, January 7, 2012  At first glance, Paul Dix’s book of photographs may seem like another coffee table book chronicling the people of a Latin American country.The cover shows a 1986 photograph of Esteban Mejía Peña with his great granddaughters in La Esperanza, Nicaragua, taken when Livingston resident Paul Dix worked in the country as a photographer for Witness for Peace from 1985 to 1990.

Fr. Miquel D'Escoto calls on Obama to turn from violence and follow in the steps of Dr. Martin Luther King

Managua 1/5/2012 – In a public letter, the ex-president of the United Nations General Assembly (2008-2009) and ex-Foreign Minister of Nicaragua (1979-1990), Miguel D'Escoto, called on President Barack Obama, to stop the terrorist, criminal and genocidal actions of the United States.  

Dear Colleague: LA Times Op-Ed: Protect Human Rights in Honduras

1/10/2010 - Rep. Sam Farr and Rep. George Miller sent the following Dear Colleague regarding human rights concerns in Honduras and allocation of U.S. aid:

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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