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Palmerola military base, Comayagua, Honduras, June 28, 2011 (Video by Artistas en Resistencia)

This video was taken by a member of the Artists in Resistance collective of Honduras (Artistas en Resistencia) during the non-violent protest at the Soto Cano (Palmerola) military base in Honduras.

Protest in front of the Palmerola military base June 28, 2011

Nicaragua to announce regulations for election observers

Supreme Electoral Council (CSE) President Roberto Rivas announced that the CSE will publish the regulations for international and national election observation on August 16, after which the United Nations, European Union, Organization of American States and friendly countries will be able to send delegations to "accompany" the electoral process under the regulations and with the understanding that Nicaragua is a sovereign country.

Cilnton in Central America for Regional Security Meeting

The five presidents of Central America along with the presidents of Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet in Guatemala June 21-23 to discuss regional cooperation against organized crime. With Honduras allowed to rejoin the Central American Integration System (SICA), this will be the first meeting including all the presidents of Central America since the coup in Honduras almost two years ago.

214 drums, 214 years demanding respect for Garífuna rights

1980s World Court suit against US may be refiled

President Daniel Ortega stated on March 10 that Nicaragua reserves the right to reopen its 1980s lawsuit against the United States before the International Court of Justice at The Hague (World Court). The US did not recognize and never complied with the Court's 1986 ruling that it was illegal for the US to mine the harbor at the Port of Corinto and to prosecute the Contra War to overthrow the Sandinista Revolution. The World Court ordered the US to pay reparations, estimated at that time to be US$17 billion. Ortega said that in today's dollars that would be US$58 billion.

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.

 

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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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