Friendship Office of the Americas

The Friendship Office of the Americas is a social justice organization that fosters solidarity between the peoples of Nicaragua, Honduras and the United States and pursues polices of peace and friendship.

New Resolution in Congress calls for annulment of the Monroe Doctrine

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY) has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives calling for the annulment of the Monroe Doctrine. The bill’s introduction coincided with the 200-year anniversary of the Monroe Doctrine, which has been used to justify US intervention in Latin American. House Resolution 943 is also co-sponsored by Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)

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20 Members of Congress urge US State Department to support demands of besieged water protectors in Honduras

In response to a wave of assassinations against water and land defenders in the Guapinol and Bajo Aguan areas of Honduras, 20 members of Congress led by Rep. Jan Schakowsky sent a letter to Secretary of State Blinken calling for an independent investigation into the murders and the definitive cancellation of the illegal Los Pinares

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“We want to live in Peace… DO NOT continue trying to destabilize Honduras” …President Xiomara Castro, speech to the United Nations

“Not only am I the first woman to have the honor of leading our Central American nation, but I also represent the first democratically elected government after going through 13 years of dictatorship, the 2009 coup d’état, full of cruel assassinations and death squads, two separate electoral frauds, a pandemic and two hurricanes.  It is

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Joint effort between Nicaragua and the U.S. to study effectiveness of Covid vaccine

This month, The New England Journal of Medicine, published an important correspondence titled, Protection Associated with Previous SARS-CoV-2. (8/11/22, Vol. 387, No. 6, pp. 568-570)  The research was a collaboration between the Nicaraguan Ministry of Health, the University of Michigan and the University of California, Berkley to find out how effective Covid vaccine was in

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