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.

37th Anniversary: Ben Linder Presente!

On Apil 28th, a delegation from the Casa Ben Linder in Managua traveled to San José de Bocay to accompany the annual anniversary event organized by the Bocay Electrical Service Development Association, APRODELBO which was founded to finish the work of Ben, Pablo and Sergio.  Please see this beautiful story of solidarity, historic memory, healing

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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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