Nicaragua Libre

Nicaragua Libre has been working since 1983 to build a policy of peace and friendship between the people of the United States and Nicaragua.

Letter to US Embassy in Honduras

Ambassador Llorens,

We have compiled this report of human rights abuses committed by the Honduran police and military against civilians.  We will be disseminating this information internationally, and would like to be able to include a response from the U.S. Embassy, particularly a response to the U.S. government’s refusal to call the Honduran coup regime a coup regime.

REPORT 3 AUGUST 2009
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Quixote Center / Quest for Peace

Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Tuesday, August 4

Widow of slain teacher.On Monday morning we went to the two locations where the wakes were being held for the two teachers who were killed in the last few days.  One teacher was shot on Thursday, and died on Saturday from gunshot wounds to the head.  Another was stabbed on his way home from the Saturday wake.   At the press conference/rally which was held before his funeral, teachers declared that they would strike all week th

July 31 Press Release By the International mission for Solidarity, Accompaniment, and Observation in Honduras

Crisis in Honduras deepens
–    violence erupted again in Tegucigalpa yesterday
–    Honduras now in a state of brutal dictatorship
–    international attention and solidarity needed to restore democracy  and human rights in Honduras

Yesterday, Thursday 30th July political violence returned to  Tegucigalpa, the capital of the Central American state, Honduras, as  police started fire at a peaceful demonstration in support of the  deported president of the country, Manuel Zelaya.