Honduras

Lawmakers ask State Department to Review Support for Honduras New York Times, May 29, 2014
Text of letter from lawmakers May 28, 2014

2013 Election Reports:
North American Observer Delegation Issues Critical Report on 2013 Honduras Election
, MITF, December 9, 2013
Honduras 2013 election monitoring report
, by MITF and the Alliance for Global Justice, December 9, 2013
  Honduras’ presidential election demands an investigation Al Jazeera, November 28, 2013
 Preliminary Report of the Delegation of Honduras Solidarity Network regarding the Honduran Elections of 2013 (English) November 26, 2013  En español

Urgent Action: Honduran civic leaders face trumped up charges to break the back of 140+ day road occupation which has effectively stopped the installation of a hydro electric dam project on the Sacred Gualcarque River in Lenca Territory in Rio Blanco, Honduras. (August 2013)

Police And Military Repress Students And Violate University Autonomy El Tiempo, July 23, 2013

Campesino Killed By Honduran Soldiers, For Opposing Imposition Of Hydro-Electric Dam “Development” Project By Rights Action, July 18, 2013

Honduran Gangs Claim Truce, but Police and Military Still Deadly Center for Economic and Policy Research, May 29, 2013

Killings Continue in Bajo Aguán as New Report Documents Abuses by U.S.-Trained Honduran Special Forces Unit Center for Economic and Policy Research, February 22, 2013

Internationalists accompany Honduras elections: Historic birth of the LIBRE Party By Katey Borland and Roger Harris, January 2013

US Human rights activists document US participation in massacre of Moskito people May 27, 2012

Honduras: Which Side is the US On? The United States has been quietly escalating its military presence in Honduras, pouring police and military funding into the regime of President Porfirio Lobo in the name of fighting drugs. By Dana Frank, The Nation, May 22, 2012

Analysis of U.S. Military Contracts in Latin America and Caribbean Despite persistent reports of serious corruption and human rights abuses by the Honduran army and police, the Pentagon increased its contract spending in Honduras to $53.8 million in Fiscal Year 2011, up by 71% from the previous year. President Obama’s budget also proposes increased assistance to the Honduran military in the 2013 foreign aid budget. By John Lindsay-Poland, March 1, 2012

Tragedy in Comayagua The population is in shock in the face of the enormous human tragedy in Comayagua Prison, which was built for 250 inmates, but holding 850 in 10 cell blocks on the night of the catastrophic fire. Statement by the Comité de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos en Honduras COFADEH, February 16, 2012

In Honduras, a Mess Made in the U.S. It’s time to acknowledge the foreign policy disaster that American support for the Porfirio Lobo administration in Honduras has become. Ever since the June 28, 2009, coup that deposed Honduras’s democratically elected president, José Manuel Zelaya, the country has been descending deeper into a human rights and security abyss. That abyss is in good part the State Department’s making. By Dana Frank, The New York Times, January 26, 2012