Tag Archives: Honduras

GuateSec: Drug War militarization in Central America

With the U.S. Marines’ “Operation Hammer” in Guatemala reportedly finalized and “Operation Anvil” in Honduras in limbo, where does Central America now stand in the Drug War, and what developments are on the horizon? In “Strategies of a New Cold War,” … Continue reading

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GuateSec: Budgeting for repression in Guatemala, SOA killing in Honduras

Justice or repression in Guatemala? Guatemala’s 2013 budget leaves little doubt regarding the trajectory of state policy regarding public security and defense. Analysis by Plaza Pública identifies the Defense and Interior Ministries, which oversee the military and police forces, as … Continue reading

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GuateSec: Operation Hammer lifted, rumblings from Totonicapán and Tajamulco

Operation Hammer leaves Guatemala According to Guatemalan’s Prensa Libre and the U.S. military, the 200-strong Marine detachment associated with Operation Hammer has finished its counter-narcotics mission and left the country. Military press releases describe U.S. participation in “more than 250” airborne … Continue reading

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The Commission of Truth releases its report, “The Voice of Greatest Authority is that of the Victims”

Originally posted on Honduras Accompaniment Project:
From October 3-5, 2012, the Commission of Truth presented its report, “The Voice of Greatest Authority is that of the Victims,” about human rights violations in Honduras during and following the June 28, 2009…

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GuateSec: Militarization in retreat?

Totonicapán: Justice system moves, protest surges Nine Guatemalan military personnel were arrested last Thursday, charged with extrajudicial execution and other crimes in relation to the deaths of indigenous protesters on October 4. Preliminary investigation by the Public Ministry established individual … Continue reading

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Honduras: Three years since the coup

Click to download high resolution PDF. Statistics via Honduras Solidarity Network Honduras three years since the coup: 50+ campesinos killed in the Aguan region since 2010. 23+ journalists murdered. 70+ LGBTQ people assassinated. 12 teachers in resistance and many other … Continue reading

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International Accompaniers in Honduras receive Death Threats

Via Defensores en Linea (Spanish), English translation by Breaking the Silence URGENT ACTION  International Accompaniers in Honduras receive Death Threats The Committee of the Families of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH) and the Honduras Accompaniment Project (PROAH) would … Continue reading

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