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Labor Unions call on State Department to suspend U.S. aid to Honduras

Ten U.S. Labor Unions issued a letter backing Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) Dear Colleague letter circulating in the House of Representatives calling on the State Department to immediately suspend U.S. aid to Honduran police and military. (see letter attached)

25th Anniversary of Ben Linder - Presente!

April 28th marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of our friend and compañero Benjamin Linder alongside his two Nicaraguan workmates Sergio Hernandez and Pablo Rosales in the area of San Jose de Bocay.
 
The Casa Ben Linder is organizing a series of events to commemorate that terrible day and to remember the important legacy of Ben's life and work.

Pentagon increases spending in Honduras

Analysis of U.S. Military Contracts in Latin America and Caribbean
By John Lindsay-Poland
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.

URGENT ACTION: New Proposed Mining Law in Honduras (English & Spanish)

Please see the Urgent Action request below (and attached sample letters below) from Pedro Landa of CEHPRODEC, who along with other groups (including the Environmental Committee of the Siria Valley, who has been fighting against the activities of Goldcorp for years and who's leaders have visited Canada a number of times regarding this issue), are closely monitoring and strongly oppose the new proposed Mining Law.

Visit our blog -Visite nuestro blog

Honduras Accompaniment Project blog in English, including articles, news and urgent actions.

Blog en español del Proyecto de Acompañamiento internacional en Honduras (PROAH), incluyendo artículos, noticias, y acciones urgentes.

 

Video

Video of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth) in Honduras.

Commission of Truth Honduras reports

Final report of the "Comision de Verdad" (Commission of Truth), Honduras:

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