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Honduran Exec Who Threatened Berta Caceres Arrested for Her Murder
Just before her assassination, environmental activist Berta Caceres told a filmmaker that she was being threatened by Roberto David Castillo, a Honduran hydroelectric company executive. He has now been arrested for conspiring in her murder. We speak to documentary filmmaker Jesse Freeston

  March 7, 2018

'Zero Legitimacy' for New Government in Honduras
Independent Filmmaker Jesse Freeston reports from Honduras on how the newly inaugurated President Hernandez lacks all legitimacy in the general population, not only because of the fraud allegations, but also because of the massive corruption scandals his government is covering up

  January 18, 2018

Honduras: President Hernandez's Inauguration Rejected by Protesters
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez is proceeding with his inauguration, despite massive fraud allegations, protests, and a major new drug corruption scandal involving the head of Police. US, Canada, Mexico, and the OAS give him a green light to proceed

  January 26, 2018

Repression Against Honduran Opposition Intensifies
Over 200 demonstrators were injured in last week's demonstrations against the incumbent president, whose reelection lacks legitimacy according to the opposition and international observers. The opposition is now gearing up for a national strike in the lead-up to the inauguration, explains Heather Gies, reporting from Honduras

  January 18, 2018

US Works to Uphold Flawed Honduras Vote
The Trump administration is trying to legitimize the conservative incumbent's position in office by convincing friendly governments to recognize the deeply flawed vote in Honduras, despite growing calls for a new vote, explains Mark Weisbrot

  December 23, 2017

Will Honduras Get New Presidential Elections?
Amid ongoing protests against President Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras, he will be sworn in this week for a second term in office. Luther Castillio returns home to fight the stolen election supported by Danny Glover and Sacramento City Councilman Allen Warren.

Electoral observers from the OAS are calling for new elections, but they still won't use the word "fraud." Gerardo Torres, international coordinator of the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship, and Luther Castillo, former Vice Minister in the Department of Health, discuss next steps

  December 21, 2017

Honduras' Flawed Vote Recount: A Cover-Up for Fraud?
The center-left opposition says Honduras' recount of the presidential election was just as flawed as the initial count, as protests against the government continue. Heather Gies reports from Honduras

  December 13, 2017

Honduras Election: One of the Worst Elections in Recent Memory
Evidence is mounting that the Honduran presidential election is being stolen so that the conservative incumbent, President Juan Orlando Hernandez, remains in office. According to CEPR's Mark Weisbrot, the lack of credible elections in Honduras is a direct result of the 2009 military coup, which was aided by the US government, that put the National Party in power.

  December 1, 2017

Protests Erupt as Honduras Presidential Election Results Reversed
The country's electoral authority reversed the initial presidential election results, now giving the conservative incumbent a lead in the vote count. Tensions are mounting as protesters clash with the police. Heather Gies reports from Tegucigalpa, Honduras

  November 30, 2017

Opposition Wins Honduras Presidential Race, But Problems Lie Ahead
Honduras' incumbent President Hernandez has not conceded the election and President-elect Salvador Nasralla faces many obstacles implementing a left-of-center and anti-corruption agenda, as his supporters would like. Prof. Adrienne Pine of American University explains

  November 28, 2017

Honduran Activist Berta Caceres Stood Up Against Racism, Patriarchy, and Capitalism
Filmmaker Jesse Freeston marks the first anniversary of the assassination of Berta Caceres, an outspoken critic of US imperialism and environmental activist

  March 2, 2017

For Indigenous Lenca People in Honduras, Rebellion Is a Centuries-Old Story
The assassination of one of the world's most celebrated activists earlier this year is a reminder that indigenous peoples in Honduras and other parts of Latin America face the same sort of plutocracy they faced hundreds of years ago

  October 17, 2016

La resurreccion de un periodista hondureno
Dias despues de sufrir un doble atentado, Felix Molina vuelve a trabajar en el caso del asesinato de Berta Caceres

  May 15, 2016

The Resurrection of a Honduran Journalist
Days after suffering a double attempt on his life, Felix Molina gets back to work covering the case of slain indigenous leader Berta Caceres

  May 13, 2016

Four Men Arrested for the Murder of Berta Caceres
Grahame Russell of Rights Action Canada says there are too many serious irregularities with the investigation to trust it

  May 4, 2016

Indigenous Rights Leader Assassinated in Honduras
Jesse Freeston, the director of the documentary "Resistencia," tells us how Berta Caceres has become a martyr in the struggle against the Honduran post-coup regime and how the Obama administration bears responsibility for the current situation in Honduras.

  March 3, 2016

Honduran Protesters Continue to Demand Resignation of President Hernandez
Alexander Main of CEPR says protesters are also demanding a United Nations-backed commission like the one that forced the resignation of President Molina in Guatemala

  February 19, 2016

Honduran Elections: Another Chapter of the Coup
In the absence of a trustworthy process, those who took power by force in 2009 will stay in power

  December 8, 2013

Thousands in Honduras Decry "Fraudulent" Election and Call for Recount
Activists and some election observers in Honduras vow to call for free and fair recount in election they say as rigged in favor of the ruling conservative party

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