Honduran activist Berta Cáceres assassinated

3 March 2016 Photography from DemocracyNow The Central America Women’s Network condemns the assassination Berta Cáceres, a Lenca woman and leader of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organisations of Honduras (COPINH). Berta Cáceres was awarded last year’s Goldman Environmental Prize. In awarding the prize, the Goldman Prize committee said ” in a country […]

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Honduran people’s demands for a UN-backed Commission Against Impunity and Corruption

11 July 2015 The Environmental Network for Central America (ENCA) has started an online petition to help gather individual voices of support with the Honduras’ people who are currently marching in the largest protests their country has ever seen, demanding an end to corruption. These demands are growing, but they need international support to pressure […]

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Statement by CODEMUH and REDCAM for Workers’ Memorial Day and International Workers’ Day

5 May 2015 The Honduran Women’s Collective (CODEMUH) and REDCAM have issued statements regarding the current work conditions of maquila workers in Honduras.

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Meet the fearless women activists of Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala

9 December 2014 Women like Alma Gomez, a former guerilla fighter now working to seek justice for victims of femicide in northern Mexico; Daysi Flores who took to the streets in defense of democracy after the 2009 coup in Honduras; and Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum of Guatemala, who works to defend the rights of […]

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Eviction of the Garifuna community of Barra Vieja

3 October 2014 The Garifuna Women of the Tornabe Network, Honduras, have informed our partners that on September 30, at dawn, their families were evicted and their homes destroyed. Below, more information from AlbaTV and Radio Mundo Real: Barra Vieja is located adjacent to the tourism project Indura Resort, owned by the Honduran power elite. […]

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Honduran woman campesino leader assasinated

8 September 2014 Last week, Honduran campesino leader Margarita Murillo was murdered by three heavily armed men while she was working her land in Villanueva, in the northern region of the country. Her assassination is one of the latest in a long string of murders against members of the Honduran Resistance Front.

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