Stories about Honduras
Women's Day in Latin America: Reggaeton, rage, and sisterhood
Despite varying demands around labor or abortion rights, the main thread throughout Latin America was against gender-based violence.
WATCH: Will Argentina's ‘green tide’ on abortion rights spread throughout Latin America?
Missed the livestream of the Global Voices Insights Spanish-language webinar on abortion rights in Latin America? Here's a replay.
For black and indigenous people in Central America, Black Lives Matter
"It's a racist, predatory and murderous system that they have been selling all over the planet as the best place on earth to live."
Doing journalism in a deadly narco state
"The country is in pain. Telling these stories means it’s also necessary to tell what causes them, but that’s just where more problems begin."
The real reasons people are fleeing Honduras
Hondurans live in a narco-state whose leadership is supported by the United States and which suffers from widespread corruption, gender violence, gang control, land-grabs, and the effects of climate change.
Arrival of the ‘migrant caravan’ lays bare Mexico's own anti-immigration side
"Mexico has a long and proud tradition of open doors to persecuted people, in exile, or victims of violence [...] Why are there first and second class exiles and refugees?"
After Alleged Election Fraud and Protests, Honduran Congress Moves to Regulate Hate Speech Online
Hondurans fear censorship as congress debates Internet and social media regulation.
Honduran Electoral Controversy Resolved, but the Crisis is Far from Over
"The people are in the streets because they can’t take it anymore. Because they denied people their rights."
The Latest Threat to Beleaguered Environmental Activists in Honduras Comes from the Law
Protesters have long been victims of extrajudicial assassinations and arbitrary incarcerations. Now they have simply been criminalized.
Trans Women Fleeing Central America Find Hope and Hardship Further North
"I was attacked in Mexico City and that’s why I decided to keep moving. I feel more welcome in Tijuana. Staying busy helps me forget about things."
A Year After Berta Cáceres’ Assassination, the Struggle for Land in Honduras Continues—and So Do the Threats
"We strive to make energy a human right. It should be part of the common property and therefore the people should have a say in it."
Activists and Government Divided Inside and Outside of Honduras About the “Berta Cáceres” Law
Lawmakers want to "suspend US aid to Honduran police and military until human rights violations by security forces cease and those responsible for of such crimes are brought to justice.”
Yet Another Environmental Activist Is Murdered in Honduras. When Will It End?
"We demand that the Honduras government put an end to the murders of environmental activists. Stop killing us for defending our rights."
Will Outrage Over Recent Murders Help Honduran Environmental Activists Achieve Their Goal?
Recent murders are affecting indigenous people’s efforts to protect the environment.
Netizen Report: That Time When the Internet in Ecuador Died
Ecuador weathers a sudden mass Internet outage, insulting Tanzania's president proves costly, Twitter gets settled unsettlingly in China, and more.
Polarization and Dehumanization: Two Keys to Understanding the Assassination of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres
Hedme Sierra Castro, a Honduran human rights advocate, shares context on Honduras, a land vulnerable to impunity and abuse of native communities.
Human Rights Activist and Indigenous Leader Berta Cáceres Is Assassinated in Honduras
After years of environmental activism and fighting for indigenous communities, human rights champion Berta Caceres was assassinated in Honduras today.
Poyais, the 19th-Century Con That Remains One of History's Boldest
A Scottish military man promised there were fortunes to be made in Poyais. The problem? Poyais didn't exist.
The Dangerous and Complex Reality of Women Who Join Central American Gangs
"...I thought it was the best way that people could defend themselves, by being on the strong side rather than the weak one."
A Week Before a Huge Vote, Demonstrators Fill Guatemala's Streets, Calling For President to Step Down
University students, peasants, families, indigenous groups, artists, cities, towns, hospitals, and more are rapidly joining calls for President Otto Pérez Molina to step down.
For a Glimpse of Plan Central America's Future, Look to Colombia
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.