The November 2017 election-fraud, dictatorship-today, U.S.- and Canada-supported, crisis in Honduras has considerable historic precedence, elucidated by anthropologist Rosemary Joyce. Not a pretty scenario, with no easy solution to preventing Honduras from repeating past horrors and falling into a lasting period of military dictatorship that brutalizes people and ecosystems.
Tag: Central America
“Little Canada” Honduras Neocolonists Denounce Garifuna Defenders
Canadians facilitate illegal land sales of ancestral land in Caribbean Honduras, and members of the Honduran Black Fraternal Organization (OFRANEH) denounced for defamation by tourism investors Patrick Daniel Forseth (Carivida Villas) and Randy Jorgensen (Life Vision Developments) — see any issues of neocolonialism here?
In Honduras, U.S. Guilty of Financing Dictatorship
Despite press releases that say the State Department has harsh words regarding Congress’s decision to approve more than $50 million in aid for Honduras, they certified the corrupt government with an abysmal human rights record. They are all clearly guilty of aiding and abetting the murderous regime of Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Garífuna People Face Tourism Repression in Honduras
Berta Cáceres: Rebel Guardian of the Rivers, ¡Presente!
Coffee and Climate Change: Morning Java Won’t Survive
Climate change affects coffee crops throughout the world, with extreme weather and virulent pests causing damage to yields and ruining the industry. Thus, kicking our addiction to oil will benefit coffee farmers as well as consumers.
Free Trade Cities in Honduras: A Dangerous Experiment
The tiny forgotten Pacific port town of Amapala, among volcanic island sands and stifling heat, is proposed as the site of a radical libertarian experiment: an autonomous free trade city, a haven for multi-national corporations. And the locals are not celebrating.