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Honduras

PCASC has been supporting Hondurans’ in their resistance to the 2009 military coup that overthrew President Manuel Zeleya.

Local activists have been instrumental in supporting on the ground projects including the building of a community radio station in a rural community fighting to protect their land from gold mining.

Support Honduran Community Radio!

In 2013 PCASC members brought a radio transmitter to a rural community fighting to protect their land from mining companies. This is a video about the project. Today we are working on raising support for another radio project this one located in an urban center that is organizing against ZEDE’s or “Model Cities”. For more information on how to support this project please contact: coreteam@pcasc.net

Is the World Bank Funding Death Squads in Honduras?

Is the World Bank Funding Death Squads in Honduras?
Faccuse’s Dinant Corporation has been involved in land rights disputes with campesinos since 1994 when, through violence and fraud, it began acquiring land titles to African palm cooperatives. Since January 2010, Dinant security forces have been accused of participation in death squad activities and are likely responsible for the murder of approximately 80 campesino land rights activists and bystanders.

US State Department Visits El Salvador, Claims a Seat at Central American Summit

On the heels of a US-inspired breakdown at the Summit of the Americas in April, the US claimed its seat as an observer at this weekend’s summit of Central American leaders. Secretary of State for Western Hemispheric Affairs Roberta Jacobson attended the 39th meeting of summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

PCASC original: El Salvador and security

PCASC original: El Salvador and security
CISPES and PCASC member Allen Hines, along with our friends at the B Media Collective, helped put together the following videos which explain the current security situation in El Salvador and its roots.

Janet Napolitano Vows to Continue Drug War

Janet Napolitano Vows to Continue Drug War
I would not agree with the premise that the drug war is a failure. I would say however that it is a continuing effort, to keep our peoples from becoming addicted to dangerous drugs," said Napolitano.

New US Military Bases in Honduras

New US Military Bases in Honduras
The United States military continues to build bases in Honduras, with the public mission of supporting US drug interdiction missions and oversight of the Caribbean, especially the area from Honduras to the Dominican Republic.