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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.

Protestors Across Honduras Challenge IDB-Funded ‘Shock’ Program Met with Violence and Repression

Protestors Across Honduras Challenge IDB-Funded ‘Shock’ Program Met with Violence and Repression
[Source - Upside Down World] Written by Karen Spring and Annie Bird Wednesday, 13 April 2011 20:21 March 2011 was marked by the worst repression seen against the people of Honduras since the June 2009 military coup. The repression came in response to massive protests against an all-out final push by the Pepe Lobo regime to essentially privatize Honduras' public education system while destroying teacher's independence, politicizing schools, slashing salaries in half and ransacking retirement funds. On April 1, 2011 teachers stopped the protests, a gesture to demonstrate a willingness to dialogue. Pepe Lobo's response was to publish the names…

An Inconvenient Truth in Honduras

An Inconvenient Truth in Honduras
By the end of each of the three sessions, the commission clearly and severely condemned the government’s violent abuse of human rights activists, peasants, teachers, students, journalists, and other members and supporters of the popular resistance movement.

Central American Nations Seek ‘Plan Central America’

Central American Nations Seek ‘Plan Central America’
US State Department official: “After this tour, if we find we have a shared perspective in the region, we hope it will allow us to develop a new structure which could develop more collaboration between countries in the Mesoamerican region, as well as other countries in the hemisphere that offer their support and participation"