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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.

Honduran Peasant Leader Assassinated

The peasant leader Maria Teresa Flores, who was missing since August 7, was found dead with signs of having been tortured and then executed with shots from a firearm.

Honduras One Year Later

Honduras One Year Later
[Source = Upside Down World] Written by Belén Fernández Sunday, 27 June 2010 According to a recent article in the Honduran daily El Heraldo, Honduran President Porfirio Lobo will attend the summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA in its Spanish acronym) in Panama starting June 29, the day after the one-year anniversary of the coup d'état that ousted President Manuel Zelaya. As the article notes, the potential reversal of Honduras’ suspension from SICA—enacted following the coup—would be a stepping stone in its bid for reintegration into the Organization of American States (OAS), from which it was also suspended.…

Summer 2010 Accompaniment Delegations to Honduras

Summer 2010 Accompaniment Delegations to Honduras
popular resistance Camaradas, in preparation for the 1st anniversary of the coup, for the upcoming consulta popular, and in light of the increasing state violence directed towards organizers and communities in resistance, several organizations are coordinating accompaniment delegations in June.

LAND CRISIS & REPRESSION IN AGUAN, HONDURAS By Annie Bird, Rights Action, April 2010, (annie@rightsaction.org) On Saturday April 10, 2010 a minimum of 3,000 military troops and police were mobilized into the area of the Bajo Aguan on Honduras’ north coast, especially the town of Tocoa, and press reports claim the US Drug Enforcement Agency is participating in the operation. This massive mobilization occurred just three days before the April 13 negotiations which could determine the fate of 20,000 hectares (almost 50,000 acres) of land whose ownership is contested between 3,500 poor farming families organized in the Movimiento Unificado Campesino…

Past Accomplishments

Past Accomplishments
The HOLA committee evolved out of our previous committees who did work around Honduras and Venezuela. Read more below. The Venezuela Solidarity Committee brings educational   resources to our community to understand Venezuela’s complex and exciting Bolivarian Revolution, a social process which aims to transform society towards a more democratic, humanitarian, and egalitarian political and economic system.  We strive to bring the important lesson of this process to our own movement for social and economic justice, building bridges of understanding and strengthening our movements across borders. Past Accomplishments: In September 2009, PCASC sent a ten person delegation to Venezuela in an…