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 …
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.
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.
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.
The Harper administration has shown it is especially eager to work with Honduran officials since the coup, and Canada’s corporate interests in the country continue to grow.