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Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Embassy Row
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Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Another journalist murdered a month before general elections
2013-11-06
Reporters Without Borders
The bullet-riddled body of Manuel Murillo Varela, a young freelance cameraman, was found in Tegucigalpa yesterday, exactly four months after journalist Anibal Barrow’s abduction and murder.
Another journalist murdered in Honduras, no end to violence in sight
2014-06-02
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that community radio journalist Hernán Cruz Barnica was murdered near Dulce Nombre, a town in the western department of Copán, on the evening of 28 May.
Another journalist slain, special mechanism for protecting journalists announced
2012-08-17
Reporters without Borders
JoseNoel Canales Lagos, a 34-year-old journalist who had worked for the Hondudiario news website for the past 12 years, was gunned down in the capital on 10 August, bringing the number of journalists ...
Asesinato de dos periodistas en Guatemala y Honduras. La FEPALC y la FIP expresan su total consternacion
2009-04-17
La FederaciA#n Internacional de Periodistas (FIP) y la FederaciA#n de Perio
La FederaciA#n Internacional de Periodistas (FIP) y la FederaciA#n de Periodistas de AmA#rica Latina y el Caribe (FEPALC) expresan su consternaciA#n absoluta ante el asesinato, en menos de 48 horas de...
Call for demonstration in Paris on third anniversary of coup
2012-06-25
Reporters without Borders
Defending human rights and exercising the right to impart or receive news and information can get you killed nowadays in Honduras. The favourite targets include NGO and union representatives, civil so...
Focus on Honduran crisis, Haiti and more in the July-August issue of FOCALPoint: Canada's Spotlight on the Americas
2010-07-07
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
This edition draws together analysts, policy-makers and development practitioners to look into current issues in Honduras, Haiti and Central America among others on themes such as democracy, energy, t...
Honduras: Press freedom violations continue post-coup
2009-07-09
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
Press freedom continues to suffer in the aftermath of the coup in Honduras.
Honduras: Rule of law and civil liberties founder in year since coup
2010-06-28
Reporters Without Borders, World Association of Community Radio Broadcaster
Joint statement on the first anniversary of the 28 June 2009 coup d#état in Honduras.
Honduras: Joint appeal for end to persecution of community and opposition media
2011-04-01
The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters for Latin America and Caribbean and Reporters Without Borders appeal again for an end to the hostility toward community and opposition media in Ho...
IFJ and FEPALC Condemn Attacks against Media and Journalists in Honduras
2009-07-01
IFJ and FEPALC
The IFJ and FEPALC have today strongly condemned attacks on journalists and the closure of media in Honduras.
IFJ Condemns Spate of Journalists' Murders in Honduras
2010-03-17
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today expressed fresh concern over the media crisis in Honduras following three murders in two weeks targeting media.
OAS Secretary-General to Address Canada's Engagement in Honduras at FOCAL Roundtable
2009-09-14
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
JosA# Miguel Insulza, Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS) will discuss what happened in Honduras, the role that Canada has played and implications for democracy in Latin Ame...
RWB Americas correspondents voice support for colleague Dina Meza, still threatened in Honduras
2014-08-03
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders’ correspondents in the Americas have written to the Honduran authorities urging them to finally provide protection to RWB's correspondent in Honduras, journalist and human ...
When media bosses censor their own journalists
2014-06-02
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the censorship of Suelte la lengua (Talk freely), a programme that Canal 6 TV has not broadcast since 15 May without any explanation from its CEO, Paul Misselem.

Sources Select Resources

Another journalist murdered a month before general elections
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Reporters Without Borders
The bullet-riddled body of Manuel Murillo Varela, a young freelance cameraman, was found in Tegucigalpa yesterday, exactly four months after journalist Anibal Barrow’s abduction and murder.
Another journalist murdered in Honduras, no end to violence in sight
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that community radio journalist Hernán Cruz Barnica was murdered near Dulce Nombre, a town in the western department of Copán, on the evening of 28 May.
Berta Cáceres: her fight for human rights in Honduras continues
Bengtsson, Verenice
Article
2016
The Ecologist
Last week the environmental and human rights activist Berta Cáceres was murdered by gunmen in an early morning attack on her home which may have been carried out by or in collusion with state agents. ...
Berta Cáceres, Honduran eco-defender, murdered
Watts, Jonathan
Article
2016
The Ecologist
Berta Cáceres, Honduran indigenous and environmental rights campaigner, has been murdered, days after she was threatened for opposing a hydroelectric project. Her death has prompted international outr...
Caribbean Experts and Information in the Sources Directory
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
Organizations and experts on Caribbean topics.
Connexions Library: Central America and the Caribbean Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
Film Review: Revolutionary Medicine - A Story of the First Garifuna Hospital
Sugiyama, Jim
Article
2014
Upside Down World
A review of the provocative documentary Revolutionary Medicine, which tells the story of the first Garifuna hospital, in Honduras.
Hondurans Walk for Dignity and Sovereignty
Step by Step
McCain, Greg
Article
2013
Counterpunch
About the Walk called 'Caminata Dignidad y Soberanía Paso a Paso' (Walk for Dignity and Sovereignty Step by Step), which culminated with over 400 people from various groups representing the social mov...
Honduras Bleeding
The Coup and Its Aftermath
Draitser, Eric; Funez, Ramiro S.
Article
2015
CounterPunch
June 28 marked the six year anniversary of the military coup in Honduras -- the day that a democratically elected left wing government was ousted by a US-backed, US-trained cabal of generals and right...
Honduras: Garifuna communities resist eviction and theft of land
Abbott, Jeff
Article
2015
The Ecologist
Pristine beaches, clear Caribbean waters, coral reefs, fertile land ... such is the homeland of the Garifuna people, writes Jeff Abbott. It's so lovely that outsiders are desperate to seize ever more ...
Honduras: Press freedom violations continue post-coup
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Freedom of Expression Exchange
Press freedom continues to suffer in the aftermath of the coup in Honduras.
How many more
Global Witness
Article
2015
Global Witness
New report shows killings of environmental activists are increasing, with indigenous communities hardest hit. Global Witness shines a spotlight on Honduras - the most dangerous country to be an enviro...
IFJ and FEPALC Condemn Attacks against Media and Journalists in Honduras
Sources News Release
Article
2009
IFJ and FEPALC
The IFJ and FEPALC have today strongly condemned attacks on journalists and the closure of media in Honduras.
IFJ Condemns Spate of Journalists' Murders in Honduras
Sources News Release
Article
2010
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today expressed fresh concern over the media crisis in Honduras following three murders in two weeks targeting media.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
Forests and trees
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-makin...
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
williamblum.org
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
PEN Honduras appeals to Supreme Court in final attempt to halt ban on practising journalism
Article
2014
pen-international.org
Journalist and founding member of PEN Honduras, Julio Ernesto Alvarado, is appearing along with other journalists and PEN Honduras members before the Constitutional Section of the Supreme Court of the...
RWB Americas correspondents voice support for colleague Dina Meza, still threatened in Honduras
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders’ correspondents in the Americas have written to the Honduran authorities urging them to finally provide protection to RWB's correspondent in Honduras, journalist and human ...
They Want to Prohibit Us from Dreaming
Cáceres, Berta; Lewis, Chris
Article
2016
Jacobin
A 2014 interview with renowned Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who was assassinated last week.
What Some US Reporters Don't Get About Brazil and the Honduras Crisis
Giordano, Al
Article
2009
NarcoNews
Clueless desk editors like those at the New York Times titled these conflicts "Riots in Honduras." But you don't need to be able to understand Spanish to see and hear that, distinct from rioters, the ...
When media bosses censor their own journalists
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the censorship of Suelte la lengua (Talk freely), a programme that Canal 6 TV has not broadcast since 15 May without any explanation from its CEO, Paul Misselem.

Sources Bookshelf

Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian International Development Agency
Mandate: "Supporting sustainable development, reducing poverty and providing humanitarian assistance in order to promote a more secure, equitable and prosperous world."


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