Last weekend’s presidential election is testing the strength of a fresh democracy.
Minors from violence-plagued El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala will no longer be permitted to reunite with their parents in the United States.
Tolupans have been struggling to save ancestral lands from miners and loggers since a U.S.-supported junta took control of the country.
Sha Grogan Brown traveled in a caravan from the Republican convention in Cleveland to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. He explains how neither of the major-party candidates represents the interests of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance members. Sha Grogan Brown explains how neither of the major-party candidates represents the interests of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance members.
U.S.-trained special forces in Honduras are ordered to systematically "eliminate" environment and land defenders, according to a former first sergeant with the unit that operates on the Caribbean coast.
In January, Wildin Acosta left his home to go to school but never made it. He was thrown to the ground and arrested by agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He has been in detention ever since.
Demonstrators did not appreciate the Democratic presidential candidate’s appearance in the Mexican-American community on Cinco de Mayo and accused her of pandering to Latinos.
In an interview on "Democracy Now!," Frank, an expert on human rights and U.S. policy in Honduras, takes the presidential contender to task over her statements about the 2009 ouster of the Honduras president.
As Nelson Garcia becomes the second indigenous activist to be assassinated in Honduras this month, the former secretary of state and President Obama are being urged to take responsibility for having provided support to "the 2009 military coup and to the current Honduran government that is fueling abuses by military personnel and the use of death squads against organizers, journalists, and students."
Her support as secretary of state for the 2009 coup that ousted the democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya helped create conditions that caused thousands of children to flee for their lives. Now, unlike Bernie Sanders, she wants to send them back.