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Rights activist who protested Honduras coup killed

The anti-coup National Resistance Front said gunmen in a car shot Walter Trochez on Sunday as he walked in downtown Tegucigalpa. Friends rushed him to a hospital, where he died….”Trochez was an active militant in the resistance and an example of the fight against the dictatorship,” the group said in a statement released on the [...]

“I didn’t vote!”

Jackie McVicar reporting from Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Honduran military shoots man on eve of “free and fair” elections

Between Thursday at midnight and early Friday morning, four young men were traveling in a car near the High Command of the Honduran Army. Suddenly the men saw a soldier shouting for them to stop. The driver, Angel Fabricio Salgado Hernandez, age 34, applied the brakes, but before the car could stop, the soldier opened [...]

Video – Honduras – 100 Days of Resistance

Fault Lines – 100 Days of Resistance PART 1 Fault Lines – 100 Days of Resistance: PART 2

Honduras and Guatemala: Democracy Under Attack

Last June, Honduran soldiers removed their President from power. Farmers and teachers resisting Canadian-owned gold mines are being killed in Guatemala. How is Canada responding? How is Canada responsible? A public talk and discussion with Francois Guindon 7:00pm, Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Renaissance College, 811 Charlotte St. Francois Guindon is a Canadian solidarity activist based [...]

Honduras and Guatemala: Democracy Under Attack

Last June, Honduran soldiers removed their President from power. Farmers and teachers resisting Canadian-owned gold mines are being killed in Guatemala. How is Canada responding? How is Canada responsible? A public talk and discussion with Francois Guindon 7:00pm, Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Renaissance College, 811 Charlotte St. Francois Guindon is a Canadian solidarity activist based [...]

Burger King violates human rights and supports the coup in Honduras

Employees, already exploited by corporations that are supporting the military coup in Honduras, have been obliged to march in favor of the coup regime, dressed in white shirts! This is what happened to 35 men and women in Honduras, fired by Burger King in late August. None accepted to walk in the coup regime’s “white [...]

‘What Is Minister Kent Waiting for?’

As beatings and killings mount in Honduras, President Zelaya’s wife joins critics of Canada’s approach.

The Coup in Honduras, ALBA, and the English-Speaking Caribbean

Faiz Ahmed: The coup against Zelaya, the utterly illegal removal of Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide five and a half years before that, and the short-lived coup against Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez two years before that all show that international capitalism cannot tolerate any domestic agenda which includes an objective of self-sufficiency. Added to this intolerance [...]

Shame on Canada, Coup Supporter

Why have we sided with the Honduran military? Mining profits.