Lesbia Yaneth Urquía protested against mining companies building dams to provide water for their destructive activities.
U.S. continues to fund regional security forces in Honduras despite their complicity in murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres.
A month after indigenous rights and environmental activist Berta Caceres was murdered, the crime is no nearer being solved; but the movement that was sparked by her death is growing.
A group of Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives have called for the suspension of projected U.S. aid to Honduran police.
Massive corruption scandals in two key allies of the U.S. in Central America are producing large demonstrations calling for the resignations of their presidents.
So far the U.S. has held back in regard to Venezuela, though it applauds destabilization there.
The official version of their mission is to carry out "training for forces in the region, humanitarian assistance missions, and anti-drug operations."
The TSE named right-wing National Party candidate Juan Hernandez as winner and a large Libre Party march through Tegucigalpa was protesting election fraud.
The Supreme Electoral Tribunal gave 774,757 votes to National Party presidential candidate Juan Orlando Hernandez and 623, 080 votes to Libre party candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya.
The upcoming elections "will test whether Latin America's transition to democracy and social justice will be permitted to advance."