Racism in Honduras: New Attack on Garifuna Leader in Masca

On the evening of Saturday, December 28, Mrs. Ignacia Piota Martinez, a Garifuna from the community of Masca, was attacked by a mestizo and sustained seven gunshot wounds. She was immediately taken to Puerto Cortés and later to San Pedro Sula where she is in stable condition. Ignacia, 70 years old, was the sister of…

Enough of the Killings of the Garifuna People!

In response to the spate of murders of Garifunas that has occurred in recent months, we express our total rejection of the narrative of violence that has taken hold of Honduras, which is being used as political tool as well as a strategy of dispossession to foment the exodus, which has been institutionalized in Honduras….

Honduras: The Farce of the War on Drugs and Narco-Democracy

Since the 2009 coup d’état, Honduras has been turned into a political laboratory, making it possible to condense the history of the last decade into a narcocorrido where the blue and red car gangs dedicated themselves to drug trafficking and the looting of the country; all under the discreet gaze and complicity of the Obama…

Honduras: Concern Over Incursion of Armed Groups in Garifuna Territory

Interview with Miriam Miranda of OFRANEH about the harassment experienced by Vallecito people in the hands of heavily armed men. The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) denounced in its social media accounts that on Wednesday several armed men entered the Garifuna community of Vallecito, Department of Colon, harassing the inhabitants. The organization warns that…

Berta Cáceres Post-mortem Lynching and the Absence of a Rule of Law in Honduras

OFRANEH Translation by Internationalist 360° The post-mortem lynching that the Amasterdam & Partners Law Firm, hired by the DESA company, are carrying out to further undermine the trial related to the murder of Berta Cáceres, demonstrates the lack of ethics on the part of businessmen and politicians associated with the current regime in Honduras. Berta…