Xiomara Castro’s first year of government
Within the pro-government political forces, complaints are heard about the government’s performance during this first year of mandate.
Bukele militarizes municipalities to contain his popularity decline
For the government’s opponents, this showy display is a new staging by the president, who is very adept at making grandiose gestures that, although attracting attention, do not guarantee any improvement in the insecurity situation.
Escazú: a Harmful Agreement for the Region?
Some experts and local organizations consider this agreement as a mechanism conceived by transnational powers to limit the region’s autonomy.
The murky U.S. criteria for singling out corrupt Central Americans
Every time a new list appears, the new members are usually second-rate characters or so-called “useful idiots”, while the “big fish”, the people who are the most steeped in varied acts of corruption, never appear.
Guatemalan garbage affects Honduran coastline
Masks, containers and all types of waste that have been washed down the Motagua River along the Guatemalan territory arrive in coastal and tourist areas of Honduras, especially during the rainy season.
Juan Orlando Hernández, from Olympus to the Abyss
The Honduran Supreme Court of Justice appointed as judge for the case a magistrate closely related to the former president’s entourage and his judicial tricks to persecute and silence his enemies.
Xiomara Castro’s Governance Starts with a Controversial Amnesty
The Congress approved an amnesty law for political prisoners, exiles and persecuted activities against the illegalities of past governments. However, an insufficiently clear article could include in the amnesty those who have committed acts of corruption.
Juan Orlando Hernández, a president in search of his destiny
Honduras and Nicaragua recently signed an agreement regarding sovereignty in the Gulf of Fonseca. This is Daniel Ortega’s way of tacitly ignoring the ICJ ruling in The Hague and Juan Orlando Hernández’s way of paving the way for the end of his term and the likely beginning of his international trial.
The most dangerous region in the world to defend the environment
The irresponsible exploitation of resources, based on unchecked greed, has triggered an escalating violence that has made Latin America the most dangerous place in the world for land defenders.
Model cities reactivated in Honduras
The Employment and Economic Development Zones (ZEDE), promoted by the government as model cities, could become a refuge for former officials accused of corruption and links to drug trafficking.