Perfil de Jorge Paz Reyes

Born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on October 9, 2001. Thinker, Honduran and New Yorker. Jorge is a student of Political Science and Latin America at Haverford College of Pennsylvania. Within his studies he focuses on the Honduran labor movement, the Banana Strike of '54 and militarism throughout Latin America. He is dedicated to representing the Central American Diaspora in the United States and fighting for the voice of the Latino community.
Central America

Guatemalan elections: despite the odds, a seed of hope is planted

Yesterday, Guatemala held the second round of its presidential election. During the first round in June, the country experienced something unexpected: the underdog, a party founded by academics and progressive reformists, garnered enough votes to make it to the second round. During the first round, Semilla received little to no attention, and no one ever really considered its candidate, Bernando Arévalo, as a possible forerunner in the second round, let alone the winner. But yesterday history was made.

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Diverse voices

A discussion: what is it like to be part of the LGBTI+ community in Honduras? 

One year after the decision in the case “Vicky Hernandez and Others vs Honduras” where the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (ICHR) ruled in favor of the LGBTQ+ community and led President Xiomara Castro to apologize on behalf of the Honduran government for the killing of trans activist, Vicky Hernandez, in a public ceremony in May, the fight of the LGBTQ+ community for equality and gender recognition continues. In a Twitter Space organized by Contracorriente, leaders from the different LGBTQ+ collectives discussed the current state of the movement and their experiences with the new government.

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