The narrow road ahead for Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernández
The New York trial of Honduran drug trafficker Geovanny Fuentes has rattled Juan Orlando Hernandez and the country’s political elite. Devis Leonel Rivera, leader of the Cachiros cartel, testified in court that not only did he bribe the current president, he also bribed former President Jose Manuel Zelaya (2006-2009) and former presidential designate, Ricardo Alvarez, both of whom are running for Congress in the upcoming elections.
The US’s “Engel List” polishes the rough edges of the Northern Triangle
What rational person would be against increasing prosperity, fighting corruption, strengthening democratic governance, improving citizen security, or promoting inclusive development and economic growth? All to prevent more people from Central America’s Northern Triangle from migrating to the United States? Well, no one.
An all-purpose institution: the political role of the Honduran Armed Forces
By: Knut Walter and Otto Argueta* File photos by Martín Cálix Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed two major structural problems in Honduras. The first
The financial shield that hides pandemic fraud
In Honduras, the COVID-19 pandemic has met the world of fraud. A government purchase of mobile hospitals that may not exist, added to other irregularities
Crossing the Border is Only the Beginning
I am on the other side of the border that around seven thousand Hondurans are trying to cross. I am writing about that exodus of
Solidarity to resist ICE
Photo: Gorge ICE Resistance I am thousands of kilometers away on a Witness for Peace* tour in the northwest Pacific of the United States. In
Only police officer accused of murders in operation with the DEA in Ahuas is acquitted
Text by: Jennifer Avila Photography: Hansel Brooks, victim in the Ahuas massacre 2012. By: Martín Cálix Yesterday, a tribunal in La Ceiba absolved the only