Honduras

A man in a mask is surrounded by police

The Spectacular Fall of Honduras’s Juan Orlando Hernandez The Spectacular Fall of Honduras’s Juan Orlando Hernandez

The former president will face drug charges in a US court, but it was the US that empowered him.

Feb 28, 2022 / Jared Olson

Xiomara Castro

Honduras Elects a Socialist—but Will She Be Allowed to Govern? Honduras Elects a Socialist—but Will She Be Allowed to Govern?

Xiomara Castro’s administration won’t have it easy: Corrupt networks permeate every branch of government.

Dec 6, 2021 / Jared Olson

Central American migrant caravan

How Climate Change and Gang Violence Intersect in Honduras How Climate Change and Gang Violence Intersect in Honduras

As climate impacts worsen in this struggling country, migration increases and that puts many in danger of gang violence.

Oct 27, 2021 / Covering Climate Now / Mark Scialla

Military special forces

In Honduras, US Efforts to Deter Migrants Add Danger, Costs In Honduras, US Efforts to Deter Migrants Add Danger, Costs

Critics warn that increasing militarization of the border here just means more bribe money, more corruption—and pushing more migrants into the arms of traffickers.

Jun 8, 2021 / Back Page / Jared Olson with photographs by Seth Berry

Guatemala Takes a Hard Line Against Migrants—With US Support

Guatemala Takes a Hard Line Against Migrants—With US Support Guatemala Takes a Hard Line Against Migrants—With US Support

Long before Trump, Washington was exporting control of migratory routes, along with repressive policing, to Mexico and Central America.

Feb 16, 2021 / Jeff Abbott

Missing Garifuna leaders

Los 5 líderes garífunas siguen desaparecidos Los 5 líderes garífunas siguen desaparecidos

Han pasado casi 50 días desde que cinco líderes de la comunidad garífuna fueron secuestrados por hombres vestidos con uniformes de policía.

Sep 3, 2020 / En español / Massay Crisanto

Missing Garifuna leaders

5 Garífuna Leaders Are Still Missing in Honduras 5 Garífuna Leaders Are Still Missing in Honduras

Nearly 50 days have passed since five leaders of the Garífuna community were kidnapped by men wearing Honduran police uniforms.

Sep 3, 2020 / Massay Crisanto

‘Even In a Pandemic, We’re Still a Minority’

‘Even In a Pandemic, We’re Still a Minority’ ‘Even In a Pandemic, We’re Still a Minority’

After fleeing long-term sexual abuse in Honduras, one young man tries to survive the coronavirus lockdown in San Francisco.

Jul 30, 2020 / Migrant Voices / John Washington

Honduras’s Deadly Water Wars

Honduras’s Deadly Water Wars Honduras’s Deadly Water Wars

In the lush Bajo Aguán valley, successive land and water conflicts have left over 150 people dead. And the fight is not over yet.

Mar 24, 2020 / Jared Olson

Mozambique Coffee price

Coffee Prices Have Collapsed, Threatening the Livelihood of Millions Across the Global South Coffee Prices Have Collapsed, Threatening the Livelihood of Millions Across the Global South

Why aren’t big importers like Starbucks doing something to help the small farmers and workers who are the backbone of their multibillion-dollar businesses?

Oct 25, 2019 / James North

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