PBI-Honduras accompanies ARCAH in their work defending water from privatization and pollution

Published by Brent Patterson on

On September 29, PBI-Honduras tweeted:

“Starting this month, #PBI officially accompanies @Arcah_hn. We highlight the important work of ARCAH in defending access to water in #Honduras and in the fight against the Law of #ZEDE, repealed by Congress in April 2022.”

On their website, PBI-Honduras further notes:

The Honduran Alternative for Community and Environmental Vindication (Alternativa de Reivindicación Comunitaria y Ambientalista de Honduras, ARCAH) is a space for community articulation and an anti-capitalist, anti-racist, anti-patriarchal, anti-colonialist and anti-classist social movement that seeks to defend territories and common goods from any project that threatens the peace and cosmovision of communities.

Since its founding in 2017, members of ARCAH have fought against the Jiniguare dam, the El Cortijo poultry company, the Zones for Employment and Economic Development (ZEDE) and other projects in Francisco Morazán, Comayagua, Cortés and Olancho, always through resistance and permanent communication with planet earth.

PBI-Honduras has been accompanying ARCAH since September 2022.

Prior to this announcement, PBI-Honduras has accompanied ARCAH on several occasions that we have documented on our website including:

PBI-Honduras accompanies ARCAH at mobilization against water privatization at World Bank in Tegucigalpa (September 14, 2022)

PBI-Honduras accompanies ARCAH to the Choluteca River affected by poultry company pollution (June 30, 2022)

PBI-Honduras accompanies ARCAH at media conference that calls on Honduras to sign and ratify the Escazú agreement (May 9, 2022)

PBI-Honduras accompanies ARCAH and MADJ at launch of the Permanent Assembly of People’s Power in Tegucigalpa (January 12, 2022)

PBI-Honduras accompanies ZEDEs opponent Christopher Castillo to file complaint after attack (October 18, 2021)

PBI-Honduras observes court hearing for ARCAH environmentalists defending the Choluteca River (April 16, 2021)

You can find ARCAH on Twitter and Facebook.


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