PBI-Honduras observes constitutional challenge against Legislative Decree on virtual lobbying given limits on Internet access

On April 21, PBI-Honduras posted on Facebook: “Yesterday we observed the presentation of an action of unconstitutionality against Legislative Decree 154-2020, which provides for the suspension of the open face-to-face meetings established by the Municipalities Law, becoming made virtually.” PBI-Honduras comments: “This harms due process because only the population that Read more…

PBI-Honduras notes letter signed by PBI-USA in opposition to US funding of the Jilamito dam

On April 19, the Peace Brigades International-Honduras Project posted on Facebook: “Peace Brigades International-USA, along with 60 national and international organizations, are asking the U.S. Department of the Treasury to cancel the international funding of the Jilamito hydroelectric project in Honduras.” Key excerpts from this letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Read more…

Migrant rights defenders concerned by new agreements that further militarize the borders of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras

Mexican soldiers in Chiapas near the border with Guatemala. Photo by Isaac Guzman/Agence France Presse. On April 12, Common Dreams reported: “Human rights defenders expressed concern Monday after the Biden administration announced it reached agreements with Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala for those countries to boost their deployments of military forces Read more…