Public letter to the World Bank President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim

On May 11, more than 300 organizations from around the world sent a letter to Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President, in response to his statements on April 6, during an event held at the New York Theological Seminary. Through his presentation, and before a question regarding the impacts of large dams, evidenced by […]

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REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL MISSION

The International Mission “Justice for Berta Cáceres Flores”, composed of 15 parliamentarians, jurists and representatives of human rights, trade union, and popular organizations and networks from throughout the world, carried out an intense program of activities in Honduras between 17 and 21 March 2016. Responding to the request of the Civic Council of Popular and […]

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Se pide Firmas para carta al Pdte Kim (BM) ref. Berta Cáceres/ Signatures for letter to Pdt Kim (WB) ref. Berta Cáceres

IMPORTANTE SUMAR ADHESIONES hasta el jueves, 5 de mayo Enviando Nombre de la Organización a: amonaco@aida-americas.org English below Estimados colegas, hemos preparado una carta para enviar al Presidente Kim del Banco Mundial, manifestando nuestro rechazo por sus declaraciones del pasado 6 de abril. Pueden ver aquí su desafortunada intervención: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJWZ102R4LA (desde el minuto 53 en adelante) En respuesta a […]

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Executive summary of the International Mission Justice for Berta Caceres Flores

We share the executive summary of the International Mission Justice for Berta Caceres Flores. The mission was present in Honduras on 17-21 March, 2016, composed of a diverse group of organization representatives, networks, movements, trade unions, parliamentarians from different regions. It was organized and conducted as part of the commitment and solidarity with the struggle […]

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The Class Struggle and History Behind Haiti’s 2016 Electoral Crisis

by Kim Ives Karl Marx once famously remarked that history repeats itself “the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce.” This maxim comes to mind when examining the class dynamics surrounding the final days of President Michel Martelly’s regime in Haiti today. They are similar to those of 30 years ago, when the […]

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Inter-American Court of Human Rights condemns the State of Honduras for violation of the collective rights of the Garifuna people.

Sambo Creek, December 21, 2015 – After twelve years of introducing a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on violations of the collective property´s rights of the Garifuna communities from Punta Piedra, Triunfo de la Cruz and Cayos Cochinos, finally the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has issued two judgments in relation […]

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