In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.
A culture of impunity, misguided U.S. policy that has pursued expediency above principle, and an unwillingness of Honduras' political elites to reform their institutions of justice and governance are all to blame.
Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceres.
IPS associate fellow Beverly Bell says this is not just a horrible human rights crisis in Honduras, it's also a battle for the future of Central America.
IPS' Beverly Bell says Cáceres was killed because she was working for a wholly new form of governance in Honduras - true participatory democracy that empowered those who have always been left on the margins.
The carbon trade doesn't just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
Thirty years after Rios Montt's atrocities, U.S. military policy in Latin America remains a human rights disaster.
Uncle Sam isn't making much fuss over Latin America's law-breaking lawmakers.
The Honduran military not only ousted a president. It has militarized society by elbowing aside the police.
Why was the State Department involved in a shooting of Mosquito Coast villagers in Honduras?