Honduras

 

Investigative news:

Contra Corriente: https://contracorriente.red

ERIC’s Radio Progreso: http://radioprogresohn.net

Revistazo: http://www.revistazo.biz/web2/

News:

The five most circulated newspapers are:

El Heraldo: http://www.elheraldo.hn

El Tiempo: http://www.tiempo.hn

La Prensa: http://www.laprensa.hn

La Tribuna: http://www.latribuna.hn

Proceso Digital: http://www.proceso.hn

Reporting in Honduras is incredibly dangerous, especially on topics of crime and politics. Many are threatened, and a significant number have been murdered. From 2003 to 2014, 51 were murdered, and all but two cases remained in impunity. At least seven media workers were murdered in 2015. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), DOHA Centre for Media Freedom, Freedom House, International Press Institute (IPI), and Reporters without Borders (RSF) monitor such events, to the extent they are reported.

Publications:

UNAH Violence Observatory: http://iudpas.org has annual reports for selected departments and the nation.

Documentaries:

Here is an excellent video about the work that Radio Progeso does, which touches upon restrictions on freedom of the press and violence in San Pedro Sula: http://ignatiansolidarity.net/la-voz-del-pueblo/.

Human Rights Reports

Amnesty International (AI): https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/americas/honduras/

Casa Alianza: http://www.casa-alianza.org.hn/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=144&Itemid=58

Comisionado Nacional de los Derechos Humanos (CONADEH): http://conadeh.hn

Coordinadora de Instituciones Privadas pro las ninas, ninos, adolescentes jovenes y sus derechos (COIPRODEN): http://www.coiprodenhn.org

Human Rights Watch (HRW): https://www.hrw.org/americas/honduras

Latin America Working Group: http://www.lawg.org

OxFam: https://www.oxfam.org/en/countries/honduras

Peace Brigades International: http://www.peacebrigades.org/field-projects/pbi-honduras/

United States Department of State: http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper

Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA): http://www.wola.org/country/honduras

Tourism:

Frommer’s: http://www.frommers.com/destinations/honduras

These links may additionally be useful:

Asociacion para una Sociedad mas Justa: http://asjhonduras.com/webhn/

Consejo Civico de las Organizaciones Populares e Indigenas de Honduras (COPINH) — Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras. Listen to this interview with founder, Berta Caceres: http://edition.cnn.com/videos/spanish/2015/05/07/exp-cnne-berta-caceres-goldman-prize.cnn. Learn more about COPINH at their website: http://www.copinh.org.

Inter-American Foundation: http://www.iaf.gov/index.aspx?page=314

 

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