To which country do you come?

March 28, 2019- This was originally published on the Sisters of Mercy of the America’s website: By Jeremy Dickey, Delegation Member and Communications Manager, Sisters of Mercy of the Americas If you asked the average person from the United States to point out the country of Honduras on a map, I’m guessing that nine times…

“Ecumenical Vigil in Front of the US Embassy for political prisoners and for those who are politically persecuted in Honduras”

Press Coverage This is one of the Media Articles in Honduras about the delegation. This was published in DefensoresEnLinea.com original link here: March 22, 2019, Tegucigalpa.- An “Ecumenical Vigil for political prisoners and for those who are politically persecuted Honduras” was held in front of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa. An international religious delegation from the…

Honduras se ha convertido en uno de los lugares más peligrosos del mundo, dicen religiosos de EE.UU.

Press Coverage – March 22, 2019 https://criterio.hn/2019/03/22/honduras-se-ha-convertido-en-uno-de-los-lugares-mas-peligrosos-del-mundo-dicen-religiosos-de-ee-uu/ Estamos aquí para llamar a los Estados Unidos para que pare el envío de dinero para la militarización, para armas y para la policía: Rabina, Lynn Gottlieb. Tegucigalpa.-Luego de visitar varias comunidades donde hay conflictos por el modelo extractivo, una delegación de religiosos de los Estados Unidos concluyó…

Delegation members call for the end of military aid by the US to Honduras

Press coverage March 22, 2019 – Tegucigalpa, Honduras.- Una delegación de derechos humanos de Estados Unidos pidió este viernes en Tegucigalpa que se suspenda la ayuda militar que su país destina a los cuerpos de seguridad de Honduras por violaciones de derechos humanos.  Estamos pidiendo a nuestro país parar la ayuda militar que viene desde los Estados Unidos…

How am I changed? (Read Larry’s daily blog report)

by Lawrence Crouch, delegation member Tomorrow I leave for home. This is my last day in Honduras.  As my morning was free, I decided to wander out alone. Although a major highway was nearby, happily I found a somewhat isolated dirt road. After a long distance, the road ended and I had to turn back….

Letter to the Editor: Human rights activists would applaud end to Honduran aid

by Suzanne Llewellyn, delegation member This was originally published in the San Jose Mercury News 4/09/19. See link here. Trump is threatening to withhold funding from Central America, some of which could be military aid. Honduran defenders of human rights and the environment as well as journalists speaking truth to power would rejoice if military…

Delegación internacional acompaña a comunidades que resisten a modelo extractivo

Press Coverage in Honduras: ” International Delegation Accompanies Communities Resisting Extractivist Economic Model”https://wp.radioprogresohn.net/delegacion-internacional-acompana-a-comunidades-que-resisten-a-modelo-extractivo/ La presencia de más de 75 personas representantes de varias organizaciones de derechos humanos, religiosas y religiosas de Estados Unidos, es una muestra de la preocupación que muchos sectores internacionales tienen sobre lo que ocurre en Honduras. Esta semana la denominada Delegación…

What We Have Seen With Our Own Eyes

by Doris Regan, delegate member “What was from the beginning, what we have heardWhat we have seen with our own eyes,What we have looked upon and touched with our own hands concerns the Word of life” (1 Jn. 1-2). A delegation of some 75 faith leaders recently went to Honduras on a “reverse caravan” pilgrimage…

Land, Water and Community

By Patricia Keefe, delegation member This article was originally published in the Global Sisters Report publication: See here Land, Water and Community were often repeated values seen on signs and in persons who are poor and desperate in Honduras. “People of Faith Root Causes Pilgrimage to Honduras” was a diverse gathering of about two dozen Catholic sisters,…

The Incredible People of Honduras: What the U.S. Media Doesn’t Report

By Stephanie Gee, delegation member In March, I joined a group of 75 faith leaders and immigrant justice advocates to learn about the root causes of migration. We met with local organizations who have been advocating for migrants’ rights and trying to effect change in a nonviolent way. Whenever I think about the Hondurans who…