Whether or not the present Honduran interim government will be fully recognized by the international community remains to be seen. For the time being, however, states must still decide when and how to conduct relations with the military-appointed government, balancing concerns for pressing international issues with the expected validity and
Contributing columnist Gustavo Fuchs details the lack of media coverage of violent repression against the popular resistance movement in post-coup Honduras, contrasting the underreported Honduran realities with the media's recent obsession with popular demonstrations in the Middle East. Fuchs highlights the Honduran government's repressive response to teachers' strikes and impunity
Why Honduras matters to Chavez Author: Will Grant Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 07/07/2009 As the situation unfolds at pace in Honduras, state television in Venezuela is not letting up on its coverage. It interviewed President Manuel Zelaya live from his airplane as he tried to
Is the coup d’état in Honduras a mirror that the FMLN government of Mauricio Funes, El Salvador’s armed forces, grassroots movement and political parties ought to be looking into? If they do so, what will it show them?
The past few years have been unprecedented in the United States, as a record-setting number of Latino immigrants crossed its southern border, including thousands of unaccompanied minors. Recognizing that many of these children were fleeing severe gang and cartel violence, the United Nations began advocating for the recognition of organized
Tara Ruttenberg and Gustavo Fuchs analyze the creation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) within the new framework of Latin American Integration in the 21st century. They provide insight into existing regional integration initiatives UNASUR and ALBA, and provide commentary as to how CELAC represents a