The retrospective history of the Republic of Honduras
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- Soldiers Charged in 1983 Murder
- Weekly News Update on the Americas, 2 August 1998. The
1983 murder of Herminio Deras, a leader of the Honduran
Communist Party (PCH).
- Mass Graves Found In Honduras
- Associated Press, [11 August 1999]. Evidence of secret
graves at a former training base for Nicaraguan
contras. Proof of military cover-up at contra
base. Torture and human sacrifice. The air base was built
by U.S. forces in 1983 and used in the 1980s as a training
center for the U.S.-backed contra forces who were fighting
the leftist Sandinista government in nearby
- New ripples in an evil story
- By Sister Laetitia Bordes, s.h., [14 May 2001]. Bush
nominated Negroponte as ambassador to the U.N., the man
who gave the CIA backed Honduran death squads open field
when he was ambassador to Honduras from 1981 to 1985.
- Ruling Details Torture Claims
- By Alfonso Chardy, Miami Herald, 20 June
2004. A deportation order from the U.S. provides details
about human rights violations by a former Honduran Army
officer, At the time, Honduras was governed by a
military-influenced civilian government closely allied
with the Reagan administration, which used Honduras as a
base of operations for the Nicaraguan contras.