The contemporary political history of the Republic of Honduras

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Reina: Amnestry is ‘sensible’
From Central America Update, 1–15 December 1995. President Reina would extend amesty to the military officers guilty of torture and murder in the '80s.
Accion Urgente: Designacion de militar Hondureáo en Onu
26 January 1996. Protest of President Reina's appointment of Luis Alfonso Discua as delegate to UN Security Council because of his violations of human rights (in Spanish).
Reina appoints his own defense minister
From Central America Update, 1–15 February 1996. The President breaks with tradition and ignores the Army's nominees.
Editorial Sobre Desclasificacion: Los papeles de la CIA
Tiempo, 4 June 1997. Declassification of CIA documents; violations of human rights (in Spanish).
Ruling Party Candidate Claims Win in Honduras
By Caroline Brothers, Reuters, 2 December 1997. Ruling Liberal Party candidate, the U.S.-educated scion of a millionaire family, Carlos Flores claims victory in Honduras's presidential elections. Many voters in the third poorest country in the Americas said they saw little to choose between the Liberal campaign and that of the National Party's Gunera, the widow of a former military dictator. Most voters were expected to cast their vote in line with family traditions going back decades.
Most nonviolent actions suspended and new accord signed
South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC), 23 October 1998. On October 11th, 1998, some 5000 indigenous and blacks initiated nationwide nonviolent protests to encourage the Honduran Government to fulfill its promises under the May 1997 Accord signed by Carlos Roberto Reina, which specified land turnovers to the Indigenous, outlined ways to protect human rights, and detailed plans to respond to urgent social needs of the most marginalized members of Honduras.
Army Base Surrounded by Talk of Drugs, Torture
By Thelma Mejia, IPS, 16 August 1999. Revelations that The El Aguacate military base airstrip is used for drug trafficking and that officers forced local farmers to fork out 3,000 dollars to use their own land in the 1980s.
Fear for Safety / Death Threats
Amnesty International Urgent Action Bulletin, 3 March 2000. Death threats against three men who belong to the Coordinadora de Organizaciones Populares del Aguan (COPA), Coordinating Body of Popular Organisations of Aguan, which is involved in defending the land rights of peasant farmers, protecting the environment and promoting participation in elections.