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The Killing of Margarita Murillo in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.29.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

According to Domingo Orellana, who was one of the men who first discovered Mrs. Murillo's body, said, "About four months ago, Margarita had been named president of our group, and we have no idea who could have murdered her."

Sure Enough, the End of Bipartisan Politics in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.25.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Ms. Rodas and Mr. Zelaya have realized their dream of demolishing the two-party system in Honduras, and they will soon see the day a Honduran president can run for re-election. Nice job. Alright, it's not exactly what they had in mind.

Honduras: A Little Too Much Wishful Thinking, Way Too Many Loudmouths

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Marco Cáceres

Among adults and great leaders, a modicum of silence is among the strongest attributes, because it suggests that there is more than just talk to the individual. Boy do we Hondurans love to talk.

Libre in Honduras, More House of Cards Than Big Tent

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.21.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

The move by the Subcoordinator General of the Libre Party, Esdras Amado López, to form his own party -- Nueva Ruta (New Route) -- and run for Preside...

Dissonant Rumblings Within the Libre Party in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.19.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

There are some interesting rumblings within the Libre Party, not only because of Enrique Flores Lanza's admission last week regarding his involvement in the so-called "El Carretillazo" scandal, but because of the possible impact it has had on some of the party's leaders -- someone, oh... like Esdras Amado López.

The Breaking 'Cartgate' Scandal in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.16.2014 | Latino Voices
Marco Cáceres

The admission this week by former Minister of the Presidency Enrique Flores Lanza that he did authorize the withdrawals of Lps 50 million ($2.5 million) from the Central Bank of Honduras in the days just prior to the overthrow of President Manuel Zelaya on June 28, 2009 has created a firestorm in Honduras.

Honduras: Mr. Hernández's Witch Hunt

Marco Cáceres | Posted 03.18.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

It is an extremely dangerous game whenever a political leader attempts to paint an opponent as an enemy of the state because if the label should manage to stick, then it opens the way for the opponent to be denied his or her civil rights -- all in the name of "national security".

Honduras: The Secret Meetings Between Juan Orlando Hernández and Manuel Zelaya

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Honduran political analyst Jorge Illescas believes that there is some sort of secret arrangement between the conservative National Party and the socia...

Xiomara Zelaya: Bona Fide Poll Leader in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

While there have been numerous other presidential polls conducted in Honduras during the past year, the ones above may be the best. Judging by them, the chances look good for Honduras electing its first woman president on Nov. 24.

Tea Party in U.S. and Libre in Honduras: Two Peas in a Pod

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Marco Cáceres

Both blame the corporate elites for all of their problems... yet ironically both clamor incessantly for more jobs, seemingly oblivious to the role of private business in stimulating employment.

Is Socialism the Answer for Honduras?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Capitalism is all about competition and profit, and there is nothing inherently wrong with that... so long as there is a level playing field. Otherwise, capitalism becomes unfair, cruel, and unsustainable.