WINGS #11-10 Honduras Coup Anniversary
Women leading resistance
Uploaded: 11 Jul, 2010
Recording Date: 10 Jul, 2010
Recording Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Arcata, California, USA; Vancouver BC
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: nonprofit use only
Program Title: WINGS #11-10 Honduras Coup Anniversary
Description: On June 28, 2009, the Honduran President was removed from the country by the military. A year and an election later, the US is pressuring the Organization of American States to recognize the new government, but large numbers of people say it's only a front for the coup.
Host(s): Gilda Velasquez and Honna Veerkamp
Featured Speakers/Guests: Gilda Velasquez in Tegucigalpa talked with Berta Oliva, Director of the Committee of Family Members of Disappeared Persons; Koritza Diaz, a leader in a large teacher's association and a founding members of the Left Democratic Party; Gloria Vasquez, an attorney who volunteers to defend political prisoners; Celina, an African-Miskito transsexual and community leader; and three human rights advocates from the US who observed conditions during the 2009 elections: Lisa Sullivan, Patty Adam, and Sylvia Metzler.
Credits: Interviews and translations produced by Gilda Velasquez; editing for WINGS and additional narration by Honna Veerkamp. Series editor, Frieda Werden. Music excerpt: "Punta" on La tradition des Caribs noirs | The tradition of the black Caribs [Honduras], Maison des Cultures du Monde, 2001.
Politics > FeminismType: Weekly Program
Politics > Activism
Politics > Elections
Regional > Latin America
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