Tag Archives: Honduras

HONDURAS: Leading LGBT Activist Found Murdered

Michael Lavers reports at the Washington Blade: A prominent LGBT rights activist in Honduras was murdered this week. La Prensa, a Honduran newspaper, reported Rene Martínez’s family reported him missing on Wednesday after he left his home in the city of San Pedro Sula’s Chamelecón neighborhood and got into someone’s car. La Prensa reported that Martínez’s relatives identified his body ...

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HONDURAS: Activists March On Attorney General Over Epidemic Of Gay Murders

Globovision reports that 22 LGBT people have been murdered so far this year in Honduras. Five were murdered this month alone. Via Google Translate: Members of the gay community of Honduras on Monday marched to the Attorney General to clarify and justice for the murder of about 22 companions so far in 2013, five of them in the last month. ...

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HONDURAS: American Libertarians To Build New City Free Of Taxes

The Honduran government has granted permission for the construction of a new city that will be completely free of income, sales, and capital gains taxes. The city will be built by an American investment group of libertarians that says it will use the state of Texas as a model for the few laws they will put in place. Proponents say ...

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HONDURAS: LGBT Activist Walter Trochez Assassinated In Drive-By Shooting

Doug Ireland reports that Honduran LGBT activist Walter Trochez was assassinated in his home country over the weekend. Walter Trochez 25 years old, a well-known LGBT activist in an active member of the National Resistance Front against the coup d’etat there, was assassinated on the evening of December 13, shot dead by drive-by killers. Trochez, who had already been arrested ...

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