OFRANEH


Grassroots organisation OFRANEH denounces kidnapping and disappearance of Garifuna leader in Honduras

48 hours after the kidnapping and disappearance of Sneider Centeno, President of the Triunfo de la Cruz Community Board and active member of the Black Fraternal Organisation of Honduras (OFRANEH), Real World Radio interviewed fellow OFRANEH member César Benedith, who denounced that they have not yet received “any type of answer from the government.” At the time of the interview,…

CONCERN OVER INCURSION OF ARMED GROUPS IN GARIFUNA TERRITORY

The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) denounced in its social media accounts that on Wednesday several armed men entered the Garifuna community of Vallecito, Department of Colon, harassing the inhabitants. The organization warns that this territory has been experiencing increasing threats and militarization in the past weeks. These lands have an immeasurable economic value and are located in a…

Honduras on full alert

OFRANEH and other organizations will mobilize against the reform of the Prior, Free and Informed Consultation Law that aims to give away natural resources to national and foreign investors. In the early morning of June 6, community leader Malvin Norales, defender of the ancestral territories of the Garifuna community of Puerto Castilla, coordinator of Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH), was…