Giorgio Trucchi

Giorgio Trucchi, periodista, radicado en Centroamérica desde 1998, es corresponsal de la Agencia Rel UITA y colabora con diferentes medios internacionales, entre otros, Alba Sud, ALAI, Rebelión, Kaos en la Red, Peacelink. También ha colaborado con el periódico digital Opera Mundi de Sao Paulo de Brasil y coordina el blog de noticias y la lista informativa “Nicaragua y más” (LINyM). En 2005 y 2009 recibió el Premio Derechos Humanos al Periodismo, otorgado por el Movimiento de Justicia y Derechos Humanos (MJDH) de Brasil, por las coberturas: la lucha de los ex trabajadores bananeros de Nicaragua afectados por el pesticida Nemagón y el golpe de estado en Honduras.

Honduras: “A vote of punishment for those who sank the country”.

Massive vote and overwhelming victory for Xiomara Castro and the opposition coalition. Reconciliation does not mean impunity. When, on Sunday night, the electoral authorities released the first preliminary report showing the presidential candidate of the opposition alliance, Xiomara Castro, leading…

Elections in Honduras: The challenge of ending twelve years of neoliberalism

Honduras is at the most important crossroads of its recent history. On November 28, more than 5 million Hondurans will be asked to elect the President of the Republic, 128 deputies to the National Congress, 20 to the Central American…

Anti-mining resistance repressed in El Estor

Mayan Q’eqchis communities demand to be consulted. Government decrees state of siege and defends interests of Russian-Swiss corporation. As of 24 October, a state of siege has been in effect in the northeastern municipality of El Estor, Izabal, for a…

Italy: Serious attack on democracy

On 9 October, militants of the neo-fascist extreme right took advantage of a massive demonstration in Rome, called to protest against the compulsory vaccination certificate [1] against Covid-19, to go towards the Italian government and violently attack the national headquarters…

Honduras and human rights, a structural cynicism

Stigmatisation, criminalisation, prosecution and murder of human rights defenders make Honduras one of the most lethal countries for those who defend land and common goods. On 5 July, the First Chamber of the Court of First Instance with National Territorial…

On cryptocurrencies and the phagocytisation of democracy

Bukele sends hundreds of judges into retirement and secures a new presidential candidacy. Massive citizen protest. The bicentenary of Central American independence (15/9) was the occasion for various sectors of Salvadoran society to once again fill the streets of the…

Climate crisis and the risk of defending the commons

Global Witness report shows dramatic increase in killings of land and environmental defenders The recently released Global Witness report “Last Line of Defence” raises a warning cry: the irresponsible exploitation and greed driving the climate crisis is also driving violence…

For a corruption-free and plurinational Guatemala (I)

Guatemala went up in flames again. During the last few weeks, thousands of people filled avenues and squares, took over roads and bridges, and paralysed the road system in various parts of the country. Three slogans were raised by the…