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: Bajo Aguán, una tragedia infinita

Nueva ola de ataques y asesinatos contra campesinos y defensores ambientales Tres dirigentes campesinos asesinados en menos de dos semanas, un conflicto producto de la expansión sin control del monocultivo de palma africana y de la minería que devasta territorios…

Camposampiero says immediate ceasefire and peace talks urgently needed

National mobilisation in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and the victims of all wars. On 5 November a national mobilisation for peace will take place in Rome, Italy, with the slogans “immediate ceasefire, negotiation for peace”, “ban all nuclear weapons”,…

Guatemala: institutionalism under siege

Mobilisations and protests against high living costs and political persecution In recent months in Guatemala, expressions of unrest and protests against the drift towards totalitarianism and the assault on institutions by the so-called ‘pact of the corrupt’, which unites the…

“We are recovering our shattered dignity”.

Arrest of Juan Orlando Hernández must mark the beginning of the end of impunity Less than three weeks after leaving office, usurped for more than four years following his illegal and fraudulent re-election, former president Juan Orlando Hernández was handcuffed…

Honduras: Coopted judicial system condemns Guapinol defenders

Activists and defence team agree to start the process to apply for amnesty. Tough statement from UNHCHR. With a two to one split verdict, the Tocoa Sentencing Court found six of the eight Guapinol water and life defenders guilty. José…

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…

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