[act-ma] Speaking Tour Voices From the Honduran Resistance- April 2010 - Flyer Attached

Proyecto Hondureño proyectohondureno at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 19:10:46 PDT 2010

*Honduras: 9 Months After the Coup*
Voices from the Honduran Resistance Speaking Tour

*Dr. Juan Almendares -* is a Human Rights Activist and internationally
Honduran Medical Doctor A torture survivor himself, Dr. Almendares has been
targeted by death squads on several occasions in the past. Dr. Almendares is
former Dean of the Medical School and subsequently Rector of the Autonomous
University of Honduras (UNAH). He received the 2001 Barbara Chester Award
his groundbreaking efforts with prisoners, victims of torture, and the poor
indigenous populations. In 2007 Dr. Almendares was the sole recipient of the

Humanitarian Award from Inter-Action in Washington DC.
*Dr. Luther Castillo*-is a young Garifuna medical doctor and community
who directs the Luaga Hatuadi Waduheñu Foundation- ("For the Health of our
People" in Garifuna), dedicated to bringing vital health services to
indigenous coastal communities. After his 2005 graduation from the Latin
American Medical School in Havana, Dr. Castillo returned to the Honduran
where he led the Foundation's construction of Honduras' first Garifuna Rural

Hospital. Since the military coup on June 28, 2009, the hospital has been
and subject to many threats and other attacks by the military.

*Please Join Us*

*Monday April 5, 2010*- Dr. Luther Castillo Providence Rhode Island
*7:00 p.m. Solomon Center 202 Main Green Brown University
*Local Sponsorship: International Socialist Organization and the RI
Committee to Stop War and Occupation

*Tuesday April 6, 2010*- Dr. Almendares & Dr. Castillo
*7:30 p.m. Parkinson Hall 107 Hampshire College- Amherst, MA
*Local Sponsorship: "Latin American Studies Program"- Hampshire College

*Wednesday April 7, 2010*- Dr. Almendares & Dr. Castillo With Local Honduran
Community Leaders
*11:00 a.m. Press Conference
Piedmont Room 5th Floor, Boston City Hall*
Local Sponsorship: Proyecto Hondureño and Centro Presente

For More Information or to Endorse, Please Contact: Tito Meza  at

Regional Coordination and Sponsorship by: Proyecto Hondureño
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