Padre Melo

Crisis in Honduras: Political Violence, the U.S. Drug War and the Roots of Migration, a talk by Padre Melo

April 2, 2013
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Eugene Friends Meeting House
2274 Onyx Street
Eugene, OR

Presenters: Rev. Ismael Moreno Coto, SJ and Lucy Edwards

Honduran Jesuit priest Ismael Moreno Coto, known as Padre Melo, has been on the receiving end of death threats and intimidation in a country that is the murder capital of the world and at the center of the U.S. government’s war on drugs. He is director of Radio Progreso, a radio network that covers northern Honduras. Thirty journalists have been among the hundreds of assassinated in Honduras since the 2009 coup d’état, yet Honduras is virtually invisible to U.S. citizens. › Continue reading

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