A Prosperous Future for Honduras? Experts Discuss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 16, 2021
CONTACT:
Fernanda Durand (443) 396-3317 [email protected]
Nancy Treviño (786) 201-8958 [email protected] 

 

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

 

WHAT: As part of the ongoing series “A Prosperous Future is Possible: Conversations About Mexico and Central America,” Alianza Americas and Presente.org will host a live conversation, this time focused on Honduras, this Wednesday, August 18. The conversation will feature civil society leaders and experts based in Honduras who will discuss topics including alternative economic models that break the cycle of inequality, land defense against extractive projects and the Zone for Employment and Economic Development (ZEDES), the rule of law, and the 2021 elections. Throughout the series, panelists will discuss and explore structural solutions to problems such as poverty, corruption, the climate crisis, and existing anti-democratic and authoritarian practices. It’s imperative that the voices of Latin American leaders from the region working on an array of issues share their perspectives and solutions.

 

WHO

  • Iolany Pérez, ERIC – SJ / Radio Progreso
  • Oscar Orlando Hendrix Escalante, Member of Roundtable for the Defense of the Territory of the Bay Islands 
  • Rafael Delgado, Economist and Director of Institutional Development at UNITEC

 

WHEN: Wednesday, August 18, 2021

 

TIME: 1:00 p.m. ET / 12:00 p.m. CT / 10:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. Central America

 

WHERE: Via Zoom. RSVP at https://bit.ly/3i2i4sv

 

INTERPRETATION: Interpretation from Spanish to English will be available via Zoom for each conversation.

 

Find the program for the series below 

Register for the rest of the program: https://bit.ly/3i2i4sv

 

This is a six-part series where various topics will be discussed: 

 

  • Part 4: El Salvador

Date: August 25
Time: 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT/10 a.m. PT/ 11:00 a.m. Central America

Panelists: TBA

 

  • Part 5: Costa Rica

Date: September 1
Time: 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT/10 a.m. PT/ 11:00 a.m. Central America

Panelistas: TBA

 

  • Part 6: Nicaragua

Date: September 8
Time: 1 p.m. ET/12 p.m. CT/10 a.m. PT/ 11:00 a.m. Central America

Panelists: TBA

 

If you have questions or press requests, contact [email protected]

 

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Alianza Americas is a network of migrant-led organizations working in the United States and transnationally to create an inclusive, equitable and sustainable way of life for communities across North, Central and South America.

 

Presente.org is the nation’s largest online Latinx organizing group — and the nation’s premier Latinx digital organizing hub — advancing social justice with technology, media, and culture. Presente.org’s mission is to advance Latinx power and create winning campaigns that amplify Latinx voices; expand the political imagination and traditional boundaries; and foster inspiration for freedom, equity, and justice.

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