Honduran Teachers Take the Streets Against Privatization

By Carlos Quintanilla Since the beginning of May, thousands of Honduran teachers led by the Federation of Teachers’ Organizations of Honduras (FOMH) have been marching and demonstrating to protest against government plans to privatize primary and secondary schools. These actions began in Tegucigalpa, Honduras’ capital, and the provinces of Morazán, Yoro and Cortes, spreading to cities of Comayagua and Lempira. According to community station Radio Progreso, Honduran educators reject government attempts to scrap the Teachers’ Statute and other legislation guaranteeing the rights of Honduran teachers. The FOMH [...]