News Release

From the Brazilian Embassy in Honduras


Conteris is in the Brazilian embassy in Honduras, where Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has taken refuge.

Conteris is the director of the Program on the Americas for Nonviolence International. He worked as a human rights advocate in Honduras from 1994 to 1999 and is a co-producer of “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a documentary film about U.S. policy in Latin America and the School of the Americas. He also works at Democracy Now! en Español. He was on Democracy Now! today.

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