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US Ambassador to Honduras Praises AJS’s Work

  • May 10, 2017

“As you know very well, ASJ is probably the most important civil society organization currently operating here [in Honduras]. It’s an organization that we in the United States embassy and the United States government partner with in many very important ways.”



In D.C., AJS President and Staff present their Progress in Honduran Police Reform

  • February 28, 2017

In ten months, the Commission has evaluated 5,867 officers, including all high-ranking officers, and removed 2,959 from their posts – half of all those evaluated. AJS President Carlos Hernández sees the last successful months as a chance to “change the story” of what is happening in Honduras, showing that, “where there’s political will and a vigilant civil society, things can change.”



Corruption in Honduras’ Police Force and the Promise of Reform

  • June 23, 2016

The Commission’s work removing corrupt officers from the police work is historic, and it has huge implications for the future of Honduras’ police. With careful reviews and steady monitoring, there is hope that the police force will become trustworthy, and can, at last, deliver the public security that Hondurans so need.



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