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Central America Freedom Institute

Our mission is to improve the environment for doing business in Central America by strengthening the rule of law, liberal democracy, and free market capitalism through public policy research and strategic litigation initiatives.

The latest from Central America’s struggle for freedom!

Why Honduras’s Judiciary Is Its Most Dangerous Branch

Originally published on June 25, 2015 at the New York Times. Republished for educational purposes as a very relevant constitutional analysis for the understanding of abuse of political power in the Honduran republic. By Brian Sheppard and David Landau In April, Honduras’s Supreme Court invalidated the country’s rigid presidential term limit — and drastically undermined its Constitution. TheContinue reading “Why Honduras’s Judiciary Is Its Most Dangerous Branch”

Dear Mr. President, Security Does Not Create Development

Originally published on April 9th, 2019 at the Mises Institute’s Mises Wire. Recently, Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez met with the board of directors of the association of Honduran municipalities (AMHON). In this meeting, AMHON expressed support towards the President’s request to congress to increase the number of police and military units fighting gang violenceContinue reading “Dear Mr. President, Security Does Not Create Development”

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