Garifuna community in Honduras demands a search for five of its missing leaders

The Garífunas who disappeared one year ago, in an apparent kidnapping, are Milton Joel Martínez, Suami Aparicio Mejía, Gerardo Misael Trochez, Albert Snaider Centeno and Júnior Chávez.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (Ofraneh) demanded Tuesday that Honduran authorities search for five young people from the Garifuna community of Triunfo de la Cruz, who disappeared a year ago.

"A year since they took our brothers from Triunfo de la Cruz, a year of pain for all the families, a year that we have been subjected to investigate and demand justice, a justice that does not come from a narco-dictatorship that has kidnapped," said the coordinator of Ofraneh, Miriam Miranda, during a sit-in held in front of the Public Prosecutor's Office . . .

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