Hondurans Reject Coup Regime – ¡Xiomara presidente!

by Martha Grevatt, published on Workers World, December 7, 2021 On January 27, after nearly 13 years under a “narcodictatorship” responsible for thousands of assassinations, kidnappings and imprisonments, the people of Honduras will witness the inauguration of President-elect Xiomara Castro de Zelaya. She was the candidate of the Libre (Freedom and Refoundation) Party and is the spouse of former President[…]

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Hondurans Repudiate Corrupt U.S.-Backed Coup Regime at Polls

by Jeremy Kuzmarov, published on Covert Action Magazine, December 1, 2021 Another exciting win in Latin America.  However, the vulnerabilities of the moment shadow the bright possibilities.  [jb] Honduras’-twelve-year nightmare prompted by a U.S.-backed coup came to an end this week with the election of Xiomara Castro as the country’s new president, with 68 percent voter turnout. Thousands of Hondurans[…]

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Honduras Said Enough and Opened its Doors to New Hope

by Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, November 30, 2021 Honduras went to the polls last Sunday amid a process of historic importance. People flocked to the polling stations, despite political violence and fears induced by the narco regime of outgoing President Juan Orlando Hernández (JOH). Opposition candidate Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, from the Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre), obtained[…]

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Root Causes

by David Brooks, published on Resumen English, April 19, 2021 Ever since the issue of migration flows at the U.S.-Mexico border intensified, the Biden administration has made addressing the “root causes” of migration from Central America and Mexico at the centerpiece of its response.  Biden, his vice president, Kamala Harris, and America’s foreign policymakers have held talks, made trips and[…]

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Interview with President Manuel Zelaya on 10th Anniversary of Overthrow by US

Image: Children stand at the front of their family’s one-room home in an impoverished neighborhood on August 19, 2017 in San Pedro Sula, Honduras by Anya Pamampil, published on the Grayzone: July 1, 2019 The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil sat down for an exclusive interview with Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, on the 10th anniversary of the US-backed right-wing military coup that[…]

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Why Canada Wants Regime Change in Venezuela

by Urooba Jamal, Published on Ricochet Media, February 25, 2019 In a well-fitted sports jacket, with one hand over his heart and the other clasping the constitution, the previously unknown Juan Guaidó declared himself interim president of Venezuela against democratically elected Nicolás Maduro. It was 61 years to the exact date since Venezuela’s U.S.-allied dictatorship of General Marcos Pérez Jiménez[…]

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The Migrant Caravan and U.S. Policy

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report: Freedom Rider Blog, October 24, 2018 Washington blames “socialism” when Venezuelans flee their country’s US-created economic crisis, but defame Honduran refugees fleeing the misery created by the US in that country. “The United States must stop interfering in other nations and end its subversion of other countries’ democratic processes.” There are an[…]

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Fleeing crisis ‘made in USA,’ Honduran migrants march into Mexico

Photo: Members of a migrant caravan walk into the interior of Mexico after crossing the Guatemalan border on October 21, 2018, near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico. ~John Moore/Getty Images by By Sam Ordóñez, published on Workers World, October 24 Oct. 22 — A caravan of thousands of migrants, including small children, traveling to the United States reached the Mexico-Guatemala border on[…]

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How US Policy in Honduras Set the Stage for Today’s Mass Migration

By Joseph Nevin, published on Consortium News, June 21, 2018 Central American migrants – particularly unaccompanied minors – are again crossing the U.S.-Mexico boundary in large numbers. Under the Obama administration In 2014, more than 68,000 unaccompanied Central American children were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico boundary. There were more than 60,000 in 2016. The mainstream narrative often reduces the causes of migration to[…]

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