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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Honduras protests continue as U.S. puppet sworn in

In Tegucigalpa, police used tear gas against Nasralla’s supporters. by John Catalinotto, originally published on Workers World,  Jan 30, 2018 The rich supporters of the U.S.-backed president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, watched his Jan. 27 swearing-in ceremony at the national stadium in Tegucigalpa, the capital. JOH claimed a second term based on a widely disputed Nov. 26 electoral process.[…]

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Zelaya: Open Letter to the American People

Soldiers stand guard outside the institute where election ballots are stored in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. At least one opposition protester has died in shootings in Honduras after the country announced a curfew and suspended some constitutional rights in the face of protests and unrest over a disputed election in which both candidates have declared themselves winner. (AP[…]

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