Posts Tagged ‘honduras’

Failed state made in the USA: Ex-president of Honduras and coup victim Zelaya tells all

   President Jose Manuel Zelaya of Honduras was deposed from power in a military coup after joining a progressive alliance of Latin American leaders and he has “absolutely no doubts” the US was behind his ouster, he tells RT America. “The US warned me: If you sign the Bolivarian Alternative to the Americas (ALBA), you’re […]

To Flee or Not to Flee? In Honduras, A Child Braves Tear Gas to Sell Vinegar Bags

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — The epicenter of the migrant crisis is in the midst of yet another uprising after the president of Honduras was accused of drug trafficking in the U.S.  Minutes after the military and special police forces shot a first round of teargas canisters into a crowd of protesters on Tuesday, I heard a […]

“The US Got Scared” Voices of the Resistance in Post-Coup Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — MintPress News went to Honduras and spoke with a number of leaders of the Honduran resistance amid a 66-day uprising over a neoliberal austerity deal reached between the government as the country marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S.-backed coup d’etat. Last Thursday, the Honduran government passed a privatization law, the run-up […]

Offshoring and Industrial Relocation: Profits from Exploitation in Honduras. Transnational Companies are Impoverishing us All

Imperialists employ myriad strategies to “open the veins” of prey countries.  Economic warfare is one such strategy.  Prolonged and sustained economic warfare against long-suffering Honduras advances the tentacles of the Big Monopolies as it impoverishes and destroys Honduras. Transnational companies, meanwhile are afforded additional “supranational” protections through “free trade” agreements. As the following article first […]

Canada, Honduras, and Enslaving “Free Trade”

This article was first published in December 2013 Resource-rich Honduras, once considered the “bread basket of Central America”, is now a failed state. Bertha Isabel Caceres Flores Ienca, an indigenous leader in Honduras is Number One on the presiding government’s ‘kill list’. (Update: Assassins murdered Caceres, March 3, 2016) More than half of the population lives […]

Violence escalates at Honduras student protests amid molotov cocktails & police fire (VIDEOS)

Protests demanding the resignation of the country’s president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, have intensified in recent weeks as momentum gathers against privatization and austerity measures targeting the health and education sectors.  “About 40 military police entered the university campus without authorization,” Armando Sarmiento, director of institutional development at the Tegucigalpa-based university, told AFP. The military police […]

Why Protesters Set Fire to the US Embassy in Honduras 

Grayzone — The streets of Honduras were filled with protesters and clouds of tear gas as the month of June began. The national police fanned out through the country to crush the protests with heavy-handed tactics at the direction of President Juan Orlando Hernández, the US-supported neoliberal leader who won power in elections marred by documented […]

The Roots Of The National Strike In Honduras: An Interview with Bayron Rodríguez Pineda

As the 10-year anniversary of the coup d’état in Honduras approaches, Hondurans are entering into their second week of a national strike that has shut down main highways throughout the country, drawn massive street mobilizations, and reignited calls for the president’s resignation. Led primarily by teachers and doctors under the leadership of the national Health and […]

300 US Southcom Troops Arrive In Honduras To Teach ‘Humanitarian Assistance’

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US Policy In Honduras Set The Stage for Today’s Mass Migration

US Policy In Honduras Set The Stage for Today’s Mass Migration Above Photo: U.S. Marines in Honduras in July 2016. (Wikimedia Commons) U.S. policy in Honduras, particularly during the Obama administration, is directly responsible for part of the immigration crisis now gripping the U.S., argues Joseph Nevins. Central American migrants – particularly unaccompanied minors – are again […]

Honduras: Arrest in Caceres Murder a Feeble Attempt at Image Rehab

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS — The March 3 arrest of a Honduran business executive, for allegedly orchestrating the 2016 murder of renowned environmentalist Berta Caceres, has not inspired widespread public confidence in law-enforcement, according to one activist. To the contrary, Karen Spring, the coordinator of Honduran Solidarity Network, told MintPress News, the arrest — two years to […]

Philippines, Honduras Are Embracing RFID Technology To Track Citizens’ Movements

In the not-too-distant future, law enforcement will be able to easily track our movements thanks to microchips, which some workers – as we’ve previously reported. Indeed, some people are happily lining up to be microchipped – even throwing parties to celebrate their coworkers embracing the microchipping phenomenon, without any regard to how this […]

Accompaniment In Honduras

Accompaniment In Honduras Above: Protestors, during one of several torchlit protests in Tegucigalpa, head down a hill towards the US embassy where many demonstrations end. (Photo: Sean T. Hawkey) As the bus was taking our accompaniment delegation to Honduras to the airport for our return home, it stopped by the offices of Radio Progreso. Piling […]

Act Now In Solidarity With Honduras

Once Washington recognized the president elect, the international community bent its knees…The power of the United States made itself felt with all of its force. All it took was for it to speak or the rest to break their silence. The protests against the fraud didn’t matter. It didn’t matter if there was or wasn’t […]

Mass protests in Honduras asking for the removal of ‘the corrupt’ who stole election

     “The people won’t stand for this dictatorship,” said former Opposition Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla. Despite heavy rains, an estimated 80,000 Honduran opposition supporters marched in San Pedro Sula on Saturday to protest what they call a “fradulent” presidential election. Surrounded by his supporters, former presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Salvador Nasralla told […]

Armed by Israel, Honduras’s illegitimate regime returns the favor at the U.N.

Once again, Israel is supporting a repressive regime in the Global South, this time in the poor Central American nation of Honduras — and Israeli activists are protesting vigorously. Just after the November 26 election in Honduras, the results started to show a commanding margin for the pro-democracy opposition — until the vote-tabulating computers mysteriously […]

OAS Calls For New Honduras Election After Coup-President Declared Winner

The Organization of American States has called for fresh elections in Honduras, hours after President Juan Orlando Hernández was declared the winner. Luis Almagro – the secretary general of the OAS, a regional forum that sent an election observer mission to monitor the Honduran poll – said the process was plagued by irregularities, had “very low […]

The Left Sets Honduras on Fire

Hillary Clinton’s favorite Central American was back in the news this week, as Honduras painstakingly counted ballots in front of international observers and tried to discern, with utmost transparency, the winner of the Nov. 26 presidential election. Amid the tension, left-wing candidate Salvador Nasralla cried fraud and called for an uprising. Soon, like a bad […]

Protests Continue On Honduras Amid Curfew, Police Repression

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Honduras Suspends Constitution As President ‘Flees’ Violence

The Honduran government has voted to suspend constitutional guarantees across the country as of 11 pm local time, hours after President Hernandez reportedly fled the country to avoid violent street protests in the wake of the disputed presidential election, Diario La Prensa has reported. The government has also implemented a curfew meant to deter people from […]

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