1. excalibur

    U.S. Bound Syrians Detained in Honduras

    U.S.-bound Syrians detained in Honduras with fake passports | Washington Examiner
  2. meridian5455

    Developing story: Honduras Arrests 5 Syrians Trying to Enter U.S. w/ Stolen Passports

    Honduran authorities have arrested five Syrian nationals who were trying to make their way to the United States with stolen Greek passports.“The group of Syrian men was held late on Tuesday in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa on arrival from Costa Rica and they were planning to head to the...
  3. Bluegrass

    State of Terror in Honduras: Obama Approved

    In light of the horrific prison fire that burned unconvicted inmates alive while locked in their cells, killing over 300, Honduras is getting attention in the U.S. press. The fire broke out, and as firemen entered after they were blocked for 30 minutes, no keys were available upon entry. As...
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    Human Rights Reports on Honduras: Creeping Junta Style Regime and Clear Signs of Death Squad Activit

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: "The Honduras crisis has been managed to a successful conclusion. It was done without a civil war, it was done without violence." We support the work that President Lobo is doing to promote national unity and strengthen democracy.†"We think that Honduras...
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    Documents: Washington viewed Honduras "shifting to the left " as a threat to "democracy" and they w

    For propganda purposes, Washington has always denounced every third world constitutionally elected progressive government as "authoritarian". Their defintion of "democracy" is absolute freedom for multinational corporations to do whatever the hell they want which effectively means slavery...
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    Noam Chomsky on the Obama Team's Military Coup in Honduras and the History of US Rule in Latin Ameri

    He explains the role of the US government assistance programs - the International Republican Institute (IRI), the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), USAID and others in facilitating the military coup in Honduras. According to Allen Weinstein, one of the founders of NED, "A lot of what...
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    TIME: The US blocked the OAS from taking the position that it would not recognise elections that to

    The only thing Ronald Reagan ever said that I agreed with was to "trust but verify". Always come to conclusions based on the actions of political figures, never their rethoric. Declarations of benign intent by leaders are entirely predictable (even from the worst monsters), they carry no...
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    Video: Honduras: An election validated through blood and repression

    Honduras: An election validated through blood and repression Honduran coup government continues repressive tactics on election day as the resistance vows to continue to fight for a new constitution and people's rights.
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    Honduras Coup Leaders Hire Clinton Associates

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    New York Times: In a Coup in Honduras, Ghosts of Past U.S. Policies

    Even the business press is starting to report this issue somewhat accurately. They forgot to mention that the International Republican Institute (IRI) (the international branch of the U.S. Republican Party), and the congressionally created and funded National Endowment for Democracy (NED)...
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    Activist who protested Honduras coup killed

    The Obama adminstration did everything it could to prevent the rest of the hemisphere from mounting an effective political opposition to the coup government in Honduras. http://www.cepr.net/index.php/op-eds-&-columns/op-eds-&-columns/top-ten-ways/ For example, they blocked the...
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    US to implement free trade agreement with Honduras

    One of the programs operated through the Foundation for Investment and Development of Exports (FIDE), and financed by USAID, is the Trade, Investment and Competitiveness Policy (TIC). The program, launched in 2005, was slated to sunset in March of this year, according to a USAID OIG audit report...
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    Over 90 Experts Call on Human Rights Watch to Speak Out on Honduras Abuses

    Well, after being pressured to act, Human Rights Watch finally did report on some of the US-coup military regime's attrocities, but nowhere near as extensive as Amnesty International. http://www.hrw.org/americas/honduras
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    Another Unionist Murdered in Honduras

    We urge you to send a message to your Member of Congress to share your concerns for the deteriorating human rights situation in Honduras and to insist that the United States stop their efforts to push for international recognition of the Lobo government. In addition, please ask your Member of...
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    Amnesty International Reports on Repression in Honduras

    Washington and the business press would have us believe Honduras is a democratic utopia. Just click on the link and see what Washington's definition of "democracy" is...
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    Obama's military coup in Honduras

    President Barack Obama separated the United States from almost all of Latin America and Europe by accepting the military coup that overthrew Honduran democracy last June. The coup reflected a "yawning political and socioeconomic divide," The New York Times reported. For the "small upper...
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    US trained coup regime in Honduras has suspended all civil liberties

    Despite President Obama's condemnation of the recent military coup in Honduras, the US continues to train the Honduran paramilitaries at the US Army School of the Americas at Ft Benning Georgia. Civil liberties of Honduran citizens suspended by coup regime Repression of the Honduran...
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    US Imperialism in Honduras

    Torture was taught by CIA; Declassified manual details the methods used in Honduras; Agency denials refuted By Gary Cohn, Ginger Thompson, and mark Matthews, The Baltimore Sun, Monday 27 January 1997, Final Edition WASHINGTON -- A newly declassified CIA training manual details torture...