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Honduras backed a National Congress resolution on Thursday supporting the relocation of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, following suit from the highly-contested move made by the United States. The motion, which is said to be non-binding according to a government statement cited by ...
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signaled plans to escalate a crackdown on illegal immigration, announcing that the U.S. military will be sent to guard the U.S.-Mexico border and threatening foreign aid to Honduras. For the third straight day, Trump seized on coverage of a "caravan" of 1,000 migrants, ...

Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will deploy the US military to guard the border with Mexico, adding: “That's a big step.” ... “The big Caravan of People from Honduras, now coming across Mexico and heading to our 'Weak Laws' Border, had better be stopped before it gets there,” he wrote. “Cash cow ...
Based in the north of Honduras, Radio Progreso is run by the Catholic Order of Jesuits - an organisation that does extensive work with some of Honduras' most neglected and least heard communities. The independent station reports on human rights violations, police and military abuses and election fraud.
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — In August 2016, reporter Dina Meza was leaked a list of names given by the Honduran government to its elite police intelligence unit, SERCAA. She was on it. A week later, Meza went home for lunch and found an armed stranger lingering in the doorway of her family home.
Castellanos works with activists and organizations in solidarity with Afro and indigenous Honduran communities, denouncing human rights violations. He explained that the military in Honduras has been trained by United States army forces and Israel. There is U.S. intervention in too many places, ...

DFL lawmakers on Wednesday relayed a joint message urging Congress to suspend security assistance to the country of Honduras. ... $200 million into the country since 2009 for military and police assistance, which lawmakers say has contributed to human rights violations by Honduran security forces.
I had arrived at the Tegucigalpa offices of the Honduran human rights organization Committee of Relatives of the Disappeared in Honduras ... group of around 60 heavily-armed members of the military police—in an attempt to plant evidence implicating him in drug trafficking—broke into Edwin's home in the ...
Spc. Walter Roman, a U.S. Army Reserve Soldier from the 418th Military Police Detachment (Detention Camp Liaison), headquartered in Orlando, Florida, ... Since they are Army Reserve units, many of its Soldiers bring law enforcement and corrections facility knowledge into their military mission from their ...
26 presidential election, marred by widespread allegations of election fraud, a social media smear campaign accused Urbina of setting fire to an army truck during opposition protests in the capital city Tegucigalpa. But he had left the country for Costa Rica five days earlier. Despite his alibi, authorities ...
A woman who grew up on a farm outside Elmvale is in the middle of the fight for human rights in the Central American nation of Honduras. And while Karen Spring is attempting to have her partner of eight years, Edwin Espinal, freed from a military prison after he was arrested in January, her family back in ...
Honduran military police used "excessive" and lethal force against people protesting November's disputed elections, the UN has found. ... Security forces in Honduras used an excessive amount of force to control protests following November's contested election, resulting in more than a dozen deaths, ...
The case came to light in a Military Times exclusive that reported how retired Sgt. 1st Class Bob Crawford, an Army Ranger who spent the latter part of his career with 7th Special Forces Group conducting counter-narcotics missions in Latin America, was fighting to keep his wife Elia from being deported.
The creation, with U.S. support, of new military and elite police forces in Honduras has fueled fears of a return to the era of death squads. In an interview in late January with Radio Progreso, a former Honduran army captain, Santos Orellana Rodriguez, said that Honduras' military intelligence is behind the ...
Elia Crawford, wife of retired Sgt. 1st Class Bob Crawford, an Army Ranger who also served with the 7th Special Forces Group, could have been ordered out ... If deported, Elia would be sent back to Honduras, where soldiers trained by her husband to conduct anti-narcotics missions against the cartels and ...
Police arrested the wife of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo on Wednesday on corruption charges including siphoning funds from social works programs for the poor, officials said. ... Lobo was elected in late 2009 after a military coup ousted then-President Manuel Zelaya, and he served until 2014.
FILE - In this May 24, 2010 file photo, Honduras' First Lady Rosa Elena Bonilla stands with her husband, President Porfirio Lobo, during their official visit ... Military police searched the home of former Honduran President Porfirio Lobo on Wednesday and arrested his wife as part of a corruption probe by an ...

A Virginia immigration court on Monday could decide to deport the wife of an Army 7th Special Forces Group veteran, despite provisions in the law that allow her to .... “Honduras is one of the most dangerous countries in the world, especially for a female if they know she's a military dependent,” he said.
From there we went to Honduras, which was completely different from Greenland. We landed at the Honduran airport, about an hour and a half away from Soto Cano Air Base. This base was interesting because it was not designated to one branch of military. Our time there was short, but I had another ...
Green Berets from the U.S. Army's 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and members of the Comandos Jungla, an elite force of the Colombian police, trained the TIGRES agents, who were recruited from Honduran police and military forces. The June 2014 graduation of the first wave of TIGRES was ...
Hondu 0214wrp Honduran police detain protesters. (Photo: coolloud / Flickr)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 on to the bus came some twenty staff members of the station to bid us goodbye.
Pakistani factory owners, converted Honduran military generals and Cuban flaneurs are just a few of the people who attend jumu'ah (Friday prayers). Imam Mohammed, who leads the service, estimates there are around 1,500 Muslims in Honduras, though Pew Forum research put the number closer to ...
The Honduran Armed Forces began their annual civil-military action program on February 4, 2018, with two simultaneous medical mega-brigades in the north and central regions of the country. Various institutions, universities, local authorities, and personnel from the Department of Health participated in the ...
Massive Honduran outrage at the fraud has shaken the foundations of capitalism in one of the poorest countries in the Americas. ... A former armed forces captain described how military provocateurs suppressed dissent during Hernandez's first regime: “In all the protests there are 30 or 40 intelligence agents marching ...


 

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