World News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-honduraselections520x300.jpg

U.S. influence figures in Honduran presidential race

Honduras chooses a president on November 24, and Xiomara Castro, candidate of the new Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre) is running. Three U.S. congresspersons have some election advice for Secretary of State John Kerry.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-DSCN1212.jpg

Will the left return to power in Honduras?

Amid declining living standards and a terrible security situation, Hondurans go to the polls on Nov. 24 to elect a new president, national legislature, and local officials.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Mexicotrainsurfingmigrants523x3.jpg

"The Beast" claims six fatalities in Mexico train disaster

The train was one of several Mexican and Central American immigrants call "la Bestia"  --  "the beast." It goes from Southern Mexico northward to Mexico's Northern border with the United States.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Mexicotrainsurfingmigrants523x300.jpg

Why undocumented immigrants keep coming

On the night of May 1, 2013, a criminal gang attacked a group of impoverished Central American migrants, who were riding on the top of a freight train passing through Cosoalacaque, in Veracruz, Mexico.

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-hondurasprotest520x300.jpg

Honduran Coup in 2009 was invitation to plunder

Land takeovers for industrial farming are on a fast track with harmful effects accumulating. And plans are unfolding for manufacturing and trade enclaves under privatized governance.

Hondurans challenge gov’t land seizures, anti-worker law

Police with clubs and tear gas attempting to disperse protesting small farmers in Lower Aguan, Honduras detained 25 of them.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-zelaya4.jpg

Higher credit rating no help to the people of Honduras

Ever wonder about the purpose of those international "credit rating agencies" such as Moody's, Standard and Poor's and Fitch?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Honduras520x300.jpg

U.S. military takes on Honduras

The drug "war" is used to justify U.S. military intervention in Honduras, now a way station for drugs moving from South America to U.S. consumers.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-hondurasmourns520x307.jpg

Honduran resistance group forms political party

Honduras' National Front for Popular Resistance gathered in Tegucigalpa, Feb. 11-12, to launch a political party. The name, Liberation and Re-foundation Party (Libre), is timely: Honduras is mired in catastrophe.

New Honduran political party weighs in against chaos and crime

Killings and crime make present day Honduras look like the former U.S. "wild west." Yet the "sheriffs" - read police and armed forces - are in cahoots with the bad guys.

1 2 3 4 6