Monthly Archives: January 2019

2019-01-31: News Headlines

aljazeera (2019-01-31). ICE is force-feeding hunger-striking immigrants in the US: Report. aljazeera.com US immigration officials are reportedly force-feeding migrants through plastic tubes, causing nose bleeds, vomiting.

STAFF (2019-01-31). ICE Is Force-Feeding Detainees on Hunger Strike. truthdig.com Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing Center have been refusing food, some for more than 30 days. Detainees who reached the AP, along with a relative and an attorney representing hunger strikers, said nearly 30 detainees from India and Cuba have been refusing to eat, and some are now so weak they cannot stand up or talk. | Another four detainees are on hunger…

teleSUR (2019-01-31). US Sends Central American Asylum-Seekers Back to Mexico. telesurenglish.net About one dozen Central American asylum-seekers were sent back to Mexico on Jan. 30 as part of United States President Donald Trump's Administration new hardened immigration policy. | RELATED: | US: Central American Asylum-Seekers to be Returned to Tijuana | Now, the returned Central American migrants will have to wait in the Mexican border city of Tijuan…

Shared by Merula Furtado (2019-01-31). Hondurans Protest US-Backed Government as Thousands Flee. truthout.org Carlos Castellanos was half a mile from the border, sitting on a park bench just a few blocks away from the Guatemalan end of the bridge over the Suchiate River into Mexico. Castellanos is one of the more than 11,000 Hondurans to make the collective northbound trek in the second half of January, and he does not expect the exodus to stop. | "Two years from now, Honduras is going to be left without people," he told Truthout, watching fellow Central American migrants and refugees trickle into town. | Castellanos is a welder by trade, but jobs were scarce in Honduras. To support his wife and two teenage children,…

Know History (2019-01-31). Trump's, Pompeo's, Bolton's, The CIA's and Pentagon's Heinous Violence Toward Venezuela. indybay.org Trump continues the illegal violence directed by the CIA and White House against Venezuela as the CIA has violated Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Chile, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua etc since 1947, as our government has violated S and Central America since they achieved independence from Spain.

Democracy Now! (2019-01-30). Headlines for January 30, 2019. democracynow.org U.S. Hands Over Assets to Guaidó as Venezuela Restricts His Travel, Intelligence Community Contradicts Trump on Iran, N. Korea, ISIS, Trump Immigration Rule Forces 1st Asylum Seeker Out of U.S., Back into Mexico, Pentagon to Send "Several Thousand" More Troops to U.S.-Mexico Border, Honduras: Rights Groups Slam Guilty Verdict for Opposition Critic María Luisa Borjas, Brazil: 5 Arrested in Dam Collapse That Killed 65, Devastating Environment, Mexico: Tens of Thousands Strike as 27 Factories Reach Deals for Pay Raises, U.K. Lawmakers Order PM Theresa May to Reopen Brexit Negotiations, Cameroon: Security Forces Arre…

Ryan Devereaux (2019-01-28). ICE Courthouse Arrests in New York Increased 1,700 Percent Under Trump. theintercept.com More than two years after Donald Trump's inauguration ushered in sweeping changes to the nation's immigration enforcement system, accounts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arresting undocumented immigrants in and around New York courts have increased by 1,700 percent, according to a new report. | The expanded courthouse operations have been coupled with increased reports of New York-based immigration agents using physical force to take undocumented immigrants into custody, the Immigrant Defense Project said…

splcenter (2019-01-22). SPLC sues Trump administration for violating due process rights of immigrant children and their sponsors. splcenter.org J.E.C.M., a 14-year-old boy, fled from Honduras with a friend to escape persecution, including threats to his life.

Danica Jorden (2019-01-19). A New Caravan Heads North for the American Dream. zcomm.org They're gathering in the early morning hours of Friday, October 12, 2018 outside the city. At least 100: nursing mothers and motherless teens, a man on crutches and another pushed by his brother in a wheelchair…

2019-01-31: Social Media Postees

ICE Is Force-Feeding Detainees on Hunger Strike
STAFF | truthdig.com | 2019-01-31
Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. | U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing Center have been refusing food, some for more than 30 days. Detainees who reached the AP, along with a relative and an attorney representing hunger strikers, said nearly 30 detainees from India and Cuba have been refusing to eat, and some are now so weak they cannot stand up or talk. | Another four detainees are on hunger…
truthdig.com/articles/ice-force-feeding-…

ICE is force-feeding hunger-striking immigrants in the US: Report
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-31
US immigration officials are reportedly force-feeding migrants through plastic tubes, causing nose bleeds, vomiting.
aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/ice-force-fee…

US Sends Central American Asylum-Seekers Back to Mexico
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-31
About one dozen Central American asylum-seekers were sent back to Mexico on Jan. 30 as part of United States President Donald Trump's Administration new hardened immigration policy. | RELATED: | US: Central American Asylum-Seekers to be Returned to Tijuana | Now, the returned Central American migrants will have to wait in the Mexican border city of Tijuan…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Sends-Central…

Trump's, Pompeo's, Bolton's, The CIA's and Pentagon's Heinous Violence Toward Venezuela
Know History | indybay.org | 2019-01-31
Trump continues the illegal violence directed by the CIA and White House against Venezuela as the CIA has violated Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Chile, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua etc since 1947, as our government has violated S and Central America since they achieved independence from Spain.
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/01/30/1882089…

Hondurans Protest US-Backed Government as Thousands Flee
Shared by Merula Furtado | truthout.org | 2019-01-31
Carlos Castellanos was half a mile from the border, sitting on a park bench just a few blocks away from the Guatemalan end of the bridge over the Suchiate River into Mexico. Castellanos is one of the more than 11,000 Hondurans to make the collective northbound trek in the second half of January, and he does not expect the exodus to stop. | "Two years from now, Honduras is going to be left without people," he told Truthout, watching fellow Central American migrants and refugees trickle into town. | Castellanos is a welder by trade, but jobs were scarce in Honduras. To support his wife and two teenage children,…
truthout.org/articles/hondurans-protest-…

ICE Courthouse Arrests in New York Increased 1,700 Percent Under Trump
Ryan Devereaux | theintercept.com | 2019-01-28
More than two years after Donald Trump's inauguration ushered in sweeping changes to the nation's immigration enforcement system, accounts of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arresting undocumented immigrants in and around New York courts have increased by 1,700 percent, according to a new report. | The expanded courthouse operations have been coupled with increased reports of New York-based immigration agents using physical force to take undocumented immigrants into custody, the Immigrant Defense Project said…
theintercept.com/2019/01/28/ice-courthou…

SPLC sues Trump administration for violating due process rights of immigrant children and their sponsors
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2019-01-22
J.E.C.M., a 14-year-old boy, fled from Honduras with a friend to escape persecution, including threats to his life.
splcenter.org/news/2019/01/22/splc-sues-…

A New Caravan Heads North for the American Dream
Danica Jorden | zcomm.org | 2019-01-19
They're gathering in the early morning hours of Friday, October 12, 2018 outside the city. At least 100: nursing mothers and motherless teens, a man on crutches and another pushed by his brother in a wheelchair…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/a-new-caravan-heads-…