2019-07-05: Social Media Postees

Two Honduran Vessels Wreck at Sea, 27 People Killed
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-05
The Government of Honduras reported Thursday that it will investigate the death of 27 people in a wreck of two vessels which happened in the Caribbean on Wednesday. | RELATED: | Honduras Announces State Emergency Over Dengue Outbreak | The Permanent Contingency Commission (Copeco) director Lisandro Rosales will be in charge of monitoring the investigation of the wreck of the Captain Waly vessel, which occurred near Cayo Gorda, at the Gracias a Dios department. | This boat was carrying 91 peopl…

Watch Hondurans describe nightmare of life under US-backed 'dictatorship'
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-07-05
In downtown Tegucigalpa, average Hondurans told The Grayzone's Max Blumenthal that the US-backed Juan Orlando Hernández government is a "dictatorship"…

Honduran Police Repress Protesting Teachers with Teargas
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-04
Teachers and students are renewing round of protests across the country in favor of public healthcare and education services on Thursday and Friday amid police violence and repression, reported local media. | RELATED: | Honduras: Students Occupy University Campuses to Support Strike | The Platform for the Defense of Health and Education, which convoked the demonstrations, said the government had intensified the repression and harassment against the teachers who went back to work, especially…

Trump proposes dumping migrants into Guatemala, a supposedly "safe third country"
Emile Schepers | peoplesworld.org | 2019-07-03
The horrific image of a drowned father and his little daughter in the Rio Grande on the U.S.-Mexico border has intensified efforts in and out of Congress to deal with the situation of refugees and migrants trying to reach the United States from the Northern Triangle of Central America–Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador–and points beyond. …

'The coup turned Honduras into hell': Interview with President Manuel Zelaya on 10th anniversary of overthrow by US
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2019-07-01
The Grayzone's Anya Parampil sat down for an exclusive interview with Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, on the 10th anniversary of…

Do I look like a Tall Gray from Honduras?
Todd Smith | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-06-30
The year was 1947, a decisive turning point in our National Security State's history. The Hot War was over: Nazis shot down, Japanese bombed out. Democracy had been saved, but there was a problem: a massive War Machine still smoking, smoldering like a Lucky Strike left over in the ashtray of our World War effort. …

The Other Americans: Hondurans Look Back at the Political Coup that Undermined Their Democracy
Jeff Abbott | progressive.org | 2019-06-28
"I want my daughter to have a better life, I want her to walk."