Daily Archives: July 30, 2019

2019-07-30: News Headlines

Al Neal (2019-07-30). "It's nothing but intimidation tactics": On the border in El Paso, Texas. peoplesworld.org "I come from Honduras, I left on April 22nd, I brought my daughter with me, because in Honduras they killed my brother, they had already killed my dad, there is no safety, two years later they killed my cousin just because. My daughter was studying and already those of the organized crime had told us …

teleSUR (2019-07-30). Greece: Students Protest to Keep Universities Police Free. telesurenglish.net Greek students are protesting against a proposal to scrap academic sanctuary, a law that was designed to protect protesting students and freedom of ideas but which the new government says is used as a cover for lawlessness. | RELATED: | Greece: Refugees, Activists on Alert Amid New Migration Acts | A couple of thousand students marched through Athens against repealing asylum last week. "I personally believe the free movement of ideas means that no institution of the state can inter…

Emile Schepers (2019-07-29). U.S. and Guatemala reach refugee deal but all Hell breaks loose. peoplesworld.org On Friday, July 26, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. and Guatemala had signed a "third safe country agreement," meaning that people fleeing El Salvador and Honduras with the intention of seeking asylum in the United States would have to stay in Guatemala and ask for asylum from there. The details of the deal …

Max Blumenthal (2019-07-28). How Joe Biden's privatization plans helped doom Latin America and fuel the migration crisis. thegrayzone.com On the campaign trail, Joe Biden has boasted of his role in transforming Colombia and Central America through ambitious economic…

Eds. (2019-07-27). "The U.S. got scared" voices of the resistance in post-coup Honduras. mronline.org Members of the resistance in Honduras tell MintPress how a US-backed coup — and the Neoliberalism it brought with it — have impacted their country. | Source

Staff (2019-07-26). Judge Halts Trump's Asylum Ban That Represents a "Relentless Attack on the Very Idea of Asylum" democracynow.org A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked President Trump's plan to bar nearly all migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar of California ordered Trump to continue accepting asylum claims, issuing a preliminary injunction against a rule that would block anyone who passes through a third country before arriving in the U.S. from applying for asylum. The rule would effectively stop people from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala from seeking refuge in the United States. The preliminary injunction came just hours after a federal judge in Washington…

Alexander Rubinstein (2019-07-19). "The US Got Scared" Voices of the Resistance in Post-Coup Honduras. mintpressnews.com Members of the resistance in Honduras tell MintPress how a US-backed coup – and the Neoliberalism it brought with it – have impacted their country.

2019-07-30: Social Media Postees

"It's nothing but intimidation tactics": On the border in El Paso, Texas
Al Neal | peoplesworld.org | 2019-07-30
"I come from Honduras, I left on April 22nd, I brought my daughter with me, because in Honduras they killed my brother, they had already killed my dad, there is no safety, two years later they killed my cousin just because. My daughter was studying and already those of the organized crime had told us …
peoplesworld.org/article/its-nothing-but-intimidation-tactics-on-the-border-in-el-paso-texas/

Greece: Students Protest to Keep Universities Police Free
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-30
Greek students are protesting against a proposal to scrap academic sanctuary, a law that was designed to protect protesting students and freedom of ideas but which the new government says is used as a cover for lawlessness. | RELATED: | Greece: Refugees, Activists on Alert Amid New Migration Acts | A couple of thousand students marched through Athens against repealing asylum last week. "I personally believe the free movement of ideas means that no institution of the state can inter…
telesurenglish.net/news/greece-university-students-protest-no-police-academic-asylum-20190730-0014.html

Greece: Students Protest to Keep Universities Police Free
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-30
Greek students are protesting against a proposal to scrap academic sanctuary, a law that was designed to protect protesting students and freedom of ideas but which the new government says is used as a cover for lawlessness. | RELATED: | Greece: Refugees, Activists on Alert Amid New Migration Acts | A couple of thousand students marched through Athens against repealing asylum last week. "I personally believe the free movement of ideas means that no institution of the state can inter…
telesurenglish.net/news/greece-university-students-protest-no-police-academic-asylum-20190730-0014.html

U.S. and Guatemala reach refugee deal but all Hell breaks loose
Emile Schepers | peoplesworld.org | 2019-07-29
On Friday, July 26, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. and Guatemala had signed a "third safe country agreement," meaning that people fleeing El Salvador and Honduras with the intention of seeking asylum in the United States would have to stay in Guatemala and ask for asylum from there. The details of the deal …
peoplesworld.org/article/u-s-and-guatemala-reach-refugee-deal-but-all-hell-breaks-loose/

How Joe Biden's privatization plans helped doom Latin America and fuel the migration crisis
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-07-28
On the campaign trail, Joe Biden has boasted of his role in transforming Colombia and Central America through ambitious economic…
thegrayzone.com/2019/07/28/biden-privatization-plan-colombia-honduras-migration/

"The U.S. got scared" voices of the resistance in post-coup Honduras
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-07-27
Members of the resistance in Honduras tell MintPress how a US-backed coup — and the Neoliberalism it brought with it — have impacted their country. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/07/27/the-u-s-got-scared-voices-of-the-resistance-in-post-coup-honduras/

Judge Halts Trump's Asylum Ban That Represents a "Relentless Attack on the Very Idea of Asylum"
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-26
A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked President Trump's plan to bar nearly all migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar of California ordered Trump to continue accepting asylum claims, issuing a preliminary injunction against a rule that would block anyone who passes through a third country before arriving in the U.S. from applying for asylum. The rule would effectively stop people from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala from seeking refuge in the United States. The preliminary injunction came just hours after a federal judge in Washington…
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/26/federal_judge_blocks_trump_asylum_ban

"The US Got Scared" Voices of the Resistance in Post-Coup Honduras
Alexander Rubinstein | mintpressnews.com | 2019-07-19
Members of the resistance in Honduras tell MintPress how a US-backed coup – and the Neoliberalism it brought with it – have impacted their country.
mintpressnews.com/the-us-got-scared-voices-of-the-resistance-in-post-coup-honduras/260676/

"The US Got Scared" Voices of the Resistance in Post-Coup Honduras
Alexander Rubinstein | mintpressnews.com | 2019-07-19
Members of the resistance in Honduras tell MintPress how a US-backed coup – and the Neoliberalism it brought with it – have impacted their country.
mintpressnews.com/the-us-got-scared-voices-of-the-resistance-in-post-coup-honduras/260676/