Daily Archives: October 24, 2019

2019-10-24: News Headlines

Emile Schepers (2019-10-24). With conviction of president's brother, protest in Honduras reaches boiling point. peoplesworld.org Since the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández of the right-wing National Party in 2017, mass protests have been ongoing in the streets of Honduran cities. That election was considered fraudulent by many, but now a court decision in the United States has added to the anger against Hernández, a close ally of the …

Ben Norton (2019-10-24). Honduras is ruled by a US-backed drug cartel — and the country's opposition just united to oust it. thegrayzone.com "The process of uniting the opposition has begun, to oust the DRUG TRAFFICKERS, who rule us with the dictatorship of…

Staff (2019-10-24). Headlines for October 24, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Lifts Sanctions on Turkey, Citing Ceasefire Agreement, Republican Lawmakers Disrupt Closed-Door Impeachment Hearing, Trump's Lawyer Argues the President Can't Be Prosecuted for Murder, Death Toll in Chile Protests Rises to 18 as Human Rights Groups Allege Torture, Spain Removes Remains of Francisco Franco from National Mausoleum, Julian Assange Appears Frail and Confused in London Court Hearing, 39 Bodies Found in Tractor-Trailer in Southeast England, Honduran Woman's Lawsuit Claims Years of Sexual Assault by ICE Agent, Immigrant Worker Injured in New Orleans Hotel Collapse Arrested by ICE, California Utili…

Fight Back (2019-10-22). Chicago teachers strike continues. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – The joint strike by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and SEIU Local 73 continued October 18 and through the weekend as the office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot continued to refuse to meet the strikers' demands. | The teachers and school workers are on strike for "the schools our students deserve": smaller class sizes, genuine sanctuary schools, and a nurse and librarian in every school. Among their demands are political demands, or what the CTU calls "bargaining for the common good." These include the demand for affordable housing for working-class Chicagoans, something that the mayor refuses to put…

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Honduras is ruled by a US-backed drug cartel — and the country's opposition just united to oust it
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-24
"The process of uniting the opposition has begun, to oust the DRUG TRAFFICKERS, who rule us with the dictatorship of…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/24/honduras-us-backed-drug-trafficking-dictatorship-opposition-united/

With conviction of president's brother, protest in Honduras reaches boiling point
Emile Schepers | peoplesworld.org | 2019-10-24
Since the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández of the right-wing National Party in 2017, mass protests have been ongoing in the streets of Honduran cities. That election was considered fraudulent by many, but now a court decision in the United States has added to the anger against Hernández, a close ally of the …
peoplesworld.org/article/with-conviction-of-presidents-brother-protest-in-honduras-reaches-boiling-point/

Chicago teachers strike continues
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-10-22
Chicago, IL – The joint strike by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and SEIU Local 73 continued October 18 and through the weekend as the office of Mayor Lori Lightfoot continued to refuse to meet the strikers' demands. | The teachers and school workers are on strike for "the schools our students deserve": smaller class sizes, genuine sanctuary schools, and a nurse and librarian in every school. Among their demands are political demands, or what the CTU calls "bargaining for the common good." These include the demand for affordable housing for working-class Chicagoans, something that the mayor refuses to put…
fightbacknews.org/2019/10/21/chicago-teachers-strike-continues