Monthly Archives: January 2020

2020-01-31: News Headlines

Staff (2020-01-31). 'Women to One Side, Men to the Other'. truthdig.com ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive Mirza had a sense of foreboding soon after she crossed into the U.S. with her two children and their father, David. A Border Patrol agent ordered the family from Honduras and the rest of their group to divide into two lines: "Women to one side, men to the other." | Mirza held 19-month-old Lia and joined the women's line. David took their 6-year-old son Sebastian and lined up with the men. An agent told them not to worry,…

teleSUR (2020-01-30). Honduran Nurses Continue Strike Against Threat of Layoffs. telesurenglish.net The members of the Association of Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses in Honduras (Aneeah) continue this Wednesday a national strike for the third consecutive day, due to the threat of dismissal and the refusal of the Government to the possibility of a salary increase | RELATED: | The nurses' union called for restoring an environment reconciliation, welcomed during the previous dialogue, without reaching confrontations or w…

Staff (2020-01-30). Mexico's "Progressive President" Sends National Guard to Teargas Immigrants. truthout.org More than a year after the last migrant caravan left Central America, thousands of Central Americans gathered again in Honduras and started their journey to the United States on Jan 15. Back in

Ashoka Mukpo (2020-01-28). Asylum-Seekers Are Being Abandoned in Guatemala in a New Policy Officials Call a "Total Disaster" aclu.org In late November, U.S. immigration authorities began | deporting some Central American asylum-seekers to Guatemala under a new | policy that makes it nearly impossible for them to seek asylum in the U.S. | But Guatemalan human rights workers say that their country's | asylum system isn't capable of handling even the relatively small numbers that | have been sent there so far, and that asylum seekers' precarious status in the | country has already pushed many to leave. | "They're preferring to move on…

2020-01-31: Social Media Postees

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'Women to One Side, Men to the Other'
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-01-31
ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published. | Mirza had a sense of foreboding soon after she crossed into the U.S. with her two children and their father, David. A Border Patrol agent ordered the family from Honduras and the rest of their group to divide into two lines: "Women to one side, men to the other." | Mirza held 19-month-old Lia and joined the women's line. David took their 6-year-old son Sebastian and lined up with the men. An agent told them not to worry,…
truthdig.com/articles/women-to-one-side-men-to-the-other/

Mexico's "Progressive President" Sends National Guard to Teargas Immigrants
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-30
More than a year after the last migrant caravan left Central America, thousands of Central Americans gathered again in Honduras and started their journey to the United States on Jan 15. Back in late 2018, 4,000 migrants made a perilous journey from San Pedro Sula, Honduras' second-largest city, to the U.S. border at Tijuana. Desperate to leave behind a life of extreme violence and poverty, thousands of Cent…
truthout.org/articles/mexicos-progressive-president-sends-national-guard-to-teargas-immigrants/

Honduran Nurses Continue Strike Against Threat of Layoffs
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-30
The members of the Association of Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses in Honduras (Aneeah) continue this Wednesday a national strike for the third consecutive day, due to the threat of dismissal and the refusal of the Government to the possibility of a salary increase | RELATED: | Brazil Petrobras Workers Call Indefinite Strike From Saturday | The nurses' union called for restoring an environment reconciliation, welcomed during the previous dialogue, without reaching confrontations or w…
telesurenglish.net/news/honduran-nurses-continue-strike-against-threat-of-layoffs-20200129-0026.html

AMLO: Killing of Mexican Butterfly Conservationist 'Regrettable'
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-30
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador today described the assassination of the administrator of the Monarcas butterfly sanctuary, Homero Gomez Gonzalez, as regrettable and painful. | RELATED: | Mexico's President Assures Continuation of Social Programs | …
telesurenglish.net/news/AMLO-Killing-of-Mexican-Butterfly-Conservationist-Regrettable-20200130-0018.html

Asylum-Seekers Are Being Abandoned in Guatemala in a New Policy Officials Call a "Total Disaster"
Ashoka Mukpo | aclu.org | 2020-01-28
In late November, U.S. immigration authorities began | deporting some Central American asylum-seekers to Guatemala under a new | policy that makes it nearly impossible for them to seek asylum in the U.S. | But Guatemalan human rights workers say that their country's | asylum system isn't capable of handling even the relatively small numbers that | have been sent there so far, and that asylum seekers' precarious status in the | country has already pushed many to leave. | "They're preferring to move on…
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2020-01-30: News Headlines

Staff (2020-01-30). Mexico's "Progressive President" Sends National Guard to Teargas Immigrants. truthout.org More than a year after the last migrant caravan left Central America, thousands of Central Americans gathered again in Honduras and started their journey to the United States on Jan 15. Back in

teleSUR (2020-01-30). Honduran Nurses Continue Strike Against Threat of Layoffs. telesurenglish.net The members of the Association of Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses in Honduras (Aneeah) continue this Wednesday a national strike for the third consecutive day, due to the threat of dismissal and the refusal of the Government to the possibility of a salary increase | RELATED: | The nurses' union called for restoring an environment reconciliation, welcomed during the previous dialogue, without reaching confrontations or w…

Ashoka Mukpo (2020-01-28). Asylum-Seekers Are Being Abandoned in Guatemala in a New Policy Officials Call a "Total Disaster" aclu.org In late November, U.S. immigration authorities began | deporting some Central American asylum-seekers to Guatemala under a new | policy that makes it nearly impossible for them to seek asylum in the U.S. | But Guatemalan human rights workers say that their country's | asylum system isn't capable of handling even the relatively small numbers that | have been sent there so far, and that asylum seekers' precarious status in the | country has already pushed many to leave. | "They're preferring to move on…

2020-01-30: Social Media Postees

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Mexico's "Progressive President" Sends National Guard to Teargas Immigrants
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-30
More than a year after the last migrant caravan left Central America, thousands of Central Americans gathered again in Honduras and started their journey to the United States on Jan 15. Back in late 2018, 4,000 migrants made a perilous journey from San Pedro Sula, Honduras' second-largest city, to the U.S. border at Tijuana. Desperate to leave behind a life of extreme violence and poverty, thousands of Cent…
truthout.org/articles/mexicos-progressive-president-sends-national-guard-to-teargas-immigrants/

The Power of Mothers
Laura Carlsen | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-30
Who are we? Central American mothers! Who are we looking for? Our children! Why do we look for them? Because we love them! What do we want? JUSTICE! They hold hands and form a circle in the small church in Marín, Nuevo León. The Caravan of Central American Mothers of Missing Migrants has come to…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/30/the-power-of-mothers/

Honduran Nurses Continue Strike Against Threat of Layoffs
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-30
The members of the Association of Nurses and Auxiliary Nurses in Honduras (Aneeah) continue this Wednesday a national strike for the third consecutive day, due to the threat of dismissal and the refusal of the Government to the possibility of a salary increase | RELATED: | Brazil Petrobras Workers Call Indefinite Strike From Saturday | The nurses' union called for restoring an environment reconciliation, welcomed during the previous dialogue, without reaching confrontations or w…
telesurenglish.net/news/honduran-nurses-continue-strike-against-threat-of-layoffs-20200129-0026.html

Outpouring of Grief After Missing Mexican Monarch Butterfly Defender Homero Gómez González Found Dead
Jessica Corbett, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2020-01-30
Mexican conservationist Homero Gómez González was found dead Wednesday, about two weeks after he was reported missing, provoking a wave sorrow from allies and advocates worldwide as they honored his work running a butterfly sanctuary in the state of Michoacán. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gomez2.jpg
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Mexico: Activist Protector of Monarch Butterflies Found Dead
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-29
Environmental activist Homero Gomez, who fought to protect the famed monarch butterfly, has been found dead in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, a local authority said Wednesday, two weeks after he disappeared. | RELATED: | Honduras: 7 Sentenced in Murder Case of Environmental Activist | The activist's body was located inside a well in a vacant lot 800 meters from the place where he was last seen in the community called El Soldado but due to the conditions of the corpse, D…
telesurenglish.net/news/mexico-found-dead-activist-protector-of-monarch-butterfly–20200129-0025.html

Asylum-Seekers Are Being Abandoned in Guatemala in a New Policy Officials Call a "Total Disaster"
Ashoka Mukpo | aclu.org | 2020-01-28
In late November, U.S. immigration authorities began | deporting some Central American asylum-seekers to Guatemala under a new | policy that makes it nearly impossible for them to seek asylum in the U.S. | But Guatemalan human rights workers say that their country's | asylum system isn't capable of handling even the relatively small numbers that | have been sent there so far, and that asylum seekers' precarious status in the | country has already pushed many to leave. | "They're preferring to move on…
aclu.org/news/human-rights/asylum-seekers-are-being-abandoned-in-guatemala-in-a-new-policy-officials-call-a-total-disaster

2020-01-29: News Headlines

Ashoka Mukpo (2020-01-28). Asylum-Seekers Are Being Abandoned in Guatemala in a New Policy Officials Call a "Total Disaster" aclu.org In late November, U.S. immigration authorities began | deporting some Central American asylum-seekers to Guatemala under a new | policy that makes it nearly impossible for them to seek asylum in the U.S. | But Guatemalan human rights workers say that their country's | asylum system isn't capable of handling even the relatively small numbers that | have been sent there so far, and that asylum seekers' precarious status in the | country has already pushed many to leave. | "They're preferring to move on…

WSWS (2020-01-28). Mexican President López Obrador breaks up migrant caravan. wsws.org While claiming to "protect" migrants, López Obrador is protecting the political and financial ties of the Mexican oligarchy to US imperialism.

Frontline (2020-01-28). Video: Guns, Drugs and the CIA. globalresearch.ca Two of the most persistent offensives of the Reagan presidency have been the war against communism in Central America and the war on drugs here at home. | But investigations of America's secret war in Nicaragua have revealed mounting evidence …