Daily Archives: January 1, 2020

2020-01-01: News Headlines

Staff (2020-01-01). In 2020, Let's Recognize Immigration as a Reproductive Justice Issue. truthout.org Nearly one year ago, in February 2019, a 24-year-old Honduran woman in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody went into premature labor while 27 weeks pregnant. The federal immigration agency failed to transport the woman to a hospital in a timely manner, and she gave birth to a stillborn at the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas. Days after the news of this tragic story broke, I spoke to Nancy Cárdenas Peña…

UUSF Sunday Forum (2020-01-01). The US Needs A Marshall Plan For Central America. indybay.org U U Center 1187 Franklin/Geary Streets…

RT (2020-01-01). New Year's fire at German zoo kills ALL animals inside monkey sanctuary (VIDEO). rt.com A fire reportedly caused by New Year's Eve fireworks burnt down the monkey house at a zoo in Germany, killing all of the chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas inside. More than 30 animals died in the horrific blaze. | Krefeld Zoo announced that it had suffered an "unfathomable tragedy" on New Year's Eve, after its monkey sanctuary "burned down to the foundation." Fruit bats and birds were also killed in the accident, according to media reports. | The zoo confirmed that there were no survivors in the ape house, but said the nearby exhibit — which houses a gorilla and his family — escaped unscathed.

Laura Carlsen (2019-12-31). As Honduras Collapses, Its People are Forced to Flee. counterpunch.org Honduras is collapsing. The thousands of migrants who flee every day are direct testimony to a political, economic and social crisis that the world ignores and the U. S. government seems bent on perpetuating. Instead of examining the crisis behind the exodus, the Trump administration has set an intercontinental human trapline that captures thousands of the world's poorest and most persecuted men, women and children, and then converts their suffering into campaign fodder. More

Belén Fernández (2019-12-31). How the US Made the So-Called 'Safe Third Countries' Unsafe. commondreams.org While the US arms industry is presumably feeling pretty secure right about now, it is safe to say many people in "safe third countries" are not. (Photo: Edgard Garrido/Reuters) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/clashes-honduras.jpg

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In 2020, Let's Recognize Immigration as a Reproductive Justice Issue
Staff | truthout.org | 2020-01-01
Nearly one year ago, in February 2019, a 24-year-old Honduran woman in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody went into premature labor while 27 weeks pregnant. The federal immigration agency failed to transport the woman to a hospital in a timely manner, and she gave birth to a stillborn at the Port Isabel Detention Center in Texas. Days after the news of this tragic story broke, I spoke to Nancy Cárdenas Peña…
truthout.org/articles/in-2020-lets-recognize-immigration-as-a-reproductive-justice-issue/

New Year's fire at German zoo kills ALL animals inside monkey sanctuary (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-01
A fire reportedly caused by New Year's Eve fireworks burnt down the monkey house at a zoo in Germany, killing all of the chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas inside. More than 30 animals died in the horrific blaze. | Krefeld Zoo announced that it had suffered an "unfathomable tragedy" on New Year's Eve, after its monkey sanctuary "burned down to the foundation." Fruit bats and birds were also killed in the accident, according to media reports. | The zoo confirmed that there were no survivors in the ape house, but said the nearby exhibit — which houses a gorilla and his family — escaped unscathed.
rt.com/news/477269-monkeys-killed-fire-zoo-germany/

The US Needs A Marshall Plan For Central America
UUSF Sunday Forum | indybay.org | 2020-01-01
U U Center 1187 Franklin/Geary Streets…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/12/31/18829371.php

The US Needs A Marshall Plan For Central America
UUSF Sunday Forum | indybay.org | 2020-01-01
U U Center 1187 Franklin/Geary Streets…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/12/31/18829371.php

As Honduras Collapses, Its People are Forced to Flee
Laura Carlsen | counterpunch.org | 2019-12-31
Honduras is collapsing. The thousands of migrants who flee every day are direct testimony to a political, economic and social crisis that the world ignores and the U. S. government seems bent on perpetuating. Instead of examining the crisis behind the exodus, the Trump administration has set an intercontinental human trapline that captures thousands of the world's poorest and most persecuted men, women and children, and then converts their suffering into campaign fodder.
counterpunch.org/2019/12/31/as-honduras-collapses-its-people-are-forced-to-flee/

How the US Made the So-Called 'Safe Third Countries' Unsafe
Belén Fernández | commondreams.org | 2019-12-31
While the US arms industry is presumably feeling pretty secure right about now, it is safe to say many people in "safe third countries" are not. (Photo: Edgard Garrido/Reuters) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/clashes-honduras.jpg
commondreams.org/views/2019/12/31/how-us-made-so-called-safe-third-countries-unsafe?cd-origin=rss

As Honduras Collapses, Its People are Forced to Flee
Laura Carlsen | zcomm.org | 2019-12-31
What really motivates so many people to leave, when their chances of making it to relatives and new lives in the United States are so low? When the cost of the journey–in all senses–is so high?>…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/as-honduras-collapses-its-people-are-forced-to-flee/