Daily Archives: January 21, 2020

2020-01-21: News Headlines

teleSUR (2020-01-20). Honduras Officially Designates Hezbollah a Terrorist Entity. telesurenglish.net The Honduran government has formally declared Lebanon's Hezbollah organization a "terrorist organization", as they attempt to mirror the U.S. government's foreign policy. | RELATED: | "We declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization and will include it in the registry of persons and institutions linked to acts of terrorism and its financing," said Luis Suazo, Honduras' deputy security minister. | Hezbollah, which…

teleSUR (2020-01-20). Mexico Guarantees Entry Conditions For The Migrant Caravan. telesurenglish.net The INM explained…

teleSUR (2020-01-19). Migrant Caravan Gathers on Guatemala Border To Enter Mexico. telesurenglish.net Thousands of Central Americans gathered Sunday at the border between Guatemala and Mexico, with the aim of crossing into Mexican territory on Monday. | RELATED: | The migrants gathered at the Tecun Uman camp in Guatemala have decided to regroup after small groups managed to cross the border into Ciudad Hidalgo in Mexico on Saturday. | According to Guatemala's National Institute of Migration, it is estimated that 821 Hondur…

Staff (2020-01-17). 4 Years Seeking Justice: Daughter of Slain Indigenous Environmental Leader Berta Cáceres Speaks Out. democracynow.org In Honduras, a new report by the Violence Observatory at the Honduran National Autonomous University says that at least 15 women have been murdered in the first 14 days of this year. Violence against women, LGBTQ people, indigenous leaders and environmental activists has skyrocketed in Honduras under the U.S.-backed government of President Juan Orlando Hernández. The report comes nearly four years after the Honduran indigenous environmental activist Berta Cáceres was shot dead inside her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, by hired hitmen. Last month in the capital of Tegucigalpa, seven men were sentenced to up to 50…

Staff (2020-01-15). In First All-White Democratic Debate, CNN Didn't Ask a Single Question About Immigration. democracynow.org As the federal government plans to divert an additional $7.2 billion from the military budget for the construction of President Trump's promised border wall, and tens of thousands of asylum seekers from Central America, the Caribbean and other regions are stranded throughout the U.S.-Mexico border, CNN moderators failed to question Democratic presidential candidates on border and immigration issues. We speak to Julio Ricardo Varela, co-host of the Latinx political podcast "In the Thick" and founder of Latino Rebels. "Anyone who thinks that a wall is going to protect us, the statistics aren't there. … But that i…

Staff (2020-01-15). Headlines for January 15, 2020. democracynow.org House to Vote to Send Impeachment Articles to Senate, WaPo: Threatening Text Messages Show Yovanovitch Was Under Surveillance, War Powers Resolution Limiting Trump on Iran Could Pass Senate | , Six Democratic Candidates Took Stage in Des Moines, Iowa, 5,000 Puerto Ricans Still Homeless After 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake, HRW Blasts China for Human Rights Violations Against Uyghurs & Protesters | , 15 Women Murdered in Honduras in First 2 Weeks of This Year, American Citizen Moustafa Kassem Dies in Egyptian Prison After Hunger Strike, Seattle Bans Foreign-Influenced Companies from Political Spending, "Jeopardy!" Apolo…

Staff (2020-01-14). Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families. therealnews.com A caravan of Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans, heads north towards Mexico looking for lost and disappeared loved ones.

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Mexico Guarantees Entry Conditions For The Migrant Caravan
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-20
The National Institute of Migration of Mexico (INM), announced this Monday that authorities will guarantee the entrance of Central American migrants to their country, obeying Mexican laws regarding the treatment of migrants. | RELATED: | Migrant Caravan Gathers on Guatemala Border To Enter Mexico | The INM explained…
telesurenglish.net/news/mexico-guarantees-conditions-of-entry-for-the-migrant-caravan-20200120-0010.html

Honduras Officially Designates Hezbollah a Terrorist Entity
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-20
The Honduran government has formally declared Lebanon's Hezbollah organization a "terrorist organization", as they attempt to mirror the U.S. government's foreign policy. | RELATED: | Honduran Migrant Caravan Repressed On Guatemala Border Crossing | "We declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization and will include it in the registry of persons and institutions linked to acts of terrorism and its financing," said Luis Suazo, Honduras' deputy security minister. | Hezbollah, which…
telesurenglish.net/news/Honduras-Officially-Designates-Hezbollah-a-Terrorist-Entity–20200120-0003.html

Migrant Caravan Gathers on Guatemala Border To Enter Mexico
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-19
Thousands of Central Americans gathered Sunday at the border between Guatemala and Mexico, with the aim of crossing into Mexican territory on Monday. | RELATED: | Mexico's President Assures Continuation of Social Programs | The migrants gathered at the Tecun Uman camp in Guatemala have decided to regroup after small groups managed to cross the border into Ciudad Hidalgo in Mexico on Saturday. | According to Guatemala's National Institute of Migration, it is estimated that 821 Hondur…
telesurenglish.net/news/migrant-caravan-gathers-on-guatemala-border-to-enter-mexico-20200119-0015.html

Mexico's President Assures Continuation of Social Programs
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-19
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday that his administration will continue to guarantee social programs that seek to improve the lives of all Mexicans. | RELATED: | Mexico Halts Migrant Caravan by Closing Border With Guatemala | During the inauguration of a new concrete road in the Mixe region in the state of Oaxaca, AMLO assure…
telesurenglish.net/news/amlo-assures-the-continuation-of-mexican-social-programs-20200119-0013.html

4 Years Seeking Justice: Daughter of Slain Indigenous Environmental Leader Berta Cáceres Speaks Out
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-17
In Honduras, a new report by the Violence Observatory at the Honduran National Autonomous University says that at least 15 women have been murdered in the first 14 days of this year. Violence against women, LGBTQ people, indigenous leaders and environmental activists has skyrocketed in Honduras under the U.S.-backed government of President Juan Orlando Hernández. The report comes nearly four years after the Honduran indigenous environmental activist Berta Cáceres was shot dead inside her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, by hired hitmen. Last month in the capital of Tegucigalpa, seven men were sentenced to up to 50…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/17/berta_caceres_laura_caceres_interview

In First All-White Democratic Debate, CNN Didn't Ask a Single Question About Immigration
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-15
As the federal government plans to divert an additional $7.2 billion from the military budget for the construction of President Trump's promised border wall, and tens of thousands of asylum seekers from Central America, the Caribbean and other regions are stranded throughout the U.S.-Mexico border, CNN moderators failed to question Democratic presidential candidates on border and immigration issues. We speak to Julio Ricardo Varela, co-host of the Latinx political podcast "In the Thick" and founder of Latino Rebels. "Anyone who thinks that a wall is going to protect us, the statistics aren't there. … But that i…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/15/democratic_debate_immigration

Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-01-14
A caravan of Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Nicaraguans, heads north towards Mexico looking for lost and disappeared loved ones.
therealnews.com/stories/caravan-central-america-disappeared-reunite-families