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Most of those traveling in the caravan were from Honduras; all were searching for a life free of violence and want, and none were deterred by President Trump's bellicosity, bluster or bullying. “We really don't have any other option but to migrate,” a Honduran migrant named Henry Josue told MintPress ...
What do hard working, tax-paying Americans owe to the citizens of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras or any other country for that matter? How about we take care of our own people first? The amnesty granted by Reagan in 1988 is still being adjudicated in the courts today. Liberal judges are letting in illegals ...

... who claimed he oversaw human rights abuses during his time as Honduran Ambassador under President Ronald Reagan — a 1995 Baltimore Sun investigation found Negroponte knew and did not act on of military abuses in Honduras while he was ambassador. Negroponte has denied the allegations.
Every president since Ronald Reagan has done so. In fact, between Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the ... People are fleeing the turmoil that threatens daily life in Honduras, Guatemala and other countries south of Mexico. They are protected by a humanitarian act passed by Congress ...
Trump has for days railed against the "caravan" of immigrants, mostly from Honduras, fleeing gang violence in Central America through Mexico. ..... 2) It's Ronald Reagan day, the week after Easter, and since Ronald is a Christian sitting next to Jesus it's natural that he sits in his favorite place on earth too.
On December 4, 1982, after a meeting between Reagan and Rios Montt in Honduras, Reagan stated: “I know that President Rios Montt is a man of great personal integrity and commitment. His country is confronting a brutal challenge from guerrillas armed and supported by others outside Guatemala.

... massive group out of their jurisdictions." TRT World's Reagan Des Vignes has more on the story. .... Maria Elena Colindres Ortega, a member of the caravan and, until January, a member of Congress in Honduras, said she is fleeing the political upheaval at home. "We've had to live through a fraudulent ...
On December 4, 1982 after a meeting between President Ronald Reagan and Rios Montt in Honduras and at the height of Rios Montt's regime, Reagan stated : “I know that President Rios Montt is a man of great personal integrity and commitment. His country is confronting a brutal challenge from guerrillas ...
They — and their allies in Washington — also looked warily around them at leftist uprisings in neighboring El Salvador and Honduras and determined they ... President Ronald Reagan met with Rios Montt on the same day the Kaibiles attacked Dos Erres, lauding the genocidal dictator as "a man of great ...
The United States orders a refugee airlift to remove those in danger. 1981 The US Embassy in San Salvador is damaged when gunmen attack, firing rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns. 1986 President Ronald Reagan orders emergency aid for the Honduran army. US helicopters take Honduran ...
However, this request was denied, as the Reagan administration claimed approving it would only cause a larger influx of Salvadoran refugees ... the case of Honduras—support for a coup government have helped make El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras three of the deadliest countries on earth.
As in Chile, the CIA funneled funds to a wide variety of opposition political parties, private sector groups and voluntary organizations, not to mention creating a counterrevolutionary paramilitary army, the "contras," in neighboring Honduras. The Reagan administration's funding of the contras in defiance of a ...
The Florida Legislature made headlines last when Governor Rick Scott signed the impotent SB 7026 act, also known as the "Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act .” In this act “expand mental health services and regulations” were mentioned only in passing to make this an acceptable ...
Abrams held several posts in the State Department under the Reagan administration, working extensively on Latin American policy. ... backing Iraq in the Iran-Iraq war — and funneled some of the proceeds to the Contras, a right-wing, Honduras-based militia that attacked Nicaragua throughout the 1980s.
Honduras, Boytoy, Fruit & Flowers, Kino Kimino, Sharkmuffin, High Waisted, and Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires. .... They'll play their own set and back Williams Honor, the Jersey Shore country duo of Gordon Brown and Reagan Richards, who have taken Nashville by storm with two independent hits.
As in Chile, the CIA funneled funds to a wide variety of opposition political parties, private sector groups and voluntary organizations—not to mention creating a counterrevolutionary paramilitary army, the “contras,” in neighboring Honduras. The Reagan administration's funding of the contras in defiance of a ...
Padilla is the son of two Honduran immigrants and was the only conservative among approximately fifty “Other Hispanics,” the category the College used at the ... Ronald Reagan is the poster-child of conservatism, on this campus and elsewhere, but his presidency was disastrous for communities of color.

I once lived in America, just before the Reagan era. I have always defended America from the criticisms of ... My travels beyond our borders (to countries like Britain, Canada, China and Honduras) have always seen me return home grateful to be an American. The kind of stuff we are made of cannot but help ...
The Honduran Congress is currently discussing a bill to fine or ban social network companies and Internet providers that don't eliminate “illegal .... with the Reagan administration, against the new Sandinista government in Nicaragua and the Castroite and other left nationalist groups within Honduras.
Frank Schneiger Vice President Joe Biden has announced that he will lead a new initiative to reverse the downward spiral that three Central American countries – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras – have fallen into. In the vice president's words, these countries are being held back by “inadequate ...
For decades the U.S. government has flooded Cuba with propaganda aimed at turning Cubans away from their government. With facilities on the Swan Islands, near the Honduran coast, the CIA's Radio Swan began broadcasts to Cuba in 1960. The Reagan administration in 1981 set up a task force whose ...
In the 1980s, for example, Contra guerrillas backed by then-president Ronald Reagan used Honduras as their base to attack Nicaragua's Sandinista government. Despite Hernandez's track record, Barack Obama's administration celebrated the Honduran leader as a partner in fighting gangs, drug ...
For nearly 20 years, since a 1998 hurricane, the US government has allowed tens of thousands of Honduran immigrants to stay and work in the US rather than forcing them to return to Honduras. The Trump administration hasn't ended that reprieve just yet. But it's hinting, strongly, that it's going to try.
They also conveniently ignore history, that our greedy determination to have Caribbean and Central American countries' resources and exploit their markets and labor, has, since the 1954 overthrow of Guatemalan democracy that led to the Reagan-blessed Rios Montt genocide, fomented, abetted, financed ...
When Nixon squeezed the Chilean economy, he strongly encouraged Latin American countries to squeeze too—and inter-American trade suffered. When the Reagan administration armed the Contras, the violence didn't stop at Nicaragua's borders. Honduras, where the Contras trained and camped, was ...
President Ronald Reagan tried to convince the American public that if the Sandinista government was permitted to take root in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and soon, Mexico, would fall to the Communists. Reagan warned that the Communists could then take over the US-Mexican border ...
As in Chile, the CIA funneled funds to a wide variety of opposition political parties, private sector groups and voluntary organizations – not to mention creating a counterrevolutionary paramilitary army, the “contras,” in neighboring Honduras. The Reagan administration's funding of the contras in defiance of a ...
AMY GOODMAN: So, I wanted to turn to Honduras. We talked about it in Part 1 of this conversation, but I wanted to turn to a conversation that we had with Mel Zelaya, Mel Zelaya who was ousted in 2009. In December, we spoke with the former Honduran president. He was ousted in a U.S.-backed coup.
... having been Ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Nations, and Iraq. In Washington, he served twice on the National Security Council staff, first as Director for Vietnam in the Nixon Administration and then as Deputy National Security Advisor under President Reagan. He has also ...
Also, Bollinger is accused of traveling from Dallas to Honduras with the intent of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with boys under the age of 18 between February 2012 and March 2014. Between March and April 2016, Bollinger is accused of traveling through South Texas into Mexico to sexually exploit one ...
As in Chile, the CIA funneled funds to a wide variety of opposition political parties, private sector groups and voluntary organizations – not to mention creating a counterrevolutionary paramilitary army, the “contras,” in neighboring Honduras. The Reagan administration's funding of the contras in defiance of a ...
Padilla is the son of two Honduran immigrants and was the only conservative among approximately fifty “Other Hispanics,” the category the College used at the ... Ronald Reagan is the poster-child of conservatism, on this campus and elsewhere, but his presidency was disastrous for communities of color.
OXON HILL, Md. — Donald Trump's outsider candidacy rattled the conservative movement. But more than a year into his presidency, the onetime Democrat now holds what seems to be a near-total grip. The largest annual gathering of conservatives has all the looks of a Trump festival, with Republican ...
... from 1980 to 1985, who later served in Washington, DC as a Federal Maritime Commissioner under the Reagan, Clinton and Bush administrations. ... Fortunately over the years, "no one got a bright idea," says Thomas, to switch out the original light fixtures, paint the Honduran mahogany or replace the ...
Soon after Reagan, the Soviet Union, and its communism, and its Warsaw Pact counter to America's NATO military alliance, all simultaneously ended, .... do things such as destroy Afghanistan, destroy Iraq, destroy Syria, destroy Libya, perpetrate coups such as in Ukraine, assist coups such as in Honduras, ...
I once lived in America, just before the Reagan era. I have always defended America from the criticisms of ... My travels beyond our borders (to countries like Britain, Canada, China and Honduras) have always seen me return home grateful to be an American. The kind of stuff we are made of cannot but help ...
The Reagan Administration authorized the CIA to arm and train the Contras. Between 1980 and 1981 the Contras began to organize along the border with Honduras and initiated a guerilla war against the Sandinista government that led to bloodshed throughout most of the 1980s. The Contras became a ...
We were smuggled to Nicaragua, came to Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico. .... How can we trust someone who hated communism so vehemently (Reagan), that suddenly he decides that he wants to have a one-on-one with the General Secretary (Gorbachev)? And so, the first act is a lot about finding that ...
Oh, what a cloud of witnesses we had in the mid-'80s. That was during the cold callous Reagan years. Some thought it couldn't get worse. Sookie, sookie, now.” ... It spills over in Honduras, to Mexico. That precious baby in Tel Aviv should be elevated in the same way that the precious baby in Gaza and the ...
“The illegal aliens were wearing wet and muddy clothing and admitted to Agents they had just crossed the Rio Grande River illegally,” the criminal complaint states. Two of the undocumented immigrants, one from Mexico and another from Honduras, identified Rivera as the smuggler, according to the ...
The main station in El Progreso is directed by Jesuit Fr. Ismael Moreno, also known as Padre Melo, a native Honduran who is considered one of the leading voices for the poor and marginalized. Honduras is a desperately impoverished nation, with one out of five Hondurans in rural areas living on less than ...
One couple on his lawn-care circuit, friends of Ronald Reagan, helped him find an attorney to get a work permit. ... they can to save not just themselves but many thousands of other immigrants whose TPS protections are being rescinded or are threatened — from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Honduras.
Honduran president starts new term as fiery protests erupt ..... TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — President Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn in for a new term in the Honduran capital Saturday, while across town tear gas drifted across flaming ... San Antonio Express-News; Reagan swimming... Terrence ...
Asked about the incident, the Honduran government issued a lengthy statement saying that the investigative report is fake and doesn't correspond to any "official communication from the Honduras Police." The AP has not shared the document with the government due to security concerns but described its ...
That disgusting America-not-living-up-to-its-highest-ideals honor goes to his removal of the temporary protective status for hundreds of thousands of immigrants from the black and brown countries of Haiti, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Honduras. ... Ronald Reagan's “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.
After anti-gang laws were approved in Honduras and El Salvador, and a string of killings in Guatemala that were committed by angry neighbors and security .... required because major reform bills have twice failed to get through Congress since the last big immigration reform in 1986 under Ronald Reagan.
President Ronald Reagan granted amnesty to many of those immigrants. Another wave began ... The U.S. has also granted temporary permits to immigrants fleeing natural disasters or civil conflict in Honduras, Haiti, Nepal, Syria, Nicaragua, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and South Sudan. Those permits expire ...
Hurricane Mitch, a Category 5 storm, devastated Honduras in October 1998, killing about 11,000 people across Central America. ... During the Reagan administration, the US funneled money and arms to right-wing rebel groups known as the Contras, which fought a brutal civil war against the Nicaraguan ...
John Negroponte, the US ambassador during many of those years, had a straightforward mission: establishing Honduras as the launching pad for the Reagan administration's war on left movements and governments in Central America.It's hard to say exactly when it was that Hondurans began half-jokingly ...
Hurricane Mitch, a Category 5 storm, devastated Honduras in October 1998, killing about 11,000 people across Central America. ... During the Reagan administration, the US funneled money and arms to right-wing rebel groups known as the Contras, which fought a brutal civil war against the Nicaraguan ...


 

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