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The big Caravan of People from Honduras, now coming across Mexico and heading to our “Weak Laws” Border, had better be stopped before it gets there. .... The Cook Political Report has moved the race from Solid Democratic to Likely Democratic, writing: “The 5th CD is the most competitive district in ...
Maria Elena Colindres Ortega, a member of the caravan and, until January, a member of congress in Honduras, said she was fleeing political upheaval at ... Hondurans also face deportation in Mexico, where immigration data shows that 5,000 Hondurans were deported from Mexico in February alone, the ...

In a region where nearly every other nation faces extreme violence and has a history of political unpheaval, peaceable Costa Rica is sometimes ... the party's founding in 1951 that its own nominee did not compete for Costa Rica's presidency, indicating widespread voter discontent with politics as usual.
But Honduran mainstream outlets, owned by powerful economic groups, have been echoing the right-wing ruling party's narrative of "nothing to see here". They are also accusing left-wing politicians and journalists of trying to steal the election and turn Honduras into another socialist Venezuela. Alternative ...
His popularity is part of the growing tide of evangelical political power in Latin America – a force that is helping make Central America one of the most socially conservative ... And many of those converts subscribe to fundamental forms of Pentecostal Christianity – and that's being reflected in local politics.
Edwin Espinal is just one of dozens of Honduran political prisoners currently being held in high-security facilities. ... abuse and neglect at the hands of the Honduran Institute of Social Security after the ruling National Party stole from its coffers to pay for their electoral campaigns and personal enrichment.

Italy's general election resulted in a badly hung parliament, with none of the three main political groupings close to a majority. Populist parties did better than expected, winning more than half the vote. Weeks of uncertainty lie ahead, though either one of the two big populist parties—the Five Star Movement ...
In contrast‚ elections in Honduras took place against a backdrop of violence‚ including systemic violence against women. In spite of ... 208 women were elected to the House of Commons (32%) and women lead three political parties (Conservatives‚ Scottish National Party and the Democratic Union Party).
The UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) deployed, at the request of the Honduran Government, an exploratory mission to Honduras from 6 to 10 February 2018. Yesterday, Miroslav Jenča, Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, delivered to Mary Elizabeth Flores, Permanent Representative of ...
“I'm not afraid of you. You can kill me, but not the community behind me. Silence is not on the table.” As the only trans person to run in Honduras's 2017 general elections, on November 26, 2017, the aspiring politician embodied these words throughout her bid for Congress. “In Honduras being a woman is ...
Hondurans have been protesting in rising numbers since the contested inauguration of incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernandez. Image by Flickr ... Honduran activists and opposition political parties say the proposal would function as a gag law aimed at silencing government critics. The motion was ...
It does not appear that Guatemala's step, by itself, will open the floodgates for Israel but Honduras has political reasons for seeking to please the Trump administration. Several tiny Pacific island nations such as Micronesia and the Marshall islands may also join. The Philippines is treading carefully, anxious ...
Bitter divisions over a contested presidential election in Honduras have dimmed prospects for talks mediated by the United Nations to defuse the crisis, ... with both sides to explore conditions for a dialogue but have made little headway, said Efrain Diaz Arrivillaga, a former Honduran ambassador to the UN.
Unlike many Latin American political parties, the MAS was shaped from the ground up by a wide array of rural and urban popular movements, which continue to provide a formidable mass base of support. Although the party's genesis predates Morales' rise to power, it consolidated as a national party only ...
Observers of Latin America echo the alarm, pointing especially to recent events in Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Honduras. ... As traditional party systems have fallen in many countries, the new class of politicians demonstrates support for elections, but not necessarily free and fair ones; self-restraint is also ...
“I'm not afraid of you. You can kill me, but not the community behind me. Silence is not on the table.” As the only trans person to run in Honduras's 2017 general elections, on November 26, 2017, the aspiring politician embodied these words throughout her bid for Congress. “In Honduras being a woman is ...
Human Rights Groups Observe Violent Honduras Election Protests ... Right: Protesters in Olancho are seen holding the Honduran flag in between plumes of black smoke from a burning barricade. ... Political parties have even approached me, to be a unifying figure among groups with differences. "But my ...

Tegucigalpa - Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn in for a second term amid protests over what the opposition calls "electoral fraud". Hernandez's inauguration on Saturday comes under the shadow of more than 30 deaths related to the political upheaval in the country since the end of ...
The U.N. human rights office is calling on all parties in Honduras to refrain from violence amid heightened tensions over the country's disputed presidential election. U.N. appeals for restraint by the Honduran government and opposition forces have fallen on deaf ears. ... Clearly, there is political polarization.
“When we talked about those in the United States on temporary protected status, there was a comment they were from El Salvador, Honduras and Haiti,” Durbin said. ... “Bruce Rauner is a coward, hiding behind talking points because it's easier than standing up to the worst elements in his political party.”.
WASHINGTON — President Trump's incendiary words about immigration have dampened the prospects that a broad spending and immigration deal can be reached by the end of the week, raising the possibility of a government shutdown with unknown political consequences for lawmakers in both parties.
The NCAFP zeroed in on Xi's mention of the possibility of "communications with parties on the island" during his address at the 19th Party Congress, saying that some in China have suggested the DPP not remove but "freeze" the independence clause from its party charter in order to increase the chance of ...
By 2016, Hernandez's 3rd year in office, Honduras recorded the highest number of killings of environmental and land rights activists, most of whom were killed by state security forces or domestic corporations that back Hernandez. An independent commission recently revealed that the Honduran military ...
Carlos Hernandez, a member of Afmjs, said the group is “a citizen's coalition of important civil society organizations and influential movements in Honduras that want to work with the state and political parties to implement substantial changes to the country's political system.” The Opposition Alliance ...
It's hard to say exactly when it was that Hondurans began half-jokingly referring to the US ambassador as “the proconsul.” The term appears to have surged in popularity in the early 1980s, when the US embassy accompanied ― many would say “directed” ― Honduras's tenuous political transition from ...
We urge Honduran citizens or political parties challenging the result to use the avenues provided by Honduran law. ... Frente Amplio, a progressive left-wing party, expressed their "solidarity with (Opposition Alliance) candidate Salvador Nasralla and the people of Honduras that decidedly face such fraud.".
It calls on Hondurans who disagree with the decision to "raise any concerns" within five days according to Honduran electoral law, and called on people to "refrain from violence." The US statement, tweeted by the US Ambassador to Honduras, urged political parties and leaders to "stress to their supporters ...
The announcement, and the response from Luis Almagro, the secretary general of the O.A.S., seemed likely to escalate the political crisis that has gripped Honduras since the Nov. 26 vote. David Matamoros, the electoral commission president and a member of the Honduran president's National Party, ...
We had a lot of learning experiences in the US, but today I want to talk about Honduras because it is in crisis as I write this: the Honduran election took place on 26 November, yet the ... For decades Honduras was alternately ruled by two political parties representing different branches of their oligarchy.
Hondurans have been protesting in rising numbers since the contested inauguration of incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernandez. Image by Flickr ... Honduran activists and opposition political parties say the proposal would function as a gag law aimed at silencing government critics. The motion was ...
The German embassy in Honduras says it supports dialogue between the two parties and denounces all violence. ... the Spanish government along with other European Union member states to help the Hondurans “find a legitimate (and) constitutional solution” to the current political crisis in the country.
On November 26th of this year, Honduras will elect its next president ... candidates for Congress of various parties have been talked about a lot due ... Christian Democrats Party, Waleska Zelaya who is part of the National Party, ... lesbians and another saying that “Honduran women in politics are disasters”) ...
How Political Corruption Fuels Gang Violence in Central America ... to the record high crime rates in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. ... two main political parties had colluded with MS-13 and other gangs, paying them ... Hondurans, and Salvadorans believe that most of their politicians are corrupt.
A Honduras Political Clan and Its Criminal Fiefdom .... contact with powerful politicians and families from the country's other major political party, ... They hosted parties for them, which included cockfights, one of the Attorney ..... efforts by the Honduran government to tackle the crisis in its penitentiary system.
While Honduran drug traffickers testify in US courts about their ties with the ... links between criminals and candidates encompass all political parties. Honduras' political class for months has been keeping a concerned eye on a New ... said Rivera Maradiaga's allegations concerned politicians of all stripes.
Governing Socialist Party Wins Venezuela's Regional Polls .... best electoral processes, audited many times by all parties and political actors.".
Delegates to the recent Labour Party conference in the English ... It seemed a perfidious symbol of a party in which millions of Britons now invest their political hopes. ... that overthrew the democratically elected president of Honduras. ... While Sanders is a familiar American liberal politician, Corbyn may be ...
In a scenario where only 2 percent of Mexicans trust political parties and ... Of all the elections taking place in 2018, only Honduras' President ... to worry that broad discontent with politics in general will facilitate the ... All three parties are led by politicians who have held high office for years, if not decades.
Demonstrators protest in the wake of the 2009 coup in Honduras that ousted ... Libre party told AFP that the move marked an assault on civic and political freedoms. “A mobilization for the defense of Indigenous people, labor, political .... An article in Honduran media outlet El Pulso the day after the vote on ...
Politics · Local ... LGBT rights advocates in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, take part in a Pride ... and intersex rights advocates in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa. ... to push for more inclusive political parties and government that can ... office politicians and candidates regularly criticize LGBT Hondurans ...
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A transgender woman who is running for a seat in the Honduran congress hopes to make history in her ... “I want to participate in politics,” Ferrera told the Washington Blade on Sept. ... She also acknowledged violence has prompted many trans Hondurans to flee the country.
Zelaya Returns to Honduras, But Justice Is Still Not Done ... It was by far the biggest demonstration in Honduran history. ... two-party democracy, immediately announced that Honduras could now be readmitted to the ... (FNRP) into electoral politics right now—which could translate into formal political power, ...
Two years after being deposed in a military coup, former President Manuel Zelaya will return to his country Saturday morning, with his political ...
Sports & Politics ... On Tuesday, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, a team of international lawyers released ... And what the family hopes is that the report will push Honduran .... In 2015, Hondurans marched in the streets across the country, not in ... party, that we hope will be distinct from the other political parties.
Honduran migrants warm themselves next to a campfire near the train tracks in .... Lebanese militia and political party Hezbollah, with a local Syrian as a go-between, ... ministers and politicians affiliated with sympathetic political parties. .... Analysis: Politics of Class and Identity Dividing Aleppo – and Syria.
We are not saying that the United Democratic Party (UDP) government is a repressive government. .... The news on Belize's political front has not been good since then. ... began giving political parties a second and third consecutive term. ... That is because the politicians' repressive law enforcement and ...
Demonstrators protest in the wake of the 2009 coup in Honduras that ... Libre party told AFP that the move marked an assault on civic and political freedoms. .... An article in Honduran media outlet El Pulso the day after the vote on ... from the citizens, social movements, and some opposition politicians.” ...
... into the harbour, an event that became known as the Boston Tea Party. ... like Honduras, gaining themselves a great deal of political power.
For years I was a spectator to party conference. Like others do now, I watched it from the comfort of my own home. On the screen, politicians ...
A demonstration on Honduras' day of independence turned violent when National ... as well as the Freedom and Refoundation Party (Free) party. As the crowd protested over austerity policies and political assassinations, ...


 

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