February 12, 2013

America, Stop Funding Bad Guys in Honduras

Dana Frank, Los Angeles Times

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The Obama administration's escalating military commitment in Honduras only deepens its support for the corrupt and repressive Lobo government. State security forces still enjoy near-complete impunity for thousands of alleged human rights abuses and even murders since the 2009 coup. The government hasn't paid many of its teachers for at least six months, and the country is close to bankrupt.

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TAGGED: Latin America, Honduras, John Kerry, United States

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