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Obama and Clinton Ignore Democrats' Pleas to Stop the Killing In Honduras

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.28.2012 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

One has to wonder what the U.S. government would do if the violence associated with drug trafficking were ever to subside, it has been so convenient to them in building up their military and security presence in the region, and the political influence that goes with it.

Honduras: When Engagement Becomes Complicity

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Laura Carlsen

When the 2009 coup was allowed to conserve power and seal itself off from prosecution, it immediately undermined governance, rule of law, and the social compact. Honduras' constitutional crisis has now become a prolonged social and political crisis.