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Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors side pocket, maggiejean, wader, Man Oh Man, rfall, and JML9999. ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 50 comments on Sun Jun 08, 2014 at 08:58 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
An excerpt from Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions . Available for free at https://www.smashwords....
by Al Carroll
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri May 23, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Whether its named the School of the Americas (SOA) or the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security and Cooperation (WHISC), the historical record of rights abuses remains t he ...
by David Starr
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
In the long history of conflict and warfare, four stand out as some of the strangest; the shortest war in history lasted just 38 minutes; the longest war in history did not kill anyone; the ...
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 01:59 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The single greatest failure of American foreign policy post-Iraq may be in Honduras, where elections four years after the military coup against President Manuel Zelaya seem unlikely to restore order,
by CharlesII
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Country racked by drug violence and instability goes to the ballot boxes but pollsters predict no clear winner vX3 aE6 yN6 oG9 ...
by frederr
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 10:18 PM PST with 1 Recommend
So there was an election today in Honduras. Results are preliminary but it looks clear that the winner is Juan Orlando Hernández , the candidate of the ruling National Party. Of the two traditional ...
by Zornorph
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 09:45 PM PST with 3 Recommends
This diary was written by Mrs, side pocket but published under side pocket's name. Comments will be by her.
by side pocket
Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 149 Recommends
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field Part 29 of the Harvesting Justice series. On September 12, Berta Caceres, Tomás Gomez, and Aureliano Molina, leaders of the indigenous Lenca organization Council of ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 12:35 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
By Beverly Bell and Tory Field “Honduras has been known for two things only: being a military base for the [contra] attacks on the Nicaraguan revolution, and Hurricane Mitch.” So said Berta ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Aug 29, 2013 at 10:16 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
On August 21, U.S. citizen Bradley Manning - now known as Chelsea Manning - was sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified information to the public about the killing of civilians in the ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 08:13 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
By Tory Field and Beverly Bell Co-authored by Lauren Elliott For the next three articles, we will pause to linger on Honduras. On vivid display there is the search for solutions to the problems ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 11:15 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Latin America is home to five of the seven countries in the world in which abortion is banned in all instances, even when the life of the woman is at risk. Here's why. Written by Cora Fernandez ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jul 18, 2013 at 01:30 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Overnight News Digest Welcome to the Overnight News Digest with a crew consisting of founder Magnifico, current leader Neon Vincent, regular editors jlms qkw, maggiejean, wader, rfall, and JML9999. ...
by side pocket
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 09:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
There has been a military coup in Egypt, overthrowing the democratically elected President. By law, the U.S. must cut off aid to Egypt until a democratically elected government has taken office. ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Jul 05, 2013 at 01:58 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
CARE and the World Wildlife Federation were willing to help Goldcorp in its attempt to re-brand a heavily polluted Honduran mine into an ecotourism site. To its credit, CARE did not ultimately ...
by CharlesII
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 04:49 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
¡Bueno dias, bird lovers! (Don't worry; this post will not be a test of your Spanish.) I recently returned from several months south of the border. Over the weeks ahead I hope to dig myself out ...
by LaughingPlanet
Comment Count 76 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
From This in Michigan... To This in Honduras....
by Justina
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 02:59 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
A fascinating article in The Guardian claims that the Christian Right was formed not in response to Roe v. Wade, but in response to the rescinding of the tax-exempt status of Bob Jones University, a ...
by CharlesII
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed May 22, 2013 at 08:50 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Following the ideals of his hero, Simon Bolivar, President Hugo Chávez Friás long had a grand vision of a Bolivarian unity among the countries of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean.
by Justina
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends