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On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 193rd anniversary of your independence. The United States pursues its shared priorities with the government and people of Honduras.
In Honduras, she swims with dolphins, spends the day at a banana plantation, visits the Mayan ruins of Copan and learns how to roll cigars in Santa Rosa de Copan.
An International Monetary Fund mission, led by Mr. Lisandro Abrego, visited Honduras during September 2-12 to discuss a three-year Fund-supported program. The mission met with Minister Coordinator of the Government Jorge Hernandez Alcerro, Central Bank Governor and Head of the Economic Cabinet Marlon Tabora, Minister of Finance Wilfredo Cerrato, other senior government officials and representatives of the private sector.
Because of a state-wide heroin and opioid epidemic, Ohio is locking up hundreds of non-violent, drug-addicted offenders yearly. For the 13-year period 2000 to 2013, the number of people accused of possession and petty theft tied to heroin or opioid use went up to 8.3 per cent from 1.6 per cent.
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups regularly socialize but also get out the vote, support candidates and engage in other local political actions that help our progressive movement grow and exert influence on the powers-that-be.
Honduran police on Wednesday arrested an alleged drug trafficker wanted by the United States, the security ministry said. Juving Alexander Peralta was caught near the Caribbean coastal city of La Ceiba, 185 km north of the capital Tegucigalpa.
The past few months have been about making up for lost time for sixteen-year-old Karla and her family.
A woman and her daughter hold hands as she speaks to the press upon arriving in San Pedro Sula, about 260 km north of Tegucigalpa, on July 14, 2014 after being deported from the United States. A first group of 120 deportees from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala who had crossed into the United States illegally were repatriated by plane to their countries -- most of them unaccompanied youths.
A monthly update of the political persecution and plunder in Honduras - see archives here: http://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/monthly-news-summaries/ AUGUST 2014, Honduras coup update: Political persecution from this August 2014... Woman resistance leader and organiser of farmers sector killed While political assassinations go by almost unnoticed way too frequently in Honduras, amongst those in social movements of Honduras, everyone is speaking of Margarita Murillo. They are saying having killed her, people will revolt for real.
White House officials say circumventing Congress through executive actions on immigration during the campaign would politicize the issue. Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, White House officials said.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:33 am
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