The answer is capitalism: Hernández opened Honduras to U.S. investors who value profits over people, including the American people On March 8, an American jury in Federal District Court found former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández (JOH) guilty of conspiring to import cocaine into the United States and possessing and...
Elect leftist Xiomara Castro as first female president in a blow to Washington and the party of Narco-Dictator Juan Orlando Hernández, who could now be put on trial Honduras’-twelve-year nightmare prompted by a U.S.-backed coup came to an end this week with the election of Xiomara Castro as the country’s...
US Military Supporting Honduras Drug War with New Forward Bases - InSight Crime
Candidates Linked to Major Corruption Scandals Win Election Primaries—in a country that has suffered since 2009 U.S.-backed coup. In the 19th century, American writer William Sydney Porter (better known as O. Henry) coined the term banana republic to describe the fictional Republic of Anchuria in the book Cabbages and Kings (1904), a collection of short stories inspired by his experiences in Honduras...
The dangers of a coup remain, given past policies In November 2021, Hondurans resoundingly elected a new government, headed by President Xiomara Castro, that pledged to end official corruption, reduce violence, and move away from reliance upon a destructive, extractive economy controlled by foreign corporations. Castro’s government committed to moving the...