Villanueva (Honduras)

Type: City
Name: Villanueva (Honduras)
Country: Honduras
Latitude: 15.31
Longitude: -87.989998
population: 31,570
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

WNU #1233: Who’s Behind the Bombings in Chile?

Issue #1233, September 14, 2014 1. Chile: Who’s Behind the Bombing Spree? 2. Guatemala: Bishop's Killer Runs Prison Ring 3. Peru: Guards Union Leader Brutally Beaten 4. Haiti: UN Mission Reduced; Opposition Grows 5. Links to alternative sources on: ... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Honduras risk life in search of greener pasture in US

File picture shows Honduran immigrants Maria Celeste Castro and her daughter Melida Patricio, 2, waiting as a US Border Patrol vehicle arrives to transport their group to a processing centre after they crossed the Rio Grande into Texas on July 24, 2014. ... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Honduras: longtime campesina leader murdered

Masked men shot and killed Honduran campesino movement leader Margarita Murillo the night of Aug. 26 on land she farmed in the community of El Planón, Villanueva municipality, in the northern department of Cortés. Murillo reportedly began working for ... [Published World War 4 Report - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

WNU #1232: Guatemalan Activists Defeat “Monsanto Law”

Issue #1232, September 7, 2014 1. Guatemala: Activists Defeat “Monsanto Law” 2. Honduras: Longtime Campesina Leader Murdered 3. Mexico: Torture Increased 600% in 10 Years 4. Haiti: Martelly Opponents Charged With Murder 5. Links to alternative sources ... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

An Abused Migrant Kid Who Outwitted the Justice Department

On a recent Friday morning in Austin, Texas, a 17-year-old from rural Honduras arrived in family court. Tall, smiley, and dressed in casual school clothes, Daniel (not his real name) held his mother’s hand in the hallway alongside women with divorce petitions ... [Published Intercept - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Margarita Murillo: Another Victim of Neoliberalism in Honduras?

The killing of peasant activist Margarita Murillo on Tuesday raises questions about the motive behind her murder. At the moment, all that is known is that she was shot on her land in the village of El Planón (municipality of Villanueva) by three individuals ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 31 2014]

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"They did not have money to pay a trafficker, but they were being threatened by the Mara Salvatrucha" Cristian told AFP, referring to one of the country's feared gangs
In much the same way as "trickle-down" economic theory ( "the principle that the poor, who must subsist on table scraps dropped by the rich, can best be served by giving the rich bigger meals" ―William Blum ) is responsible for dramatically increasing income inequality in the United States since the 1980s and gradually eroding the once-great...
According to Domingo Orellana, who was one of the men who first discovered Mrs. Murillo's body, said, "About four months ago, Margarita had been named president of our group, and we have no idea who could have murdered her." In April, Raymundo García, who was the association's treasurer, was also murdered

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WNU #1233: Who’s Behind the Bombings in Chile? [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 16 2014]
Honduras risk life in search of greener pasture... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 15 2014]
Honduras: Honduran kids flee violence for life ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Honduras: longtime campesina leader murdered [Published World War 4 Report - Sep 09 2014]
WNU #1232: Guatemalan Activists Defeat “Monsant... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 09 2014]
An Abused Migrant Kid Who Outwitted the Justice... [Published Intercept - Sep 03 2014]
Margarita Murillo: Another Victim of Neoliberal... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 31 2014]
The Killing of Margarita Murillo in Honduras [Published Huffington Post - Aug 30 2014]
Honduras: Partnership to facilitate response to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 18 2014]
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WNU #1233: Who’s Behind the Bombings in Chile? [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 16 2014]
Issue #1233, September 14, 2014 1. Chile: Who’s Behind the Bombing Spree? 2. Guatemala: Bishop's Killer Runs Prison Ring 3. Peru: Guards Union Leader Brutally Beaten 4. Haiti: UN Mission Reduced; Opposition Grows 5. Links to alternative sources on: ...
Honduras: Honduran kids flee violence for life ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 15 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Honduras, United States of America 09/15/2014 03:38 GMT by Noe LEIVA TEGUCIGALPA, September 15, 2014 (AFP) - Cristian remembers the day his two best friends told him they were going to attempt a dangerous trip alone ...
WNU #1232: Guatemalan Activists Defeat “Monsant... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 09 2014]
Issue #1232, September 7, 2014 1. Guatemala: Activists Defeat “Monsanto Law” 2. Honduras: Longtime Campesina Leader Murdered 3. Mexico: Torture Increased 600% in 10 Years 4. Haiti: Martelly Opponents Charged With Murder 5. Links to alternative sources ...
Honduras: Partnership to facilitate response to... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 18 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Honduras By Gennike Mayers, IFRC On 30th July 2013, the President of the Republic of Honduras declared a national state of emergency due to the dengue epidemic affecting ...
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