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Honduran Students Step Up Protest Against Government On Education Reform

TEGUCIGALPA, Aug 9 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) – Honduran students have step protests against the Congress-promoted government attempt to privatise education. Student groups occupied several secondary schools yesterday including the Pedro Nufio, Technical Honduras and central Vicente Caceres. Jaime Rodriguez, president of … Continue reading

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National Strike in Honduras

Tegucigalpa – Teachers, students, trade unionists and members of the National Front of Popular Resistence in Honduras made a general strike Tuesday in protest of the high cost of living and government action against teachers. The protesters took over several … Continue reading

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Teachers strike fuels unrest in polarized Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The Honduran government wants to impose a law aimed at ensuring the country’s frequently striking teachers show up for work the number of days legally required. Teachers responded by walking off the job. Disgruntled parents — … Continue reading

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Honduran Health Workers Support Teachers’ Strike

TEGUCIGALPA, March 29 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) — Honduran health workers are on strike protesting the proposed reduction of their pensions and to support a teachers’ strike. The strike in the health sector have joined a teachers’ strike that began on March … Continue reading

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Honduran president threatens striking teachers

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduran President Porfirio Lobo on Sunday threatened to fire teachers if they continue a three-week-old strike that has aggravated divisions caused by a 2009 coup. Teachers who fail to show up in classrooms Monday will be … Continue reading

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Hondurans Condemn Repression

Tegucigalpa – Social organizations condemned on Friday repression against demonstrations staged in Honduras to protest privatization of education and the high cost of living. On Thursday, army and police forces fired tear gas shells and rubber bullets at demonstrators in … Continue reading

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School principal killed as cops break up protest in Honduras

Tegucigalpa –  The principal of a public school in this capital was killed Friday when police and soldiers forcibly broke up protests by striking Honduran teachers. Family members confirmed that 59-year-old Ilse Velazquez died at Tegucigalpa’s Teaching Hospital. She arrived … Continue reading

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Honduran police tear gas Zeyala supporters; 1 dead

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A street vendor died Thursday from inhaling tear gas fired by police against hundreds of supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya. Separately, gunmen killed the government’s deputy director of transportation — the latest in a string of … Continue reading

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Two Bombs Explode in Honduran Capital

TEGUCIGALPA – Two small homemade bombs exploded over the weekend in Tegucigalpa, but no one was injured and the blasts caused only minor damage, Honduran police said.

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Group Says Honduran Cops on Rape Spree Since Coup

EGUCIGALPA – The group Feministas de Honduras en Resistencia said Thursday that is has documented 19 instances of rape by police officers since the June 28 coup that ousted President Mel Zelaya. There have been many other cases of rape, … Continue reading

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