Central American Punching Bag: The pathological cycle of U.S. & Canadian policies in Honduras & Guatemala

In March and April 2018, thousands of Guatemalan and mainly Honduran refugees formed a caravan to walk north across Mexico.  All were fleeing violent, corrupt, desperate living conditions in their home countries; some will stay in Mexico – many are trying to get to the U.S.  Then the U.S. media ramped up with alarmist propaganda about an “army” of “illegals” heading for the U.S.  President Trump tweeted:  “Big Caravan of People from Honduras, now coming across Mexico and heading to our “Weak Laws” border – Had better be stopped before it gets there” … and ordered more soldiers, guns and money to “protect” the border. […]

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