Military, Police, Paramilitary and Private Security Violence
New Wikileaks cables now reveal that the US embassy in Honduras—and therefore the State Department—has known since 2004 that Miguel Facussé is a cocaine importer. US “drug war” funds and training, in other words, are being used to support a known drug trafficker’s war against campesinos.
Last night Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD notified Occupy Wall Street participants about plans to "clean the park" - the site of the Wall Street protests - tomorrow starting at 7am.
Concerning the Illegal, Forced Evictions and Other Human Rights Violations Caused by the Chixoy Hydro-electric Dam in Guatemala, a Development-Investment project of the World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank in partnership with Successive Military Regimes (1975-1985)
Rigores Community attacked and burned to the ground, to make way for production of African palm and sugar cane, for diesel bio-fuel production
On September 11, 2011 the general elections in Guatemala, which determine mayors, congress members and the president, played out as most recent elections have, with normal violence, denouncements of widespread fraud, and destruction of ballots; the culmination of a political campaign in which at least 35 were killed.