Click title for original with links and images:
Is a World Bank Loan Funding Murders in Honduras?
by Jeremy Kryt – April 5, 2013
Bank-funded palm oil company implicated in “death squad” killings of land-rights activists
Today's press release from the Treasury Dept. (pasted below) includes a link to a Chepe Handal narco flow chart.
Treasury Designates Honduran Drug Traffickers
Action Targets Honduran Link to Colombian and Mexican Narcotics Operations
Click title for original of Mark Weisbrot's article in the Guardian with images and links.
Will Congress act to stop US support for Honduras' death squad regime?
In Honduras, Reagan-era atrocities are back as the Obama administration funds a state implicated in murdering opponents
Saturday 30 March 2013 08.00 EDT
The video (warning: contains graphic images of lethal violence), caught randomly on a warehouse security camera, is chilling.
From CEPR's The Americas Blog:
Written by Alex Main
Friday, 29 March 2013 16:10
John Negroponte, William Brownfield and Death Squads Inc.
By Cort Greene
Friday, 04 March 2005
William Brownfield gave a speech in which he stated that the U.S. will support the Honduran police but ignore its commander.
QUESTION: Do you have any update on how much aid you guys provide to Honduras in the security sector?
MR. VENTRELL: Honduras. Okay.
QUESTION: Sorry, since --
MR. VENTRELL: So, Brad, you’ve asked about Honduras aid a couple of times this week.
QUESTION: Okay. And I have a question about Honduras, if I may.
MR. VENTRELL: Okay.
My friend and student Beth Geglia has written the following list of rules for grad school. I think it should apply to everyone in academia.
Rules For Myself in Grad School