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Central America emerges as transhipment nexus for drugs flowing to USA

Central America emerges as transhipment nexus for drugs flowing to USA

By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A generation ago many Central American countries faced death and destruction from aggressive left-wing insurgencies battling governments in places like El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. Today while these countries have evolved into reasonably representative democracies, a new tide of violence “born of transnational organized crime and drug trafficking,” […]

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The truth comes out in Honduras

The truth comes out in Honduras

The Honduran Supreme Court’s order to arrest then-president Manuel Zelaya and the military’s decision to deport him to Costa Rica in June of 2009 was a blow to international socialism. Mr. Zelaya had been flagrantly violating constitutional law by trying to prolong his tenure. But his friends — the Castro brothers and Hugo Chávez and […]