Honduras: Purging Schools of Police Crime

November 11, 2011 Thelma Mejía 0

Reports of a purported police network in Honduras engaged in murders, extortion, kidnapping, car theft and drug trafficking prompted the government to sack several high-level police officials and ask Congress for help in purging the police at all levels.


Brazil: “Occupy” Movement Rolls to Rio

November 3, 2011 Fabíola Ortiz 0

Inspired by the movement for real democracy and people’s power that has spread to hundreds of cities around the world, young Brazilians in Rio de Janeiro have created their own version of “Occupy Wall Street”, dubbed “Occupy Rio”.


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