Juan Orlando Hernández
Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 44

In this episode of Around the World in 8 Minutes we bring you stories on the elections in Argentina and protests in Honduras and Kashmir

Hondurans intensify protests demanding JOH’s resignation after report links him to drug trafficking

Massive protests erupted after Univision released a report alleging that president Juan Orlando Hernández’s 2013 election campaign received $1.5 million from drug trafficking proceeds

“The coup d’état was a moment of awakening for the social movements in Honduras”

10 years after the coup d’état in Honduras, we speak with Camilo Bermúdez to look at the transformation of Honduran social movements and the legacy of Berta Cáceres

“The US government supports the violation of human rights to protect their interests”

10 years since the coup d’état in Honduras we look at the role of the US and international financial institutions in the coup

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In this episode, we report on protests and strikes in India, Honduras and Swaziland.

Honduran students resist attacks by military police

Several students were gravely injured after the Military Police illegally raided the University campus and open fired at students

Hondurans intensify protests, demand resignation of president

After weeks of mass mobilizations against the privatization of healthcare and education, Hondurans are demanding the resignation of president Juan Orlando Hernández

In Honduras, #FueraJOH becomes a national war cry

The government has yet to respond to the demands of the education and healthcare workers who have been mobilizing to defend the sectors for more than a month.

Mobilizations continue in Honduras while government dithers

Massive mobilizations in Honduras rage on and channelize widespread anger and rejection of against the far-right government of Juan Orlando Hernández

Struggle against privatization in Honduras renews rebellion against government

Thousands participated in the national strike against the privatization of health and education. The mobilizations channeled the widespread anger against the government of Juan Orlando Hernández

“This is a war against the Honduran people”

Last week, the Honduran government announced an agreement for a 311 million dollar IMF loan even as news surfaced about the arrival of 1,000 Israeli troops to the country

Hondurans defeat privatization measure with massive mobilizations

The measure would have privatized education and healthcare services in a country where access to these services is already highly limited

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