National Election Outcome is Uncertain in Honduras, but There’s Progress at Local Level

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New Orleans   Almost all of the headlines from Honduras in the wake of the recent election have been very, very troubling. The earliest reports indicated that a more progressive party and candidate was leading the voting decisively over the incumbent who had won the presidency in the wake of the United States backed golipista coup …

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Looking at Migration from Honduras Up, Rather than US Down

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London   Draft rules being prepared by the US Department of Homeland Security, the parent agency for ICE, Immigration and Custom Enforcement, would provide for expedited procedures for anyone in the US over two weeks, rather than two years, immediate deportation at the border, and potential legal action against parents sending unaccompanied minors. Honduras, where ACORN …

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Coffee Rust Worse Problem for Border and Coffee Drinkers than Reported

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New Orleans        Sometimes you know it’s bad, but you still haven’t wrapped your mind around the full ripple effects of how bad it might be. Focusing on the immigration crisis for children and families at the Mexico-United States border, I have concentrated on the problems we knew were coming from communities organized by ACORN International, …

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Coffee to the Coffee Growers: Diverseo Café in Tegucigalpa

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Denver  Following the model of the partnership between ACORN International and Fair Grinds Coffeehouse, we are trying something new, beginning in Tegucigalpa, Honduras with ACORN Honduras leading the program.  We source our organic, fairtrade certified coffee beans from Central American countries like Honduras, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.  Some of the best Arabica coffee beans in the …

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