Honduran President Orders 25,000 Troops into Streets as Protests Grow

HeadlineJun 21, 2019

In news from Central America, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández has ordered the deployment of at least 25,000 military forces across the country as protests grow demanding his resignation. Anger against the authoritarian Hernández administration has been building for years, but recent unrest was triggered in April amid news of government plans to privatize healthcare, pensions and education.

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