Crisis in Honduras

Tegucigalpa came to a halt on Tuesday morning as 1,800 officers of the policia preventiva (preventive police) striking for better wages and working conditions blocked the main streets with their police cruisers. The officers have announced that their strike will continue until their demands are met.

In a stinging rebuke to widely disseminated comments earlier this week by senior U.S. officials that the crisis was over, today’s reports out of Tegucigalpa indicate that the deal has collapsed.

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