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Monday, July 28, 2014
Honduras: Central America's Basket Case
When "young and dumb" just isn't enough,
make it young, dumb and randomly murderous.
Why the White House has chosen Honduras as first country for its refugee proposal. "A number of factors explain why young Hondurans could be first in line for a U.S. government plan to allow them to apply for entry as refugees...to get control over the flow of Central American migrants to the U.S. For starters, the biggest group of unaccompanied minors...since October come from Honduras, although kids from other Central American nations and Mexico aren’t far behind....Also, Honduras also ranks among the world’s most violent societies and as Central America’s poorest, key 'push factors' behind the surge, according to immigration experts" Dudley Althaus and Laura Meckler in The Wall Street Journal.