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Honduras: Repression, Corruption, Caravans, and Narco-Dictators

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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Dr. Dana Frank, a history professor at UC Santa Cruz, is an expert on Honduras and Honduras/US relations. She explains the current situation: why people are fleeing, the role of the US in supporting the narco-dictatorship, and legislative proposals pending in the US House and US Senate that would cut support to Honduran police/military, as well as to President Juan Orlando Hernández.

 About Professor Dana Frank: Dr. Dana Frank is Professor of History at UC Santa Cruz. She is a leading scholar of U.S. labor history, with research interests in working-class history, banana workers in Latin America, and modern Honduran history and contemporary Honduras. She is author of Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America (2005) and co-author (with Howard Zinn and Robin D.G. Kelley) of Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls and the Fighting Spirit of Labor’s Last Century (2001). She is currently researching the AFL-CIO’s Cold War in Honduras, 1954-1979.