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On #Honduras, on 8 Feb 2018 Inner City Press asked @AntonioGuterres @UN_Spokesperson of panel Guterres sent to help JOH. Spox claimed he had no info. ICP: innercitypress.com/ossg1honduras0…
After this, Guterres had Inner City Press roughed up & banned now 474 days: corrupt
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @romero_hn @edusanchez19us @RicSotoHN @frank_pacheco @AntiBotsHN @hondurassol @SomosAnticorrup @notibomba While UNSG @AntonioGuterres @UN_Spokesperson refused to answer Inner City Press on #Honduras even before having it roughed up & banned, here were Guterres' 4 envoys. Will THEY explain what they did?
Marcie Mersky
Ana Catalina Soberanis
Mirna Cuenta
Javier Cabreja
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @romero_hn @edusanchez19us @RicSotoHN @frank_pacheco @AntiBotsHN @hondurassol @SomosAnticorrup @notibomba Inner City Press Q on Honduras to @AntonioGuterres' @UN_Spokesperson on 8 Feb 2018 before Guterres had Inner City Press roughed up and banned: "The UN team that was sent there, what is its mandate?
UN: No details to share
Video from 25:26 webtv.un.org/watch/daily-pr…
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For UN noon briefing that Inner City Press is banned from for 472nd day by SG @AntonioGuterres, here's the room. ICP's written questions on #Honduras, #Cameroon, China and UN/CA corruption have not been answered. What'll be asked? Thread
@antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked On Honduras amid the US v Tony Hernandez trial which continues jury deliberations today, describe activities of SG @AntonioGuterres's and UN system (@AliciaBarcena) and resident coordinator / representative on JOH's current term
@antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @aliciabarcena @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @AntiBotsHN Now @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric tells his state media scribes, who do not cover the IMF as Inner City Press does, that Big @AntonioGuterres will be in DC for "small states forum" at IMF World Bank meetings on Saturday. #SmallStatesTonyIsCorrupt
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OK - for Honduras trial jury deliberations, Day Two, the courtroom is unlike yesterday allowed to be filled, and an overflow room upstairs. Inner City Press will, despite some push back yesterday pscp.tv/w/1yoKMzlOlZWG… live tweet @SDNYLIVE thread below
@sdnylive @MatthewLeeICP @HCHTelevDigital @unetvhn @HoymismoT @TN5Telenoticias @elpulsohn @UnivisionNews @radiohrn @InSightCrime @notibomba No Honduras news yet - while Judge Castel's courtroom is full of Hondurans, he is holding a conference for another case. Skadden Arps law firm represents the defendant in this case - *not* Tony Hernandez (although Skadden would apparently have no problem but FARA)
@sdnylive @MatthewLeeICP @HCHTelevDigital @unetvhn @HoymismoT @TN5Telenoticias @elpulsohn @UnivisionNews @radiohrn @InSightCrime @notibomba Banned Inner City Press asked On UN's partner UNCA, again what are SG's and USG @MelissaFleming's view of the ethics of UNCA officials taking a paid trip to China ignoring Xinjiang, Hong Kong and bribery by SG-linked CEFC China Energy innercitypress.com/unchina2buysun…
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A continuacion el primero de dos hilos: las declaraciones finales de la Fiscalía, y despues de la defensa.

Aclaro que seguramente no son la totalidad de sus declaraciones, solo lo que ha logrado transcribir @innercitypress durante su cobertura en vivo.
@innercitypress Fiscal Emil Bove comienza diciendo que Tony Hernandez ayudó a introducir 1,600,000,000 dósis de cocaina a los EEUU, cada una de ella pudiendo ser una tragedia. El comenzó sus crimenes en 2004.
@innercitypress Tony Hernandez uso a la @PoliciaHonduras . Acumuló/almacenó su dinero. Para 2006, era un proveedor y fabricante con conexiones en Lationamerica. Puso sus iniciales en la cocaina.
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Here is the UN press briefing at 12:04 pm for noon briefing from which Inner City Press is banned by @AntonioGuterres from 469th day: two correspondents. None of Inner City Press' written Q, on #Honduras, #Peru, #Cameroon, #China, have been answered. Thread
@antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked On Peru and sexual exploitation through MONUSCO, immediately provide the "if asked" information about the case of sexual exploitation by Peru military observer in DRC cursorily e-announced two days, and read-out with @PeruEnLaONU
@antonioguterres @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @PeruEnLaONU Banned Inner City Press asked On China and the SG's undislosed 2016 payments from Gulbenkian which tried to sell its oil company Partex to UN briber CEFC what are Mr. Guterres' comments and action on this [speech by Rep. Smith]?
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OK in #Honduras trial this is it: the closing arguments, US 3 hours, Tony Hernandez 1 hour, then Judge Castel's jury charge. Last night's story here patreon.com/posts/30789074 Below, @SDNYLIVE thread
@sdnylive @MatthewLeeICP @HCHTelevDigital @unetvhn @HoymismoT @TN5Telenoticias @elpulsohn @UnivisionNews @radiohrn @DiarioLaPrensa @Mundo_PN AUSA Bove begins by saying Tony Hernandez help bring 1.6 *billion* doses of cocaine into the United States, each one of which could be a tragedy. He began his crimes in 2004...
@sdnylive @MatthewLeeICP @HCHTelevDigital @unetvhn @HoymismoT @TN5Telenoticias @elpulsohn @UnivisionNews @radiohrn @DiarioLaPrensa @Mundo_PN AUSA: Tony Hernandez used the Honduran National Police. He stockpiled his money. By 2006, he was a supplier and a manufacturer with connections in Latin America. He put his initials on the cocaine....
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As #DemocraticDebate turns to foreign policy, will @AndersonCooper asked about UN corruption and censorship under @AntonioGuterres, #Cameroon, or @SDNYLIVE trial alleging $1 million El Chapo bribe to current #Honduras president JOH?patreon.com/posts/30789074
@andersoncooper @antonioguterres @sdnylive In #DemocraticDebate, @KamalaHarris deploys "Dude Gotta Go" - which should be deployed on corrupt UN Secretary General @AntonioGuterres, who refuses to answer on UN sex abuse and to conceal bribes from China censors Press pressfreedomtracker.us/all-incidents/…
@andersoncooper @antonioguterres @sdnylive @KamalaHarris Now @BetoORourke gratuitously throws in Spanish, "y ademas." Bueno: what are HIS views on Honduras and Juan Orlando Hernandez, as revealed in the @SDNYLIVE trial of his brother Tony Hernandez? Or is the Spanish just a gimmick? What about Peru's UN sexual abuse?
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With #Honduras trial done for the day, back in #SDNY Magistrates Court. It is a drug case. DEA agent in "Boston PD" shirt
Mr Rodriguez was arrested 8 pm yesterday. Charged with drugs, gin, felon in possession. Federal Defender wants bail. Thread
AUSA Nessim says he was arrested with 20 kilos of narcotics and a loaded gun stolen in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Not a citizen
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OK - in #Honduras trial, this week begins after deal on more of Tony H's post arrest statement getting to jury, no more cross examination of Agent Gonzelez but a few more witnesses. Story here patreon.com/posts/30727649 Below, thread
@MatthewLeeICP @sdnylive @unetvhn @HoymismoT @TN5Telenoticias @elpulsohn @radiohrn @diarioelheraldo @Mundo_PN @InSightCrime After Judge Castel muses to jury about Yankees' split in Houston and what will happened today in baseball playoffs, first US witness is Special Agent Papadoupoulous (sp). He referred the DOJ Office of Int'l Affairs
@MatthewLeeICP @sdnylive @unetvhn @HoymismoT @TN5Telenoticias @elpulsohn @radiohrn @diarioelheraldo @Mundo_PN @InSightCrime AUSA: The interview in Miami, was there a time limit?
Agent: Yes, we were operating in a three hour window.
AUSA: Was there a prosecutor from the SDNY there?
Agent: Yes. He explained to the defendant what a proffer meeting was, and the consequences of lying.
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In 1 min or whenever @UN_Spokesperson starts, #Periscope of UN noon briefing from banned Inner City Press' UN bus-stop studios as SG @AntonioGuterres cries poor, hires propagandists @MelissaFleming & @StephDujarric no answers - thread
@UN_Spokesperson @antonioguterres @MelissaFleming @StephDujarric @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked, On Cameroon, Ayuk Tabe states that in SW and NW over 20.000 persons have been killed since 2016, 280 towns and villages have been burnt in SW and NW. What are the UN's numbers, after Guterres had Inner City Press banned for asking?
@UN_Spokesperson @antonioguterres @MelissaFleming @StephDujarric @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked On #Honduras amid the US v Tony Hernandez trial and has asked you why SG Guterres did not even bring up corruption and drug trafficking when he met president JOH, what now are Guterres' belated comments and actions if any?
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Here is video of Tony Hernandez in Denny's in Tegucigalpa, filmed on a watch and card then given to US DEA, from #Honduras trial in SDNY exposing JOH with whom UNSG @AntonioGuterres met but refuses to answer banned Inner City Press' questions about, @SDNYLIVE 1/x
@antonioguterres @sdnylive Here is video 2/x of Tony Hernandez in Denny's in Tegucigalpa, filmed on a watch and card then given to US DEA, from #Honduras trial in SDNY exposing JOH with whom UNSG @AntonioGuterres met but refuses to answer banned Inner City Press' questions about, @SDNYLIVE
@antonioguterres @sdnylive Here is video 3/4 of Tony Hernandez in Denny's in Tegucigalpa, filmed on a watch and card then given to US DEA, from #Honduras trial in SDNY exposing JOH with whom UNSG @AntonioGuterres met but refuses to answer banned Inner City Press' questions about, @SDNYLIVE
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In #SDNY, insiding trading tippee Oujaddou came for sentencing with 5K letter, got courtroom full for GSE antitrust case
US Attorney loves cooperators. Downstairs in #Honduras trial they're using a guy who killed 78 prople, 3 after with DEA
Oojaddou even cheated tipper Pinto Thomaz. Now he apologizes to the government - but not Pinto Thomaz. He gets time served
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UN noon briefing on the budget shortfall under over-spending, Lisbon junket-taking SG @AntonioGuterres - room nearly empty and @UN_Spokesperson not answering written questions from banned Inner City Press, on Cameroon, Honduras, corruption - thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @GovAcctProj @silas_atefor @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked October 10-3: While SG Guterres speaks of budget shortfall and stopping paying staff please immediately confirm or deny he has hired yet another communications official, Zoe Paxton from UK DfID - day later, no answer at all: WASTE
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @GovAcctProj @silas_atefor @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @RepMcCaul @SenMikeLee @SenRickScott @SenatorLankford @SenRubioPress Now UN Catherine Pollard, who laughed as @AntonioGuterres' UN Security pushed Inner City Press asked, says UN will turn off its fountain in traffic circle. This while Guterres keeping hiring propagandists and flies to Lisbon
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Right now the UN is holding a "press briefing" in a room nearly entirely empty from which @AntonioGuterres bans Inner City Press while @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric refuses to answer any of its written questions including today on #Honduras & #Cameroon- thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @rcfp @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press has asked what now are Guterres' belated comments and actions if any on that #Honduras police tear gassed demonstrators who demanded the resignation of President JOH suspected by the #SDNY of collaborating with the drug traffickers?
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @StephDujarric @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @rcfp @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @Mundo_PN @InSightCrime @ElMundoSV @HoyMismoTSI @TN5Telenoticias @hondurassol Banned Inner City Press asked October 10-2: On #Mozambique what are the comments and actions of any of SG Guterres on that Anastacio Matavel was shot dead in Gaza province in the south of the country on Monday by five men armed with assault rifles?
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On #Honduras trial in SDNY, we're back. US' witness is Professor Dario Euraque- they're running through his c.v. for a while now. While Juan Orlando Hernandez seems to be in denial, last week's testimony summarized at patreon.com/posts/30509242 Below, today's thread
@unetvhn @HoyMismoTSI @UnivisionNews @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @Mundo_PN @InSightCrime @ElMundoSV @MatthewLeeICP @sdnylive AUSA: #Honduras also has a legislative branch?
Prof Euraque: Yes.
AUSA: What is the role of the president of that body?
Euraque: President of the Congress has enormous power.
AUSA: How is the position filled?
Euraque: The members are elected, then prez picked
@unetvhn @HoyMismoTSI @UnivisionNews @SomosAnticorrup @hondurassol @Mundo_PN @InSightCrime @ElMundoSV @MatthewLeeICP @sdnylive AUSA: Are you familiar with the concept of personalism in in Honduras politics?
Euraque: Yes, it's about charisma and distributing jobs.
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#Honduras trial in #SDNY has just resumed - Judge Castel joked with the jury about the New York Mets, who fired their manager yesterday, and now the questioning about police and Prez' brother Tony Hernandez continues innercitypress.com/sdny3hondurast… - live tweet thread
@MatthewLeeICP @sdnylive @InSightCrime @ElMundoSV @Mundo_PN @UnivisionNews @hondurassol AUSA: Did there come a time when Lozano told you he was going to be transferred?
Witness: Yes. To Tegucigalpa. I asked Tony Hernandez to help get him transferred there, it was a more important location in terms of cocaine trafficking
@MatthewLeeICP @sdnylive @InSightCrime @ElMundoSV @Mundo_PN @UnivisionNews @hondurassol AUSA: Did you speak directly to the defendant about the transfer?
Witness: Yes. In 2007, I paid him $5,000.
AUSA: Did you have any discussions with the defendant about the payment.
Witness: Yes, he confirmed to me he had received the payment.
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Here is the UN Press Briefing Room for the UN noon briefing Inner City Press is banned from by @AntonioGuterres and @UN_Spokesperson who has not answered any of the questions Inner City Press submitted this morning on #Cameroon and #Honduras / #SDNY- thread
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong Banned Inner City Press asked for @AntonioGuterres response to and explanation of the SDNY prosecutors' assertion that El Chapo gave $1M to Honduras' prez and Guterres' September 24 meeting with him at which neither corruption nor drugs was even raised?
@antonioguterres @UN_Spokesperson @MatthewLeeICP @FUNCA_info @silas_atefor @AdamShawNY @SaraCarterDC @kristina_wong @Mundo_PN @ElMundoSV @sdnylive Banned Inner City Press asked in light of the UN working with the army there, what are SG Guterres' comments and actions if any on that #Mali's Army is using a method to restrain detainees during counterterrorism ops that has led to amputations & serious injuries?
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Right now Judge Engelmayer's courtroom 318 is empty. Will stay on it, but #Honduras trial is wild - US says it will prove that now-jailed drug kingpin El Chapo Guzman gave $1 million to the president of Honduras (who UNSG @AntonioGuterres met without mentioning)
@antonioguterres Update (such as it is) Courtroom 318 is in limbo - the lawyers lounging around waiting to see if and when the jury has more questions or requests for exhibits; one of the lawyers in the hall along with community members. Inner City Press will have a story later ...
@antonioguterres Interim update again: in #6ix9ine trial the lawyers are still in the otherwise empty courtroom during the lunch hour 1-2, they were told the jurors might continue deliberating over lunch so to stay close. If no decision today - they'll be back on Monday...
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Honduras trial in #SDNY, live tweeted by Inner City Press: Government's first witness in Miguel Reynoso, drug investigator; he's being asked about a vehicle search. innercitypress.com/sdny1hondurast… thread
@MatthewLeeICP @Mundo_PN @ElMundoSV @CTVNews @my234Radio Reynoso identifies a Volkswagen he was ordered to search for drugs. Photo is admitted as Exhibit 351. AUSA: What are you doing in this picture?
Reynoso: I am examining the motor of the Volkswagen.
AUSA: I'd like to enter a stipulation of fact.
Judge Castel: OK
@MatthewLeeICP @Mundo_PN @ElMundoSV @CTVNews @my234Radio Stipulation read in as Exh 1005: On June 6, 2018, police lawfully stopped 2 vehicles in Cortez, Honduras: a Toyota and a Volkswagen. The Honduran anti-drug directorate searched the vehicles and lawfully detained the occupants. One had false ID, of a dead man.
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Late last night our delegation arrived in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

This morning we started at 7:45am with a country briefing from the U.S. embassy, met with Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales, and attended a bazaar with goods from embassy-supported programs.
I told the Honduran officials how deeply troubled I am by the culture of corruption and human rights abuses surrounding Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández.

It is important to convey these strong concerns at this critical moment in Honduras.
Next we held an emotional and powerful meeting with the mother and family of Berta Cáceres, a human rights activist who was murdered for her work to protect her indigenous land and the environment.

Justice must be done!
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"The president began by joking to his Cabinet members about all the cameras and told one 'it helps to have a good head of hair,' according to print pool reporter @BennettJohnT.
#Germany called, according to @POTUS to talk about a “big” development with a “certain” model car. He did not elaborate, according to @BennettJohnT pool report from the Cabinet room.
#Mexico government has been “fantastic” at slowing migrant flows, @POTUS tells Cabinet.
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That 10 day mission or service trip you are taking this summer to #Uganda #Honduras #Nepal #Cambodia or #Haiti is trash and we are going to give you 8 reasons why:

1) You aren’t qualified. You have no relevant or useful training, experience or specialization.
2) It is a poor use of money. That $2,000 that you and each member of your “team” is spending? Invest it in the projects you think you’re helping instead.

3) It’s about you. This *experience* is actually not about the needs of “the people “ you are visiting in that country.
4) You are using poor people to make you feel better about your privilege and wealth. Rather than actually investing in efforts to help people get out of poverty, you offer handouts and temporary solutions.

5) You can visit a country for what it HAS rather than what it LACKS...
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June 27-28: ‘Regime change’ #MilitaryCoup anniversary dates in #Guatemala & #Honduras: a somber reminder from @rightsaction mailchi.mp/rightsaction/j…
On June 27, 1954, Jacobo Arbenz – Guatemala’s elected President – was forced from office, after a drawn out, U.S. orchestrated military coup against Arbenz’ government.
On June 28, 2009, Mel Zelaya @MelZelayaR#Honduras’ elected President – was forced out of the country at gun point, in a military #coup legitimized & supported by the #US @StateDept & #Canada @CanadaFP
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BREAKING the Spanish #YellowVests are saying that there is a Coup in #Honduras right now. I haven't confirmed this yet. But supposedly the Presidential Plane left. Will begin translating this now. #ChalecosAmarillos #GilletsJaunes
#FueraJOH
#FuerzaHonduras #HondurasResiste
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📽🔴 #Honduras Coup ?
-National Strike
-Protest of doctors and teachers 
-Overcrowded gas stations⛽️ 
-Health system in its worst crisis 
-Director of the Police took out his own underlings with tear-bombs 💣

(Looks like we have friendly fire)
Breaking! Confirmed :
Departure of #Honduras🆘️'s presidential plane to the United States is confirmed. #FueraJOH

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(Again, I have not personally confirmed this. I will believe it when I see it)
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