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Honduras to open embassy in Jerusalem this month | SOURCE: Times of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, meets with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in Jerusalem on October 29, 2015.

Honduras will open an embassy in Jerusalem this month, the country’s president said. Move comes after Central American nation followed Trump in recognizing city as capital. US recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in late 2017, sparking a deterioration in relations with the Palestinians, who views East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.

SOURCE: Times of Israel


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Biden Just Killed Funding for a Controversial Dam Trump Tried to Build in Honduras | SOURCE: VICE World News

The U.S. government withdrew financial support from a proposed dam in Honduras that is at the center of a simmering conflict between local residents and developers. The decision marked a victory for the activist groups in Honduras.

SOURCE: VICE World News


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Ecuador indigenous protestors block access to Petroecuador oil field | SOURCE: REUTERS

A view shows the Ecuador’s state-run Esmeraldas refinery complex in Esmeraldas, Ecuador

An indigenous community in Ecuador’s Amazon region is blocking access to one of state oil company Petroecuador’s main fields.

SOURCE: REUTERS


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