Honduras

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Hondurans burn government buildings, demand that US drug enforcement agencies leave

After US DEA agents shot 4 villagers in northeastern Honduras, angry residents burned government offices and demanded that the DEA leave.

"Protesters in Honduras have burned down government offices and demanded that US drug enforcers leave the area following the fatal shooting of four people.

Two men and two pregnant women were shot dead in a boat on the Patuca River in north-eastern Honduras on Friday, local officials say.

The Soccer War 1969 - Kapuscinski

"In Latin America, he said, the border between soccer and politics is vague."

"... existing tensions between the two countries were inflamed by rioting during the second North American qualifying round for the 1970 FIFA World Cup. On July 14, 1969, the Salvadoran army launched an attack against Honduras. The Organization of American States negotiated a cease-fire which took effect on July 20, with the Salvadoran troops withdrawn in early August." (Wikipedia)