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Honduras coup: Why the 10-year anniversary matters today

On Monday, the Trump administration announced a new rule for asylum-seekers at the southern border: people who pass through another country en route to the U.S. and fail to seek asylum there will not be eligible for U.S. protection.

Few people who leave home for the U.S. apply in countries like Guatemala, though more have sought refuge in Mexico in recent years. And many regional experts consider these transit countries unsafe, since they struggle with some of the challenges people are fleeing in the first place, like gang

What happened in Honduras back in 2009?Has the bumpy road after the coup started to smooth out?What does this have to do with what we’re seeing in Honduras today? 

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