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"soto cano air base" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news. I'm lakshmi singh president. Donald trump is not giving up the republican says. His campaign will pursue all legal avenues to ensure full transparency of the vote count from the election. Here's npr's franco or is the president's campaign is already pursuing multiple legal challenges alleging fraud and voter disenfranchisement but the campaign has not provided any systematic evidence in a statement. Trump says we will pursue this process through every aspect of the law to guarantee. The american people have confidence in our government. The president argues. The fight is no longer about one single election. His statement came as former vice president. Joe biden in pennsylvania in georgia. Two states where ballots are still being counted. The trump campaign's lawyer insists. This election is not over. The trump campaign has requested a recount in wisconsin and georgia is likely headed for a recount as well franko or donas. Npr news elections officials leading ballot. Tallying in their toss up states are forcefully defending their respective counts. Georgia said it has witnessed widespread irregularities and in pennsylvania philadelphia mayor. Jim kenney warned against messing with the basic democratic right. The votes will continue to be counted until every valid mail in ballots. Absentee ballot and provisional ballots counted so while some including the president continued to spew baseless claims of fraud claims for which is team has not produced one iota of evidence what we have seen here in philadelphia's democracy pure and simple their response from president trump's allies in congress is mixed. Npr's kelsey snell reports. Senate majority leader mitch. Mcconnell agrees all legal votes must be counted but stopped short of rebuking. Trump's unsubstantiated claims of vote fraud republican reaction at trump's comments has varied widely speaking on fox news house minority leader. Kevin mccarthy falsely claimed trump won the election and tweeted that republicans will not back down from this battle. Senate majority leader mitch. Mcconnell made a statement on twitter without referencing trump directly. He said every legal ballots should be counted and courts are intended to apply laws and resolve. Disputes mcconnell repeatedly sidestepped questions about trump's claims during a press event in kentucky others like utah. Senator mitt romney and nebraska. Senator ben sasse have forcefully rejected trump's claims and have insisted that any claims of fraud must be backed up with evidence kelsey snell npr news washington. New york is suing sotheby's for allegedly helping an art collector defraud the state out of millions of dollars state attorney general letitia. James accuses the auction house arranging tax exemption or resale certificates for major client. Even though it knew the collector was not eligible for exemption. The dow is down one hundred. Twenty four points this is. Npr in central america. Getting aid to victims of tropical storm. Ava has been complicated by landslides in other. Storm related devastation. Meanwhile in on duris and bama a us joint military task force is helping in the rescue effort. Money martin has details a military crew assigned to a us blackhawk. Medical evacuation team has been helping in the rescue of stranded storm victims thursday. Us army spokesperson says that partners and neighbours to honduras panama about twenty five military personnel and four helicopters out of soto cano air base juris had been deployed to help in the area around some federal soula while more have traveled to help save lives in affected areas in panama. According to military press the mission of the joint task force called bravo includes disaster relief meanwhile in nearby water malam aid and rescue efforts have been complicated by continuing landslides blocking highways for npr news. I'm martin and i'm thinking well.
"soto cano air base" Discussed on Intercepted with Jeremy Scahill
"Talk about how the dirty wars in Central America and in Honduras and the US presence there in the nineteen eighties. Created some of the conditions that we now see causing or continuing to support this notion that people feel like they need to flee hunters have been used as sort of an airport for US State Department for military onto one of the largest airbase in the region. Soto Cano air base and part of it. It's geopolitical location right on his one hour from Cuba by plane immediately next to Nick at I win and Salvador, which in the eighties were had active get ES, right? And we're fighting and winning right? So I will one in nineteen seventy nine with able to take power, and this is important geopolitically for the United States to sort of, you know, at this point during the Reagan years was the red scare right in the fear that communism. Was going to spread throughout the region that they were connected with the Soviet Union Cuba, but also this emerging drug war. And so on it as what many people say like this backyard, right for the United States where they can sort of bring in deposit and train people. There's regions and undo nece where revolutionary leaders from Nick, our Salvador were tortured or even from on Dudas. There's about two thousand students were disappeared during the period. And oftentimes like you said covered up on Dudas has always been sort of the US. Latkes right. I'm not talking about the hunter and people I'm talking about Honduran, government and hunter poor leaders. Right. What happens in essence that from nineteen sixty two to nineteen eighty there were military leaders passed on leadership throughout that region? Elections didn't happen. It was sort of a packed it process until nineteen eighty the candidate that most people wanted to win wasn't since quarter the vow west, actually. Melissa Alabama though who was a progressive candidate. He was a liberal party member. And he mysteriously dies unclear how he died. Some people say he was poisoned. Some people say it was healthcare. And then Swiss court, lavar, emerges, someone that's going to be a lackey to US the US embassy and the US department Doris is a good friend and partner of the United States presidents Oiseaux leadership has returned on doors to democracy and his government has embarked on a prompt and courageous effort to return the country to weaken Nommik health. Under his watch two thousand students were killed many many more had to flee the country into Mahyco and other places to be exiled and most of the Getty egg movements that were formed on where basically squashed right through both surveillance and also covert operations as well as just random violence so growing up on doing during this period in the seventies appeared of dictatorship. You know? I remember transit between cities was really difficult. So you would go from one city to another. And it was a two hour drive. That would take four to six hours because military stopped you the police stopped to the military police. Stop do. Right. So you had to get off the bus and everybody was search. And so we're seeing that era sort of return now to undo that. So particularly post a second election of one land, which was fraudulent right world clear that he didn't win this elections. But that they were rigged people started to protest. And..