[Translation of an article from TeleSUR of Venezuela for September 16. See original article here.]
One dead and an undetermined number of injured is the result of repression by security forces of the government of Porfirio Lobo against a peaceful march in San Pedro Sula, in the north of Honduras, a demonstration called by the Frente Nacional de Resistencia Popular to celebrate the 189th anniversary of the independence of the Central American country.
This was the announcement by the president of the Comité para la Defensa de los Derechos Humanos en Honduras, Andrés Pavón, who identified the deceased as Efraín López.
“The death resulted from asphyxiation because of the tear gas fired at the participants in the march,” Pavón told the local press. (more…)