Saturday, July 12, 2014

Sonia Naazario: The Children of the Drug Wars and the Migration from Honduras


Sonia Nazario, auithor of the book Enrique's Journey which tells tells the astonishing true story of the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States. reports that she recently traveled to Honduras to spend a week with Enrique's family.  She writes that "I saw firsthand the unimaginable violence that children face daily that is caused by the narco/drug traffickers who run much of Honduras."

Narzario has a cover opinion piece for the New York Times' Sunday Review entitled "The Children of teh Drug Wars."  The piece contends that proposals by President Obama and others to shortchange due process and expedite removal of these children will send many of them back to certain death. 


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