San Pedro Sula downtown militarized – crackdown continues

QC Delegation reports that the military crackdown in San Pedro Sula continues. The downtown area is totally militarized with groups of security forces armed with M-16’s are positioned on every corner for 10 square blocks. People on the street are grabbed and detained – tear gas canisters are thrown into the streets to disperse people. A helicopter if flying overhead. The full number of wounded and detained is not yet known.

Our delegation is now visiting polling stations where there is reportedly very low turnout. More reports coming. See our original report for more photos.