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Morazanist Patriotic Front (FPM)


A radical, leftist terrorist group that first appeared in the late 1980s. Attacks made in protest of US intervention in Honduran economic and political affairs.


Attacks on US, mainly military, personnel in Honduras. Claimed responsibility for attack on a bus in March 1990 that wounded seven US servicemen. Claimed bombing of Peace Corps office in December 1988, bus bombing that wounded three US servicemen in February 1989, attack on US convoy in April 1989, and grenade attack that wounded seven US soldiers in La Ceiba in July 1989. The organization has not recently engaged in terrorist activity.


Unknown, probably relatively small.

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External Aid

Had ties to former Government of Nicaragua and possibly Cuba.

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