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Another Brownback in a hot spot

When the president of Honduras was arrested by soldiers and exiled Sunday after a controversial referendum, the Americans in the country included Andy Brownback, a son of Sen. Sam Brownback. He's a Kansas State University senior studying at the Panamerican School of Agriculture at Zamorano. Classes have continued, but students are no longer permitted to leave campus, he wrote in the Topeka Capital-Journal. "The response to the news by students at the university was remarkably disinterested," he wrote. "The majority of students come from Latin American countries in the region, all of which are accustomed to varying degrees of civil unrest." Brownback is scheduled to leave July 12.