Honduras is a nation that has been the victim of dictatorships and massive U.S. intervention during the past century, including several military invasions. The last major U.S. government intervention in Honduras occured during the 1980s, when the Reagain Administration funded death squads and paramilitaries to eliminate any potential "communist threats" in Central America.
Honduras Coup - Day 1 - June 28, 2009
- Coup in Honduras
By Kristin Bricker : June 28, 2009
School of the Americas-Trained Military Detains and Expels Democratically-Elected President Zelaya
- Venezuelan Foreign Minister: Latin America has to Guarantee the Defeat of the Coup in Honduras
By Prensa MPPRE : June 28, 2009
Venezuelan foreign minister, Nicolás Maduro Moros, said Sunday, from Miraflores Presidential Palace, that Latin America must guarantee the defeat of the coup d'etat against the President of Honduras Manuel Zelaya and try those responsible.
- Venezuelan, Cuban, and Nicaraguan Ambassadors to Honduras Kidnapped
By James Suggett : June 28, 2009
Military personnel kidnapped the ambassadors of Venezuela, Cuba, and Nicaragua in Honduras, along with the Honduran Foreign Relations Minister Patricia Rodas, according to Venezuela's ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS), Roy Chaderton.
- Honduran military ousts president ahead of vote
By AP : June 28, 2009
- Obama's First Coup d'Etat: Honduran President has been Kidnapped
By Eva Golinger - Venezuelanalysis.com - trinicenter.com : June 28, 2009
It's a rude awakening for a Sunday morning, especially for the millions of Hondurans that were preparing to exercise their sacred right to vote today for the first time on a consultative referendum concerning the future convening of a constitutional assembly to reform the constitution.
- Chavez slams Honduras 'coup', urges Obama to speak out
By AFP : June 28, 2009
- Honduran leader forced into exile
By BBC : June 28, 2009
Troops in Honduras have ousted the president and flown him out of the country after a power struggle over plans to change the constitution.
- Honduras tense as Zelaya readies re-election vote
June 26, 2009
Honduras' president has vowed to proceed with a vote on constitutional reforms that has plunged the country into crisis, defying the military, Congress and the courts which have declared the vote illegal.
- Honduras heads toward crisis over referendum
By The Associated Press : June 26, 2009
With backing from Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez, Honduras' leftist president pushed ahead Friday with a referendum on revamping the constitution, risking his rule in a standoff against Congress, the Supreme Court and the military.
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