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Honduras Coup - Day 113 - October 18, 2009

  • Delegation probes human rights abuses in Honduras
    By AFP - : October 18, 2009
    A delegation from the Organization of American States arrived to look into possible human rights violations in Honduras since the June 28 coup that overthrew President Manuel Zelaya.

  • Union Member Wounded in Honduras Protest Dies
    By : October 18, 2009
    A union leader wounded by a gunshot in September in a demonstration supporting the reinstatement in power of deposed Honduran President Mel Zelaya died on the weekend, the National Resistance Front against the Coup d'Etat said Sunday.

  • ALBA sanctions Honduras, moves towards new currency
    By : October 18, 2009
    The seventh summit of the Latin American anti-imperialist bloc ALBA concluded Oct. 17 in Cochabamba, Bolivia, with resolute support for ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya, strong opposition to planned US military bases in Colombia—and an agreement to form a new international currency to make the region less dependent on the dollar. The new currency, named the sucre after José Antonio de Sucre, who fought for South America's independence alongside Simon Bolívar, is slated to be issued in coin form in 2010.

  • ALBA leaders voice support for ousted Honduran president, oppose U.S. military base in L. America
    By : October 18, 2009
    The seventh Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA) summit concluded on Saturday in Cochabamba, Bolivia, with resolute support for ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and opposition to U.S. military bases in Latin America, according to reports from La Paz.

  • Leftist LatAm bloc rejects Honduras election
    By Paola Flores, AP - : October 18, 2009
    Leaders of a bloc of leftist Latin American governments urged the international community Saturday to reject the presidential election planned by Honduras' interim government next month.

  • Honduras: Talks stall, British unions demand action
    By : October 18, 2009
    An October 16 deadline set by Honduran President Manual Zelaya for the regime that ousted him in a military coup to agree to his reinstatement has passed without a settlement. Zelaya had warned that if his reinstatement was not agreed to by that time, Honduras would become "ungovernable".

  • Schock fighting against freedom in Honduras
    By : October 18, 2009
    The ousted President Manuel Zelaya, however, is the democratically elected leader who – with the support of the tiny Honduran elite – was forcefully removed from power by the military. And despite the massive propaganda campaign against Zelaya, his popularity hasn't changed. According to a poll that was just released, only 17.4 percent of Hondurans support the coup and a majority still favor Zelaya's return to power.

  • Zelaya Says He "Hasn't Broken Off Talks" and that OAS Backs His Proposal
    By : October 18, 2009
    Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said on Saturday that he "hasn't broken off talks" with the de facto president, Roberto Micheletti, and added that the Organization of American States (OAS) backs his proposal to let Congress decide on his reinstatement.

  • Honduran Resistance to Analyze Anti-coup Strategy
    By : October 18, 2009
    The National Front of Honduras will analyze their strategies this Sunday, in order to achieve constitutional order in the middle of the confused atmosphere which that country lives.

  • Squeeze Micheletti, ALBA leaders urge
    By Tom Mellen - : October 18, 2009
    Leaders of a progressive bloc of Latin American and Caribbean states have urged the international community to reject a presidential election planned by the Honduran coup regime next month.

  • Honduras - Talks Fail
    By : October 18, 2009
    Legitimate Honduran Foreign Affairs Minister Patricia Rodas said during the 7th ALBA Summit that the dialogue aimed at solving the crisis created by the coup against President Manuel Zelaya in her country has failed. reserves the right to publish your email responses in whole or part. If you are responding to a particular article, include the title and link to the article. If you would like your name withheld from publication, state this in your submission and supply a nom de plume

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