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Honduras Coup - Day 124 - October 29, 2009

  • Report both sides will sign tomorrow
    By : October 29, 2009
    Press reports most recently including AP say both sides have agreed to sign an accord establishing a power- sharing government. The restitution of President Zelaya will be voted on by Congress, news articles say, after Congress receives a report by the Supreme Court.

  • Talks Resume after US Mission Arrives
    By Thelma Mejía - : October 29, 2009
    At the urging of a high-level U.S. government mission, the negotiating teams of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and de facto leader Roberto Micheletti restarted talks Thursday to find a solution to the four-month political crisis.

  • Political climate in Honduras is costing its economy
    By : October 29, 2009
    The Latin Americanist has been reporting on the political turmoil in Honduras for months now. While politically, Brazil has played a role by allowing ousted President Manuel Zaleya to take refuge in its embassy in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa, the U.S. plays a much larger role in terms of economics.

  • As talks resume, optimism in coup-torn Honduras
    By Juan Zamorano, AP - : October 29, 2009
    Honduras' opposing political factions resumed talks Thursday and expressed hope that a deal could be reached soon to end the power crisis that has paralyzed the country since a coup four months ago.

  • Honduran talks resume, radio says deal may be near
    By Sean Mattson - : October 29, 2009
    Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and de facto rulers in power since a June coup returned to the negotiating table on Thursday under U.S. pressure, with a pro-Zelaya radio station saying a deal may be close.

  • U.S. Urges Quick Settlement in Honduras
    By : October 29, 2009
    U.S.' top diplomat for Latin America Thomas Shannon says that a rapid resolution of the Honduran crisis is needed because "we have only a month before the elections of Nov. 29".

  • Scary armed forces developments
    By : October 29, 2009
    These letters have been sent to all the mayors in Honduras from the armed forces, asking them to serve as spies for the regime. The police and armed forces have also warned that anyone promoting a boycott of the elections will be considered a terrorist...

  • The Electoral Theater of the Military-Political Coup
    By Juan Almendares - : October 29, 2009
    Here we examine the scene of the 2009 Honduran elections and its relationship with the military-political coup. The theater has two components: the text and the show. The first covers the history, context, time and space, whether real or imaginary. The second the protagonists, antagonists and both active and passive spectators. The military coup is the staging of electoral theater.

  • From Guantanamo to Honduras: Psychological Wars Then and Now
    By Joseph Shansky - : October 29, 2009
    Following orders by coup government officials, the army has been frequently directing harsh noises at the embassy occupants. The most recent example took place early in the morning of October 21, when the broadcast included military anthems, rock music, and animal noises (pig grunts, in an apparent attempt to add insult to injury) at an excessive volume, and on a constant loop from around 1:30 am to 7 am.

  • As Honduran Elections Near, US Diplomats Seek End to Leadership Crisis
    By Sara Miller llana - : October 29, 2009
    US envoys are in Honduras trying to broker a last-minute deal between ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim President Roberto Micheletti ahead of presidential elections Nov. 29.

  • Preliminary Deal on Honduras Crisis Denied
    By : October 29, 2009
    Representatives of Honduran constitutional President Manuel Zelaya denied on Thursday stories by the de facto regime on the existence of a preliminary agreement to solve the crisis caused by the coup.

  • Honduras coup govt takes Brazil to world court over Zelaya
    By Mike Corder, AP - : October 29, 2009
    Honduras' interim government has filed a case at the U.N.'s highest court accusing Brazil of meddling in internal Honduran affairs by allowing ousted President Manuel Zelaya to stay at its embassy in Tegucigalpa, the court announced Thursday.

  • Zelaya, de facto camp to resume talks in Honduras
    By : October 29, 2009
    Negotiators for ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and de facto rulers in power since a June coup will resume talks on Thursday, after a U.S. delegation arrived to push for a solution to the crisis.

  • Clinton Sends Officials to Honduras to End Crisis
    By Stephen Kaufman - : October 29, 2009
    Washington - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is sending three U.S. officials to Honduras for talks with ousted President Manuel Zelaya and the interim head of the de facto Honduran government, Roberto Micheletti, to reflect the urgency in finding a resolution to the country's political crisis before elections scheduled for November. 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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