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Honduras Coup - Day 134 - November 08, 2009

  • Resistance to boycott elections
    By : November 08, 2009
    Quoting Juan Barahona's statement after a reunion of the Frente de Resistencia, the report specifically notes that too little time remains to ensure no fraud occurs. Barahona added that the Resustance hopes dissident candidates for congress and UD party candidate Cesar Ham will join them and Carlos Reyes in not participating. Ham himself, however, is quoted as saying as an established party UD has not made a decision.

  • Carlos H. Reyes pulls out
    By : November 08, 2009
    Spanish language sources including Honduras La Prensa are reporting that Carlos Reyes has pulled out of the elections.

  • Too late for fair elections
    By : November 08, 2009
    Campaigning has not been possible. People's attention is directed exclusively to the political crisis. Militarization of the country has created an atmosphere of repression that, while highest for those dissenting from the current governmental system, also must affect others who might not have as strong a position on constitutional reform, but may be discouraged from participating freely in elections.

  • Deadlocked For Now
    By : November 08, 2009
    Hugo Llorens, US Ambassador, Jorge Arturo Reina, Arturo Corrales, and two OAS staff people (José Octavio Bordón and Enrique Correa), met in the Marriot hotel but were unable to come up with a way forward. Earlier in the day, Ricardo Lagos, OAS representative to the verification commission, in a CNN interview, blamed Micheletti for not following the Tegucigalpa/San Jose Accord when he unilaterally named a "unity" government headed by himself.

  • Unilateral "Unity Government" Announced in Honduras; Deal "Dead"
    By IPS - : November 08, 2009
    Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said Friday that the agreement reached last week to solve the four-month crisis triggered by a coup d'etat was "dead." The de facto government led by Roberto Micheletti, which took over after Zelaya was removed from his home at gunpoint by the military and sent into exile on Jun. 28, announced late Thursday that he had formed a "government of unity and reconciliation" without the participation of the deposed president. 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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