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Honduras Coup - Day 174 - December 18, 2009

  • President-elect says Zelaya should be allowed to leave Brazilian embassy
    By : December 18, 2009
    Honduran President-elect Porfirio Lobo Sosa said Thursday that ousted President Manuel Zelaya should be allowed to leave the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, where he has stayed since Sept. 21.

  • Zelaya blames on Micheletti withdrawal from ALBA
    By : December 18, 2009
    Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said that the proceedings for Honduras' withdrawal from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), that the interim government has just begun, were part of the agenda of the coup plotters who ousted him on June 28th. The pullout from the alliance promoted by the Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez "is due only to the agenda that Mr. (Roberto) Micheletti has to fulfill, precisely as a result of the coup d'état," Zelaya told the Honduran station radio Globo, as reported by AFP.

  • Zelaya: Putschists Plan to Leave Honduras out of ALBA
    By : December 18, 2009
    Leaving Honduras out of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of our Americas (ALBA) is part of the putschists agenda, constitutional President Manuel Zalaya denounced on Friday. Putschists had the task of reversing all the social processes and halt the changes that had been proposed for the country. This is part of the coup government goal, Zelaya told Radio Globo station.

  • Murders bring fears of deepening Honduran crisis
    By : December 18, 2009
    A spate of abductions and murders has prompted concern that the political crisis in Honduras is still claiming victims despite the election of a new government. Gunmen have killed two young activists in recent separate attacks amid a continued crackdown against supporters of the ousted president, Manuel Zelaya.

  • Swedish journalist in peril in Honduras
    By : December 18, 2009
    The life of a Swedish journalist who revealed information of alleged electoral fraud in Honduras is in danger, the Investigation Commission on Attacks against Journalists (CIAP) of the Latin American Federation of Journalists (FELAP) said.

  • Honduran Resistance Rejects De Facto Regime Accusations
    By : December 18, 2009
    The National Resistance Front against the Coup d'Etat in Honduras rejected Thursday recent accusations by de facto President Roberto Micheletti, who blamed the popular movement for the murder of Catherine Nicolle on Tuesday.

  • Micheletti contradicted by DNIC on assassination
    By : December 18, 2009
    ...turns out Carol Cabrera's daughter was killed by soccer hooligans—no relation to the Resistance—at least according to the Honduran FBI. She got caught in the crossfire between fanáticos (the Spanish is so much more accurate than the shortened English version of the word) of Olimpia and Motagua—the Ultrafiel gang of Olimpia fans, vs. the Revo gang of Motagua fans. I wonder what Cabrera has to say about her daughter's tragic demise being used for the dictatorship's propaganda.

  • US to lift visa ban for Honduras: lawmaker
    By AFP - : December 18, 2009
    The United States will soon resume issuing visas to Hondurans it barred after president Manuel Zelaya was overthrown in a June coup, Republican Senator George LeMieux said Thursday. Citing a letter he received from the US State Department announcing the measure, LeMieux told reporters that "visa procedures will be normalized... very quickly." 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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