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Honduras Coup - Day 191 - January 04, 2010

  • Honduran Teachers on Strike
    By : January 04, 2010
    Honduran teachers went on strike demanding to collect off the arrears and rejected a disposition of facto regime to put forward the beginning of the course. The teachers claim the expenditure of the indebted wages to more than 3 500 teachers and also the money they usually received from the Honduran Social Adjustment Program and Educational Quality.

  • Correa denounces conspiracy
    By : January 04, 2010
    Ecuador President Rafael Correa denounced a Honduras-like conspiracy with US support to try and destabilize Ecuador by misleading the Police and Armed Forces into a coup. / In radio and TV addresses, Correa recalled that since they failed to win the elections, ex President and retired Col. Lucio Gutierrez, and his brother, ex Capt. Gilmar shifted to "misleading the military and police in anti-government plots."

  • Zelaya and 13 Friends Spend Holidays in Brazil Embassy in Spirit of Resistance
    By Luana Lourenço - : January 04, 2010
    The deposed Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and his wife spent Christmas eve in the Brazilian embassy, in Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras, after more than three months holed up in the place. First Lady, Xiomara Castro, in a statement to BBC Brasil, admitted that this Xmas was not "just like other ones." and described the celebrations as having "some limits, but in a spirit of resistance."

  • From Coup-lite to Truth-lite:
    US Policy and Death Squad Democracy in Honduras

    By Andrés Thomas Conteris - : January 04, 2010
    In the Top Ten Ways You Can Tell Which Side the United States Government is On With Regard to the Military Coup in Honduras, Mark Weisbrot correctly illustrates U.S. backing for the coup regime and its lack of support for democracy. For more than 100 days, I have been holed up inside the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa, accompanying President Manuel Zelaya and covering the story for Democracy Now! and other independent media. In case Mark's points were not convincing, here are 10 more ways to help you decide.

  • Uncovering Canadian Involvement in Honduras
    By David Parker - : January 04, 2010
    Canadian journalist Dawn Paley (Dominion Newpaper, is spending a month in Honduras to uncover Canadian corporate and government involvement in the coup d’etat. Since the coup, Honduran civil society has risen up and taken to the streets by the tens of thousands to demand a return to democratic rule by re-instating President Zelaya. The de facto government, headed by Porfirio Lobo, held elections on November 29th, that saw a record low turnout.

  • HONDURAS: Entrenched Corruption Stymies Hope
    By : January 04, 2010
    Corruption in Honduras has taken root at every level of the state, which is helpless to combat it because of the lack of credibility of most of its institutions, the erosion of social capital and the public perception that the problem is here to stay. 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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