Honduras Coup - Day 2 - June 29, 2009
- Coup in Honduras: Military Ousts President Manuel Zelaya,
Supporters Defy Curfew and Take to the Streets
By Democracy Now! : June 29, 2009
In the first military coup in Central America in a quarter of a century, the Honduran military has ousted the democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya. Former Parliamentary speaker Roberto Micheletti, who was sworn in as Zelaya's replacement on Sunday, has imposed a two-day nationwide curfew. But hundreds of Zelaya supporters remain on the streets, and shots were fired at protesters near the presidential palace early Monday morning...
- UN General Assembly President Expresses Outrage at Coup in Honduras
Sixty-third General Assembly : June 29, 2009
Says crucial for world community to 'stand as one' in condemnation
- Remarks by Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, U.S. Alternative Representative for Special Political Affairs, On the Situation in Honduras, In the General Assembly
United States Mission to the United Nation : June 29, 2009
Yesterday, the United States joined our fellow members of the Organization of American States in condemning the coup, arbitrary detention and expulsion of President Zelaya and calling for the full restoration of constitutional order. We further joined our OAS colleagues in demanding the safe and unconditional return of President Zelaya to Honduras so he can resume his constitutional functions.
- U.S. holds off on cutting aid to Honduras
By Reuters : June 29, 2009
The United States said on Monday it views the ouster of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya as a coup but is not legally declaring this for now....
- Cuban Foreign Minister Reiterates Fidel Castro's Call Not to Negotiate with Honduran Coup Leaders
June 29, 2009
- Showdown in Honduras:
The Rise, Repression and Uncertain Future of the Coup
By Benjamin Dangl : June 29, 2009
- Latin American Nations Begin Economic and Political Blockade Against Coup Government By Kristin Bricker : June 29, 2009
- President Manuel Zelaya Announces his Return to Honduras
Cuban News Agency : June 29, 2009
- A Few Thoughts on the Coup in Honduras
By Jeremy Scahill : June 29, 2009
The US ties to the Honduran military and political establishment run far too deep for all of this to have gone down without at least tacit support or the turning of a blind eye by some US political or military official(s).
- Obama's Real Message to Latin America?
By Nikolas Kozloff : June 29, 2009
Could all of the contentious diplomatic back and forth between Tegucigalpa and Washington have turned the Obama administration against Zelaya? In the days ahead there will surely be a lot of attention and scrutiny paid to the role of Romeo Vasquez, a General who led the military coup against Zelaya. Vasquez is a graduate of the notorious U.S. School of the Americas, an institution which trained the Latin American military in torture.
- Venezuela: Chavez Calls for Continent-Wide Protests against Honduran Coup
By Kiraz Janicke : June 29, 2009
"It's not enough to just say that we condemn it; we demand demonstrations in solidarity with the people of Honduras and with President Manuel Zelaya," he said. Chavez characterized the military coup against Honduran President Manuel Zelaya as "a coup against all of us."
- ALBA Declaration on Honduras Coup D'etat
Proclamation of the Extraordinary Presidential Council : June 29, 2009
- Obama says ousted Zelaya remains president of Honduras
By AFP : June 29, 2009
- Obama says Honduran ouster was 'not legal'
By AP : June 29, 2009
President Barack Obama says the weekend ouster of Honduran leader Manuel Zelaya was a "not legal" coup and that he remains the country's president.
- Familiar US Tactics in Honduras Coup
By Ayinde : June 29, 2009
Through the limited amount of coverage that was being given by the media it was not hard to discern the US government was up to their regime-changing agenda again.
- VSC Statement on military coup in Honduras
By Venezuela Solidarity Campaign : June 29, 2009
We totally and absolutely condemn the coup against democratically-elected President Manuel Zelaya and demand his immediate and unconditional release as well as the immediater release of anybody else that might have been arrested by the plotters.
- US Govt. Confirms it Knew Coup Was Coming
By Eva Golinger : June 29, 2009
So, while many make excuses for the Obama Administration's "calculated" statements, had they been more firm with the coup leaders, instead of "negotiating", the coup may never have happened.
- Honduras isolated over Zelaya ouster
By Reuters : June 29, 2009
- Prime Minister of T&T Patrick Manning condemns Honduras coup
By Richard Lord : June 29, 2009
Prime Minister Patrick Manning is condemning the unconstitutional overthrow, yesterday, of Honduran President, Manuel Zelaya. Manning, in a statement issued hours after the coup in Honduras, called for "the immediate restitution of the constitutionally-elected" Honduran leader.
- Police, Protesters Clash in Honduras
By AP : June 29, 2009
- Obama Has the Power and Responsibility to Help Restore Democracy in Honduras
By Roberto Lovato : June 29, 2009
"...the leader of the coup, General Romeo Vasquez, and many other military leaders repressing the populace received 'counterinsurgency' training at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), formerly known as the infamous 'School of the Americas,' responsible for training those who perpetrated the greatest atrocities in the Americas."
- Obama Must Strongly and Unequivocally Condemn the Coup in Honduras
By Roberto Lovato, AlterNet : June 29, 2009
- Military coup in Honduras
June 29, 2009
On Sunday, Hondurans were expecting to vote in a first ever nation-wide survey. Instead they woke to find the military in control of the streets and their elected President Manuel Zelaya kidnapped and flown to Costa Rica. Soon after, an emergency convening of the National Congress appointed Zelaya's political rival, Roberto Micheletti, as the new president. However, Hondurans were quick to take to the street and world leaders just as fast to denounce the move, demanding the return to power of Manuel Zelaya and refusing to deal with the coup leaders.
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