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Honduras Coup - Day 20 - July 17, 2009

  • US opposed to Zelaya's Honduras return attempt
    By AFP - : July 17, 2009
    The United States is opposed to any attempted return to Honduras of deposed leader Manuel Zelaya, fearing it could jeopardize reconciliation talks hosted by Costa Rican President Oscar Arias.

  • Leaders Gathered for Bolivia Bicentennial Rally Behind Zelaya
    Latin American Herald Tribune - : July 17, 2009
    The presidents gathered on Thursday to celebrate the bicentennial of an uprising in La Paz against Spanish rule expressed support for deposed Honduran President Mel Zelaya and called for an end to U.S. military involvement and influence in Latin America.

  • Honduras: protest actions continue; compromise in works?
    By WW4 Report - : July 17, 2009
    Thousands of protesters again blocked major roads across Honduras July 16 to demand the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya. In a telephone call broadcast to protesters, Zelaya said: "I call upon you to maintain the resistance. Do not desist for a moment, or else Honduras is doomed [derrumba]."

  • Zelaya: Soon Return to Honduras
    By PL - : July 17, 2009
    Honduran President Manuel Zelaya reaffirmed Friday he will soon return to his country to join his people in the fight against Honduran coupists and to restore constitutional order.

  • Law Abiding Hondurans on Day 20
    By PL - : July 17, 2009
    Popular mobilizations in Honduras for the return of constitutional order and President Manuel Zelaya have reached Friday their 20th day of resistance to the coup, without signs of exhaustion.

  • Castro Says US Backs Honduras Coup
    By Circles Robinson - : July 17, 2009
    Former Cuban President Fidel Castro accused the US Department of State on Thursday of supporting the military coup in Honduras that toppled President Manuel Zelaya. / In one of his frequent newspaper columns, Castro said the negotiations in Costa Rica are a ploy by Washington to give time to the coup leaders to consolidate their position.

  • Unions call for world boycott of Honduran ships
    Reuters - : July 17, 2009
    The International Transport Workers' Federation called on its 4.5 million members on Friday to boycott ships flying the Honduran flag to protest the military coup that ousted President Manuel Zelaya.

  • Honduras ship action declared
    International Transport Workers' Federation - : July 17, 2009
    The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) today called for all its union members to oppose the coup in Honduras by focusing protests on the Honduran merchant fleet.

  • What must be demanded of the United States
    By Fidel Castro - : July 17, 2009
    It is now known that idea of promoting a peace move initiated in Costa Rica emerged from the offices of the State Department in order to contribute to the consolidation of the military coup. / The coup was conceived of and organized by unscrupulous individuals on the extreme right, dependable officials of George W. Bush and promoted by him. / All of them, without exception, have a bulky file of anti-Cuba activities.

  • Chiquita in Latin America: From Arbenz to Zelaya
    By Nikolas Kozloff - : July 17, 2009
    While there's no evidence linking Chiquita to the recent coup in Honduras, there's enough of a confluence of suspicious characters and political heavyweights here to warrant further investigation. From COHEP to Covington to Holder to Negroponte to McLarty, Chiquita has sought out friends in high places, friends who had no love for the progressive labor policies of the Zelaya regime in Tegucigalpa.

  • Nicaraguan President Ortega Says Plot to Overthrow Him to Fail
    By Blake Schmidt - : July 17, 2009
    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said an alleged plot to overthrow him by U.S. intelligence agencies and domestic political opponents will fail because he has the backing of his country's armed forces and police. / Ortega also accused the acting Honduran government of dressing up its soldiers to look like Nicaraguan troops and attacking Honduran barracks in a plot to frame the Nicaraguan military.

  • Micheletti sends letter to the UN denouncing Chávez actions : July 17, 2009
    Pro-Zelaya demonstrators took the streets demanding the return of the ousted ruler

  • Honduran Supremes: the Absurd Lightness of Being : July 17, 2009 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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