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Honduras Coup - Day 200 - January 13, 2010

  • Arias To Boycott Lobo Inauguration
    By : January 13, 2010
    Oscar Arias, president of Costa Rica, announced today he will not attend the inauguration of Porfirio Lobo Sosa. Arias was among those calling for the international community to recognize the results of the November 29 election. Arias said that Lobo's inability to get Micheletti to resign before January 27 "was a demonstration of weakness that neither Lobo nor the Honduran people deserve."

  • Year of Resistance: Interview with Eva Golinger
    By Cindy Sheehan - : January 13, 2010
    Traditionally, there have been governments before Hugo Chávez who were subservient to US interests. In fact, over 40 years after the fall of the last dictatorship in 1958, pretty much the governments here in place were clients of the United States. It was a client state. By the time Chávez came to power in 1998, Venezuela had pretty much privatized most of its industries that had been public industries, including communications, electricity, basic social services, heathcare.

  • Honduran congress votes to leave ALBA
    By : January 13, 2010
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has joined legitimate Honduran president Manuel Zelaya in condemning the Honduras coup regime's withdrawal from a trade treaty uniting Latin America's most progressive countries.

  • Ministers Challenge Military In Supreme Court
    By : January 13, 2010
    A group of Evangelical ministers have challenged the military to explain to the court why they were denied permission to visit President Manuel Zelaya even though they had completed all the paperwork and obtained all the required permissions. Today the Supreme Court accepted the case brought against Romeo Vasquez Velasquez, Jorge Alberto Rodas Gamero, and Mario Hung Pacheco. Justice Omar Galeano Mejia was assigned the case. In addition to getting an explanation from the three accused gentlemen, the judge will rule on the human rights claims made by the evangelical ministers.

  • Honduras announces withdrawal from ALBA
    By : January 13, 2010
    Hundreds of members of the Resistance Front Against the Coup, which supports Zelaya, demonstrated in the streets of the Honduran capital to protest against the legislative initiative to withdraw from ALBA.

  • Amnesty Bill for Honduran Putschists Rejected
    By : January 13, 2010
    The Honduran Congress will be debating an amnesty bill, on Tuesday, for the authors of the coup against President Manuel Zelaya, amid strong rejection by the civil society because crimes against humanity will go unpunished.

  • Honduras: Why Do Garifuna Community Radios Burn?
    By : January 13, 2010
    In the early morning hours of Wednesday January 6, the Garifuna community radio Faluma Bimetu (“Sweet Coconut”) based in Triunfo de la Cruz was burnt down by unknown armed individuals who proceeded to loot the station's radio equipment. This is not the first time the radio has been attacked and its equipment stolen. 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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