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Honduras Coup - Day 24 - July 21, 2009

  • Honduran unions call general strike
    By Morning Star Reporter in Tegucigalpa - : July 21, 2009
    In a direct challenge to Honduras's military dictatorship, the country's three main trade union federations have called a two-day general strike, beginning on Thursday.

  • Despite Pledge to Cut Military Ties to Coup Regime,
    US Continues to Train Honduran Soldiers at School of Americas

    By Democracy Now! - : July 21, 2009
    While the European Union cut off aid to the coup regime in Honduras, the United States continues the money flow, and while the US says it has cut military ties, the National Catholic Reporter reveals Honduran army officers are still receiving military training at the notorious School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • Brazil: Amorim Calls Hillary and Criticizes Mediation by Arias
    By Folha de S. Paulo - : July 21, 2009
    Amorim conveyed Brazil's criticism to Hillary regarding the way in which the mediation "on equal footing" was being carried out between the coup and deposed governments, under the leadership of Costa Rican President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias. / The Minister informed the Secretary of State -- who sponsored the mediation by Arias -- that Brazil did not approve of the possibility that the coup organizers could impose conditions for the return of President Zelaya, much less that of a coalition government of the two sides.

  • These are the Coup Leaders, They Will be Judged!
    By El Libertador - Posted by Kristin Bricker - : July 21, 2009
    These are the coup leaders: 1) Carlos Flores Facussé; 2) Rafael Leonardo Callejas; 3) Cardenal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez; 4) Adolfo Facussé; 5) Armida de López Contreras; 6) Schucry Kafie; 7) Elvin Santos; 8) Emilio Larach; 9) Enrique Ortez Colindres; 10) Pastor Evelio Reyes; 11) Felícito Ávila; 12) José Alfredo Saavedra; 13) Jorge Canahuati; 14) Jorge Yllescas; 15) Juan Ferrera; 16) Juan Ramón Martínez; 17) Carlos López Contreras; 18) Billy Joya; 19) Ana Abarca; 20) Rafael Ferrari; 21) Juan José Pineda; 22) Vilma Morales; 23) Marcia Villeda; 24) Renato Álvarez; 25) Ramón Custodio; 26) Rafael Pineda Ponce; 27) Olban Valladares; 28) Pastor Oswaldo Canales; 29) Ricardo Maduro; 30) Romeo Vásquez Velásquez; 31) Porfirio Lobo Sosa; 32) Ricardo Álvarez; 33) Antonio Rivera; 34) Guillermo Pérez Cadalso; 35) Mauricio Villeda; 36) María Martha Díaz; 37) Antonio Tavel Otero; 38) Luis Rubí; 39) Toribio Aguilera; 40) Ramón Velásquez Nassar; 41) Elán Reyes Pineda; 42) Luz Ernestina Mejía; 43) Martha Lorena Casco; 44) Rodolfo Irías Navas; 45) Rigoberto Chang Castillo; 46) Mirna Castro; 47) Gabriela Núñez; 48) Hugo Llorens.

  • Defiant Honduras leaders to expel Venezuela diplomats
    By Francisco Jara, AFP - : July 21, 2009
    The increasingly defiant de facto leaders in Honduras Tuesday gave 72 hours to staff from Venezuela's embassy to leave, accusing them of threatening to use force and meddling in internal affairs. / Venezuelan diplomats swiftly rejected the expulsion order, saying it was issued by leaders of an illegitimate government that ousted President Manuel Zelaya in a coup late last month.

  • Zelaya: US can 'immediately' reinstate me
    By : July 21, 2009
    "This [the Honduran crisis] will be over in the blink of an eye once the United States takes clear steps against those behind the coup," Zelaya told the Spanish daily El Mundo at the Honduras embassy in Nicaraguan capital Managua, reported Reuters on Tuesday.

  • Five things the Corporate Media doesn't want you to know about the Coup in Honduras
    By Dawn - : July 21, 2009
    1. It was a military coup carried out on behalf of corporate and transnational elites. "Restoring Democracy" though a military coup is akin to bombing your way to peace.

  • Honduras' interim government sends lobbying team to US hoping to head off threatened sanctions
    By Mark Stevenson - : July 21, 2009
    The soldiers, politicians and businessmen who ousted left-leaning President Manuel Zelaya are taking their battle from Honduras into the U.S. political arena, waging a lobbying campaign to paint themselves as a bulwark against "dictatorship" and "communism."

  • Final collapse of Honduras talks raises threat of new violence
    By Simon Gardner, Reuters - : July 21, 2009
    Honduras's political foes are on a collision course after negotiations collapsed over control of the country and the exiled President Manuel Zelaya vowed to return home, despite warnings from the de facto government.

  • Honduras: Mass resistance to military coup grows
    By Felipe Stuart Couronyer - : July 21, 2009
    Mass resistance to the illegal military coup that overthrew elected Honduran President Manuel “Mel” Zelaya on June 28 is continuing to grow. 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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