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Honduras Coup - Day 247 - March 01, 2010

  • Honduras News in Review—February 2010
    By : March 01, 2010
    Over the course of the month since Porfírio "Pepe" Lobo took office as Honduran president, the Committee of Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared (Cofadeh) has documented 254 human rights violations. Details of the Cofadeh report were announced at a Feb. 23 press conference by the National Popular Resistance Front (FNRP) and the Platform for Human Rights (Plataforma de Derechos Humanos), a recently formed collective of Honduran human rights NGOs that includes Cofadeh. Documented violations included two murders, eight cases of torture, two kidnappings, 53 illegal detentions, two cases of sexual assault, 14 illegal searches, 150 people forced to flee the country for fear of life and limb, 25 more relocated to a different city within the country for similar reasons and 30 who changed address for the same.

  • Honduras and the Rio Summit
    By Ricardo Salgado - : March 01, 2010
    Ricardo Salgado talks about the significance of the results of the Rio Summit to his own country Honduras. He also elaborates on the growing rate of Human Rights violations under the new 'President' Porfirio Lobo, disguised by a new technique of selective assassinations and terrorisation.

  • Cristina Kirchner: Obama Admin is Hard Blow to Latin American Hopes
    By : March 01, 2010
    The president of Argentina, Cristina Kirchner, said in an interview with CNN that she believes that in Latin America there is "a sense" of "missed opportunities" with the government of Barack Obama in the United States. The declaration takes place a few days before her meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, scheduled for Monday in Montevideo, where both will attend the inauguration of Uruguayan President José Mujica.

  • Call in to stop the alarming post-coup murders in Honduras!
    By : March 01, 2010
    Yesterday, Hondurans marched in the streets of Tegucigalpa to demand that the recently installed government of Porfirio Lobo halt its attacks on the peaceful Resistance movement. The National Front for Popular Resistance has documented at least *254* human rights violations, including murder, kidnappings and rape, since Pepe Lobo took over for the de facto government.

  • Clinton: U.S. critics losing force in Latin America
    By : March 01, 2010
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday defended the Obama administration's approach to Latin America, saying it had helped to resolve crises in Honduras and Haiti and taken the teeth out of fierce criticism of U.S. policies by leftist leaders. 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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