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Honduras Coup - Day 255 - March 09, 2010

  • Haiti: A Truly Astounding Gift
    By Sam Isaac Edwards - : March 09, 2010
    In the western hemisphere there exists but one small populational subset that is equally as poor and equally as needy as those who now inhabit Port au Prince. It is the half million or so Hondurans who live on the Moskita Coast, a geographically isolated region of the Honduran jungle along the border with Nicarauga.

  • U.S. lawmakers denounce ongoing Honduras violence
    By Emile Schepers - : March 09, 2010
    Nine members of Congress have written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asking her to press the Honduran government to stop violent repression against supporters of overthrown president Manuel Zelaya. The letter was signed by Reps. Jan Schakowsky D-Ill., James McGovern, D-Mass., Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., Sam Farr, D-Calif., Barbara Lee, D-Calif., Maxine Waters, D-Calif., James Oberstar, D-Minn., Michael Honda, D-Calif., and John Conyers, D-Mich. It calls for Clinton to "fully investigate reports of severe rights abuses in Honduras," and to pressure the administration of President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo into putting a stop to these abuses.

  • Honduran politics
    By : March 09, 2010
    Porfirio Lobo is mad that Mel Zelaya says bad things about Honduran politics. I guess his complaint would go something like this: Our military overthrew a democratically elected government, then the police killed a bunch of people, a coup government then did its best to bankrupt the country, the Congress faked a resignation letter, everybody lied about being willing to negotiate, the Supreme Court allowed violations of the constitution, and we all made a mockery of both horizontal and vertical accountability to make sure everyone stays poor. So why would Zelaya say bad things about us? As Robert Micheletti said last year, we're all just happy people!

  • Women suffer police repression on International Women's Day
    By : March 09, 2010
    A peaceful activity was taking place today, March 8, to mark International Women's Day by the Feminists of the Resistance when it was repressed by authorities with the intention of disrupting the event at the National Congress and ironically, by the Women's National Institute, INAM.

  • Ousted Honduran President Visits Venezuela
    By Tamara Pearson - : March 09, 2010
    During a visit to Venezuela on Friday and Saturday, deposed Honduran president Manuel Zelaya met with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and spoke at the extraordinary congress of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).

  • Honduras: Opposition Calls Consultation on Assembly
    By : March 09, 2010
    The National Popular Resistance Front (FNRP) announced on Tuesday the carrying out of a consultation to the population to create a constituent assembly to refound the country. 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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