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Honduras Coup - Day 264 - March 18, 2010

  • Manifesto of the Encuentro Nacional por la Refundación de Honduras
    By : March 18, 2010
    Reunited men and women, in the city of La Esperanza, under the auspices of the sign of hope, men and women of 17 departments of the country, we have gone through with another appointment with Honduras, to examine ourselves, debate, and strengthen through dialogue our knowledge, experiences, and dreams with the eagerness to re-found our native land.

  • Hondurans' Great Awakening
    By Dana Frank - : March 18, 2010
    Two powerful forces have swept through Honduras since the June 28, 2009, coup that deposed President Manuel "Mel" Zelaya: one magnificent, the other truly horrible. The first is the resistance movement that rose up to contest the coup, surprising everyone in its breadth, nonviolence and resilience. The second is the new regime's brutal repression in response.

  • Third Honduran journalist gunned down in two weeks
    By : March 18, 2010
    Unidentified gunmen killed Honduran journalist Nahúm Palacios Arteaga in the city of Tocoa on the night of March 14—the third deadly attack against the Honduran press in the last two weeks. Palacios, 34, a journalist for Channel 5 TV and Radio Tocoa in the Atlantic region, was driving home when two cars pulled alongside his vehicle. At least two unidentified individuals fired several times with AK-47 assault rifles, according to Honduran press accounts. The journalist died at the scene, while a companion seated next to him was severely wounded.

  • Who is Otto Reich?
    By : March 18, 2010
    Let's check the program, or the Otto Reich Associates web site. After working in USAID from 1981 to 1983, he went on to work for the State Department until his post as US Ambassador to Venezuela ended in 1989. From 1989 to 2001 he went into the private sector "advising clients on international government relations, market access and strategic planning."

  • World Bank, IMF and IDB resume links (and loans) with Honduras
    By : March 18, 2010
    Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) member countries this week agreed to resume lending to Honduras, the latest development institution to recognize the new government of President Porfirio Lobo.

  • Letter to U.S. Congress regarding Human Rights Situation under the Lobos Government in Honduras
    By Quixote Center - : March 18, 2010
    During her trip to Latin America earlier this month, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that she had sent members of Congress a letter informing them that the administration would be restoring aid to Honduras. "The Honduras crisis has been managed to a successful conclusion" and "without violence", she told reporters accompanying her on her trip. 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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