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Honduras Coup - Day 286 - April 09, 2010

  • Lobo Sosa, the Bajo Aguan, and the OAS
    By : April 09, 2010
    On April 7, the pro-coup Honduran newspaper La Tribuna published an article tying together these three unlikely themes. Headlined There are political interests in the problem of the Bajo Aguan (well, yeah...), the article quoted Porfirio Lobo Sosa appealing to the OAS to send a "commission" to review the government's proposal to settled the tense confrontation in the Bajo Aguan...

  • Venezuela rejects overtures by Honduras to rejoin oas bloc
    By : April 09, 2010
    Venezuela's representative to the Organisation of American States (OAS) Roy Chaderton rejected overtures by the Honduran government of President Porfirio Lobo to re-integrate Honduras into the continental bloc. In remarks to journalists at the OAS headquarters here , Chaderton said the credentials presented by President Lobo were to accept his country again in OAS, a body from which Honduras was expelled in the wake of a coup against ousted President Manuel Zelaya in June. He said the Honduran government has not demonstrated "support to democratic standards", which can be seen in its "repression of people opposed to the coup" and its refusal to accept the return of Zelaya, said Chaderton.

  • Disappearing the Truth in Honduras
    By : April 09, 2010
    The June 28, 2009 coup in Honduras caught the world's attention, though outside of Honduras little was said about the objective of the coup; to stop the proposal for a new constitution in Honduras. The terrible repression that followed the coup has also prompted international response, but the political proposal of victims of the repression has been invisibilized.

  • Otto Reich in Tegucigalpa
    By : April 09, 2010
    Félix Molina, journalist with Radio Globo, informs me that a confidential source of his has confirmed that Otto Reich (click here or here for old news on Reich; he's only gotten worse, and has played a central role prior to and following the Honduran coup) is in Tegucigalpa for the second time in two months, on an unspecified consultancy. Reich arrived yesterday. 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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