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Honduras Coup - Day 291 - April 14, 2010

  • Tentative agreement reached in Bajo Aguan
    By : April 14, 2010
    Late today Honduran news media began reporting that an agreement has been reached between MUCA and the government of Porfirio Lobo Sosa.

  • Honduras reaches deal with 3,000 squatters on farm
    By Freddy Cuevas - : April 14, 2010
    The Honduran government reached a deal Wednesday to grant land to thousands of farm workers occupying plantations in a standoff that raised fears of unrest nearly a year after a coup.

  • INA Regional Director of the Dept. of Colon captured at police checkpoint
    By : April 14, 2010
    A few hours after signing a letter of compromise between the government and the Unified Movement of Peasants in Aguan, the Regional Director of the National Agrarian Institute, Coronado Avila Mendoza, was arrested today at three o'clock in the afternoon at a police checkpoint set up in the community of Zamora, Colon.

  • Threatened and persecuted journalist Ricardo Emilio Oviedo Reyes Of Channel 40 in Aguá
    By : April 14, 2010
    "Since the Coup, they have been persecuting us in the Aguán."

  • Honduran army to help combat violent crime wave
    By Freddy Cuevas - : April 14, 2010
    Troops will be sent into Honduras' streets to help police combat a wave of violent crime, the government said Tuesday. Defense Minister Marlon Pascua told reporters that soldiers will be assigned to search vehicles and pedestrians and pursue criminal suspects. He did not specify when the troops would be deployed.

  • Honduras Army Backs up the Police
    By : April 14, 2010
    Honduran President Porfirio Lobo decided to mobilize army troops to back up security tasks by the police. The measure was adopted Tuesday when Lobo met with the ministerial cabinet, local press reported.

  • Sixth media murder in Honduras
    By Badge Greenslade - : April 14, 2010
    Luis Antonio Chévez, host of programming for young people on the W105 radio station, and his cousin were shot dead on Monday in San Pedro Sula. The motive for the killing is unknown, but police have ruled out robbery. A silver bracelet and a considerable amount of cash were found among the victims' belongings. Chévez is the sixth media worker murdered in Honduras in ths last two months.

  • Potential Massacre In Northern Honduras Feared
    By : April 14, 2010
    We make a call to the international community regarding the militarization and potential massacre in the valley of Aguán, Northern Honduras. Reports estimate that of over 5000 police and military from all over the country have arrived in the valley of Aguán. There are over 3,500 families with women, children and elderly people who since last year have reclaimed land that was stolen or forcefully removed by the businessmen Miguel Facusse, René Morales and Reynaldo Canales. 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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