Honduras Coup - Day 310 - May 03, 2010
- Out of the Past, a New Honduran Culture of Resistance
By Dana Frank - nacla.org : May 03, 2010
Four days after Roberto Micheletti took over Honduras in the June 28, 2009, military coup, he appointed his own nephew mayor of the country's second-largest city, San Pedro Sula. His nephew in turn dedicated one of the city's major boulevards to Micheletti as a little gift. Since the 1970s the road had been popularly named after Rodolfo Aguiluz Berlioz, a university professor who identified with progressive causes.
- Honduran Singer Karla Lara: "The country is different now."
By Vanessa Kritzer - lawg.org : May 03, 2010
"Each of us represents a force that has a great capacity to create." These words rang out on the colorful and majestic voice of Honduran activist and musician Karla Lara during an empowering concert at Busboysand Poets in Washington, DC on April 23rd, where she taught us about the values that are central to the movement of peaceful, civic resistance that has been ongoing since the June 2009 coup. Lara, who for years has been making music that inspires people to be a part of constructing a better reality in places across Central America, now is aleader of the feminists-in-resistance and artists-in-resistance who area part of the struggle for human rights, justice, and democracy going on in her own country.
- Military repress COPINH Indians in front of the Government Palace
By Dina Meza - elquinceavopaso.blogspot.com : May 03, 2010
Military of the Government who are guarding the regime attacked dozens of Indians, while demonstrating peacefully this morning, apart from beating them, stripping them of seven crosses and cellphones , as well as threatening them.
- Honduras Seeks Return to OAS With Commission to Probe Coup
By Blake Schmidt - businessweek.com : May 03, 2010
Honduran Foreign Minister Mario Canahuati said a truth commission that begins operations tomorrow and will study the circumstances of last year's coup will help the country return to the Organization of American States and reduce investor concerns over political instability.
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