Honduras Coup - Day 312 - May 05, 2010
- Not Automatic Afterall
By hondurasculturepolitics.blogspot.com : May 05, 2010
Mario Canahuati, Honduras's Foreign Minister, said April 25 that the reincorporation of Honduras into the OAS was all but a done deal, that it should be automatic, and will happen this June at the OAS assembly in Lima, Peru. Miguel Insulza, the OAS Secretary General, just threw a bucket of cold water on Honduras's hopes for that meeting.
- Honduras to Attend EU-Latin America Summit Amid Boycott Threat By Blake Schmidt - businessweek.com : May 05, 2010
Honduran President Porfirio Lobo will attend a summit in Spain this month even as some Latin American leaders who refuse to recognize his government after last year's military coup threaten to boycott the proceedings. Lobo's government will cut funding for diplomatic relations with countries that boycott the May 18 European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Summit, the Honduran Foreign Ministry said in an e-mailed statement today.
- Spanish EU presidency faces fresh embarrassment over Latin America summit By Leigh Phillips - euobserver.com : May 05, 2010
Most of the countries of South America, including Argentina and economic powerhouse Brazil, are to boycott the upcoming EU-Latin America summit in Madrid in May to protest the European Union's invitation of the President of Honduras, who won his election on the back of a coup d'etat in June last year.
- Pressure Mounts on Honduras as Journalist Death Toll Rises
By Thelma Mejía - upsidedownworld.org : May 05, 2010
Honduran President Porfirio Lobo plans to seek help from police forces in Colombia and the United States to try to solve the murders of seven journalists committed in the space of less than two months, which will also be investigated by a delegation from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights next month.
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