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Honduras Coup - Day 314 - May 07, 2010

  • One Hundred Days Lobbying for Int'l Recognition
    By Thelma Mejía - : May 07, 2010
    In his first one hundred days in office, Honduran President Porfirio Lobo has lobbied hard for international recognition of his government, in order to pull the country out of the isolation it has faced since the Jun. 28, 2009 coup that overthrew Manuel Zelaya.

  • Honduras: Insecurity, Militarization in 100 Days
    By : May 07, 2010
    An ever increasing lack of security, a systematic violation of human rights and militarization characterized the first 100 days of government of Porfirio Lobo, according to an assessment of the Honduran civil society.

  • Five judges opposed to the military coup fired by the Honduran "Supreme Court of Justice"(the same one participating in the coup)
    By : May 07, 2010
    Supreme Court of Justice violates the independence of the judicial system

  • Attacks Against Free Speech in Honduras: A Brutality without Precedent
    By Alex Main - : May 07, 2010
    On May 4th, the government of Porfirio Lobo in Honduras inaugurated a Truth and Reconciliation Commission tasked with investigating the "acts that occurred before, during and after June 28, 2009." Though the U.S. administration welcomed the launching of the commission, Honduran and international human rights organizations, including the Center for Justice and International Law, said the commission was "born dead" as it had no mandate to investigate the numerous human rights violations committed since the June 28 military coup d'Etat.

  • Bolivian Morales Charges at USA
    By : May 07, 2010
    "The United States took preference tariffs from Bolivia and we are better off without them," Bolivian President Evo Morales asserted at the UN on Friday. "No more subjection, I do not fear US blackmailing, impositions or conditions," said Morales during a press conference at the UN headquarters.

  • Zelaya again snubs Lobo's call to return to Honduras
    By : May 07, 2010
    "Mr. Porfirio Lobo, I appreciate your good intentions but your own Security Minister contradicts you, your own Prosecutor, the magistrates contradict you," zelaya wrote in an email from his self-imposed exile in Dominican Republic to Tegucigalpa, quoted by the AFP.

  • Part Of The Problem
    By : May 07, 2010
    The not so Supreme Court in Honduras just showed more of why it is a major part of the problem in Honduras. Last night the Supreme Court voted 10 to 5 to dismissed four judges and a public defender. The dismissed judge's crimes? They criticized, in various ways, the overthrow of President Manuel Zelaya Rosales.

  • Honduran leader bows out of EU-Latin American summit
    By : May 07, 2010
    Honduran President Porfirio Lobo, elected after a 2009 coup, will not attend an EU-Latin American summit in Spain this month after South American leaders who do not recognize him as his country's legitimate leader threatened to pull out.

  • Path cleared for UNASUR member countries
    By : May 07, 2010
    Spain agrees to remove Honduras' Lobos from EU-LAC Summit guest list, sources say

  • Zelaya Nixes Lack of Security to Go to Honduras
    By : May 07, 2010
    Former Honduran president Manuel Zelaya denounced the lack of guarantees Thursday for the return to his native country, of which he was taken out by force after the coup d'etat on June 28.

  • UNASUR will Address "Coup Attempt-Honduras Model" in Paraguay
    By : May 07, 2010
    An imminent coup in Paraguay, Honduras-model, with the purpose of ousting President Fernando Lugo was analyzed by UNASUR (Union of South American Nations) leaders during the recent summit held in Buenos Aires, according to press reports from Argentina and Brazil. 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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