Honduras Coup - Day 334 - May 27, 2010
- The American Century Is So Over: Obama's Rudderless Foreign Policy Underscores America's Waning Power
By Dilip Hiro - truthout.org : May 27, 2010
Irrespective of their politics, flawed leaders share a common trait. They generally remain remarkably oblivious to the harm they do to the nation they lead. George W. Bush is a salient recent example, as is former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. When it comes to foreign policy, we are now witnessing a similar phenomenon at the Obama White House.
- Nothing "honorable" re: John D. Negroponte
By quotha.net : May 27, 2010
Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), golpista extraordinaire who was appointed chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on Foreign Affairs on the sole basis of being a rabid Zionist (he doesn't know his culo from his codo when it comes to Latin America), makes it a practice to appoint his criminal ideologue buddies as "experts" every chance he gets.
- Peru, Honduras sign cooperation agreements
By english.people.com.cn : May 27, 2010
Peru signed a series of bilateral agreements with Honduras here Wednesday during a visit by Honduran President Porfirio Lobo. The ceremony was also attended by Peruvian President Alan Garcia, Peru's Foreign Minister Jose Garcia Belaunde and his Honduran counterpart Mario Canahuati.
- Armed Men Break In to STIBY's Center in San Pedro Sula Wounding One Person By hondurashumanrights.wordpress.com : May 27, 2010
COFADEH received the report of this at 4:30 pm, Tuesday, May 25, 2010: armed men dressed in white shirts, with black pants and caps violently entered STIBYS, and immediately fired on Douglas Gomez who is now in surgery at the Social Security Hospital in San Pedro Sula.
- US response in Honduras as part of a pattern...
By hondurasculturepolitics.blogspot.com : May 27, 2010
CBS News has published a thoughtful analysis by Dilip Hiro that examines the foreign policy record of the Obama administration. His conclusion: the bungled handling of the Honduran coup is typical of a pattern of under-estimating opponents, and backing off and assuming a conciliatory posture once other states resist direction.
- Zelaya proposes 'peace' plan, asks Honduras gov't for 'democracy'
By buenosairesherald.com : May 27, 2010
Ex president of Honduras Manuel Zelaya, ousted last year by a military coup, proposed a peace and reconciliation plan that would allow the reincorporation of Honduras into the international community, which includes the acknowledgement of current president Porfirio Lobo's administration.
- Honduras: a dictatorship in sheep's clothing
By America Socialista - marxist.com : May 27, 2010
The media blackout about the situation in Honduras is part of the US strategy to mould world public opinion into thinking that everything is back to "normal" here and that it is therefore "justified" to recognise the government of Porfirio Lobo Sosa. However, the reality is that in Honduras the break with democracy has not been solved because the coup regime is still in place, even with the same faces.
- Honduras now 'more dangerous than Colombia'
By morningstaronline.co.uk : May 27, 2010
Human rights organisations have reported that almost one year after the coup that ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya, repression by the security forces had left the country "more dangerous than Colombia."
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