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Honduras Coup - Day 343 - Jun 05, 2010

  • 1 Year Later, Honduras Coup Still Divides Latin America
    By Marc Lacey - : June 05, 2010
    No longer is the ousted Honduran president hiding out in an embassy compound, and no longer is the man who replaced him thumbing his nose at the world. But a year after one of the most unusual coups in Central American history played out in Honduras, it continues to divide Latin America and pose an unrelenting challenge to the Obama administration's goals in the region. And despite months of crisis negotiations and halting compromises, the Honduran political standoff will still haunt a meeting of the Organization of American States that opens today in Peru.

  • Over 700 Assaults in Honduras
    By : June 05, 2010
    The Committee of Relatives of the Detained and Disappeared in Honduras (COFADEH) denounced more than 700 politically motivated attacks countrywide since January 30 this year.

  • More semantic juggling by Eduardo Stein
    By : June 05, 2010
    Pity poor Eduardo Stein, former Guatemalan Vice President saddled with leadership of the "Truth" Commission that no one in Honduras really believes will arrive at any truth.

  • Oliver Stone: coup in Honduras is a disgrace
    By : June 05, 2010
    U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone called the coup against Manuel Zelaya Rosales a shame and a disgrace, referring to the U.S. government's position on what happened last June 28, 2009.
    "What happened in Honduras was a shame, a disgrace, there was a coup, the president was ousted for no reason," Stone said in an interview broadcast by U.S. network CNN in Spanish.(See video interview here in part II)

  • Reporters Without Borders on Zacate Grande Radio attack
    By : June 05, 2010
    Although nearly a year has gone by since the coup d'état of 28 June 2009, the authorities continue to adopt arbitrary repressive measures against opposition and community news media. The latest example is yesterday morning's assault by troops and police on /La Voz de Zacate Grande 97.1 FM, a community radio in the southern peninsula of Zacate Grande.

  • Rivera Avilez: "I'd rather resign...."
    By : June 05, 2010
    Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Rivera Avilez said yesterday that he'd rather resign than give in to political and economic pressures, international and national. Rivera Avilez spoke yesterday in response to Lobo Sosa's comments on Tuesday about the Supreme Court's reaffirmation of its decision to fire four judges and a magistrate for opposing the coup.

  • PREVIEW: Honduras suspension tops agenda as OAS meets in Lima
    By : June 05, 2010
    A year ago, the general assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) met in Honduras, where they opened the door to readmitting Cuba after its 47-year-old suspension - pending its support of OAS' democratic principles. 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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