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Honduras Coup - Day 366 - Jun 28, 2010

  • Honduras: Protests One Year After Coup
    By : June 28, 2010
    The National Popular Resistance Front (FNRP) marched in the Honduran capital city today, one year after the coup d'etat. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

  • Commemorating the Coup d'Etat of June 2009: Opinions
    By : June 28, 2010
    Marking anniversaries is a basic human impulse. When the event was a positive one, we call this a celebration. When, as in the case of the coup d'Etat in Honduras, the event was violent, destructive, and disruptive, the word we use is "commemorate": to remember together.

  • One Year of Resistance: What Could Porfirio Lobo Sosa Do?
    By : June 28, 2010
    As I write this on June 26, one year has passed since the day we left Honduras. We had tickets to return in a couple of weeks to continue our work. We also knew we would be returning later, in August or September, for another event.

  • A year after the coup: U.S. Honduras Policy Failing the Honduran People
    By Sarah Stephens - : June 28, 2010
    Twenty-seven Members of Congress have asked Secretary of State Clinton to send a member of her team on a human rights mission to Honduras. As we mark the first anniversary of the coup which toppled the democratically elected president Mel Zelaya from office, it is critical that she take this step now for the sake of the Honduran people and our credibility in the region.

  • Honduras: police, military kill Aguán campesino
    By : June 28, 2010
    On June 20 the Unified Campesino Movement of the Aguán (MUCA) reported that Honduran soldiers from the Cobra Battalion, agents of the Preventive Police and private security guards from the Orión company had entered the Aurora estate in northern Honduras that morning and attacked campesinos who were encamped there. A teenage campesino whose name was given as Oscar Yovani Ramírez or Oscar Geovanny Ramírez died in the operation, and five other campesinos were detained, according to MUCA.

  • The National Honduran Resistance Front Remember Their Martyrs
    By Gilda I. Velasquez - : June 28, 2010
    Last night, relatives and members of the National Resistance Front attended a vigil in remembrance of the victims murdered during the dictatorship of Roberto Michelleti and under Porfirio Lobo Sosa, current president of Honduras.

  • Washington Elite Still Don't Get Latin America -- Will They Ever?
    By Mark Weisbrot - : June 28, 2010
    In the film Guantanamera, the last by renowned Cuban director Tomás Gutierrez Alea, the Yoruba creation myth is presented as a metaphor for the difficulties of bringing about change. In this myth, humans were at first immortal, but the result was that the old suffocated the young, and so death had to be created.

  • The Military Still Have Veto Power
    By Thelma Mejía - : June 28, 2010
    The de facto veto power that the military exercised with the toppling of president Manuel Zelaya exactly one year ago today effectively blocks any possible political or electoral reforms, experts say.

  • The Coup Is Not Over: Marking a Year of Resistance in Honduras
    By Joseph Shansky - : June 28, 2010
    At one point during the military coup in Honduras last year, a US representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) joked that Hondurans were living in a state of "magical realism", a folkloric literary genre blurring reality and the surreal, often in the historical or political context of Latin America.

  • Honduras Resists: Current Situation One Year After the Coup d'état
    By : June 28, 2010
    The organization Resistance Honduras NY/NJ and the international community in solidarity with the People of Honduras, march from Times Square to the Honduran Embassy on 48th Street and 1st Ave., on Monday, June 28th, starting at 4:00PM. Participants will denounce before the world the impact of the June 28th, 2009's coup d'état on the People of Honduras.

  • One Year Later: Honduras Resistance Strong Despite US-Supported Coup
    By Bill Quigley and Laura Raymond - : June 28, 2010
    One year ago, on June 28, 2009, Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was awakened by gunfire. A coup was carried out by US-trained military officers, including graduates of the infamous US Army School of the Americas (WHINSEC) in Georgia. President Zelaya was illegally taken to Costa Rica.

  • Repression Increasing One Year After Honduras Coup
    By : June 28, 2010
    One year ago today, Manuel Zelaya was overthrown as president of Honduras. A general strike and other activities are expected today.

  • Vigil outside Congress; Signs of planned repression
    By : June 28, 2010
    The notable absence of police in the streets over the weekend has come to an end. Today, driving toward the vigil outside the Congress building downtown, we passed the Casa Presidencial, which was completely militarized, dozens of heavily armed soldiers blocking the entrance.

  • A year later, Obama still shores up the Honduran coup
    By Dana Frank - : June 28, 2010
    A year after the coup in Honduras, the Obama administration, to its shame, has thrown itself fully behind the country's repressive regime.

  • One year since the Honduran coup
    By Bill Van Auken - : June 28, 2010
    The Obama administration's defense of the current regime of President Porfirio Lobo Sosa and its campaign for the normalization of its relations with the hemisphere and the world represents the culmination of Washington's tacit backing for the coup.

  • Honduran president 'fears new coup'
    By : June 28, 2010
    A year after the coup that ousted Honduras' former president, Manual Zelaya's successor has expressed concerns that he too could be toppled.

  • One Year After Coup, Honduras Repression Continues
    By : June 28, 2010
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the military coup that overthrew the democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya. A year later, the coup's repressive legacy continues, with ongoing reports of killings, disappearances, torture and impunity. We speak with Gerardo Torres, a member of the National Front of Popular Resistance in Honduras.

  • Honduras: A Year Later
    By : June 28, 2010
    On the one year anniversary of the coup d'etat that ousted Honduras's Manuel Zelaya, AFP begins reporting on the situation in the country, which it calls deeply "polarized," and far from one of national reconciliation. As an editorial in Tiempo puts it, Honduras is experiencing a situation of profound "abnormality."

  • Vigil marks one year since Honduras Coup
    By : June 28, 2010
    The Latin American Committee and the Wellington Zapatista Support Group are holding a vigil at lunchtime today outside the New Zealand Press Association, 93 Boulcott Street, Wellington to mark the passing of one year since the military coup which overthrew the Constitutional President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya Rosales, to protest the lack of adequate press coverage in New Zealand of subsequent events in Honduras, and to commemmorate the dead.

  • Honduras failing to tackle coup rights abuses
    By : June 28, 2010
    Amnesty International has accused the Honduran authorities of failing to address serious human rights violations that followed the coup d'etat of 28 June 2009, when ex-President Manuel Zelaya was forced from power.

  • Honduras criticizes Hugo Chávez for "interventionism"
    By : June 28, 2010
    Foreign Minister of Honduras Mario Canahuati said that President Hugo Chávez "should not promote interventionism as part of his policies"

  • VIDEOS: A Tribute to the Brave People of the Honduran Resistance
    By : June 28, 2010
    This is a brief video tribute to people of the Honduran resistance and their determination to take their country back from the murderous thugs that kidnapped President Zelaya and violated their constitution. 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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