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Honduras Coup - Day 67 - September 02, 2009

  • IMF bails out Honduras Coup Regime with $150 million
    By : September 02, 2009
    Reuters' Spanish service and Venezeuala's Telesur are reporting that the IMF granted US$150 million to the defacto regime in Honduras, which is now into into its third month. Both reports stem from a press release by the Honduran Central Bank (BCH).

  • Honduran Embassy Website: Report by Gov't. of President Zelaya on Coup
    By : September 02, 2009
    The Honduran embassy in Washington has posted a very important document to its website entitled, "Government of President Jose Manuel Zelaya Preliminary Report Regarding the Coup d'Etat." Below is a brief excerpt followed by a link that will take you to the embassy website where you will find the full report.

  • Honduras Update September 2 2009
    By : September 02, 2009
    The minister of foreign affairs and cooperation of Spain is quoted in the Spanish daily El Pais as saying that both Spain and the European Union will only deal with the government of Manuel Zelaya of Honduras, not with the coup de facto government of Roberto Micheletti.

  • Eyewitness Honduras: Resistance to the Coup D'Etat
    By : September 02, 2009
    Shaun Joseph and Providence City Councilman Miguel Luna report back on the resistance to the coup in Honduras.

  • Resistance in Honduras: Fight for Real Independence
    By Cuban News Agency - : September 02, 2009
    The National Liberation Front against the Coup d'état in Honduras said in Tegucigalpa that people are fighting for the definitive and true independence of the nation.

  • Honduran Protests on Day 67
    By : September 02, 2009
    Honduran people's aspirations have been increasing, as well as the y have extended their peaceful resistance against the June 28 military coup, after 67 consecutive days of protests.

  • US Agency Finances Honduran Coup Perpetrators
    By Cuban News Agency - : September 02, 2009
    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supports with millions of dollars the current de facto regime ruling in Honduras.

  • Ousted Honduran leader asks US for harder line
    By AFP - : September 02, 2009
    Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya on Wednesday challenged the United States to be firmer and clearer in a new condemnation of the army coup that ousted him, sending his country into chaos.

  • Zelaya-Clinton: Human Rights/Honduran Military: Making Election Threats
    By : September 02, 2009
    President Zelaya's talk at George Washington University included a grave assessment of the human rights situation in Honduras under the de facto regime of Roberto Micheletti. President Zelaya says human rights will be a topic of discussion when he meets with Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, tomorrow and from whom he wants "convincing" talk.

  • US's 'arc of instability' just gets bigger
    By Pepe Escobar - : September 02, 2009
    Kosovo, incidentally, is known as the Colombia of the Balkans. What Washington calls the "Western hemisphere" is a sub-section of the New Great Game. The linkage between the recent military coup in Honduras, the return of the living dead - that is, the resurrection of the US Navy's Fourth Fleet in July 2008 - and now the turbo-charging of seven US military bases in Colombia is not to be blamed merely on continuity from president George W Bush to Obama. Not really. This is all about the internal logic of Full Spectrum Dominance.

  • Unions Leading Efforts To Return Ousted President in Honduras
    By : September 02, 2009
    It appeared that most of the leaders we talked to, unionists and peasant leaders, hadn't even voted for Zelaya. But now they were demanding his return and facing arrest and police violence to do so. Why would they care to defend a president from an elite party, who inherited wealth and made even more as a rancher and lumber baron?

  • Strong Popular Rejection at Start of Electoral Campaign in Honduras
    By : September 02, 2009
    The campaign for the general elections on November 29 in Honduras officially began today and has been rejected by extensive social sectors opposed to the military coup that took place last June 28.

  • IMF gives $150 million to Honduras
    By : September 02, 2009
    The de facto government of Honduras has received $150 million from the International Monetary Fund even though President Manuel Zelaya was ousted in a coup in June.

  • Zelaya: Honduras election 'a fraud'
    By : September 02, 2009
    Manuel Zelaya, the ousted Honduran president, has said elections is his country due to be held on November 29 will be viewed as a fraud by the international community.

  • La Gringa Claims No Evidence Of Human Rights Violations
    With Current Coup Regime

    By : September 02, 2009
    I was startled to note that La Gringa from that trashy expat blog called La Gringas Blogicito made a post on her site which shows the 2008 Human Rights Violations of Mel Zelaya's term in office. But then she aggravates the situation by stating this: "Organizations and media outlets that report bloodbaths, massacres, disappearances, gang rapes, detention camps, and continual media suppression without one shred of evidence are irresponsible and are using what should be of grave concern to all the world - human rights - as a political tool."

  • Zelaya does DC
    By : September 02, 2009
    Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya met with OAS officials yesterday, where he was assured that members states would not recognize the November elections unless he presided over them. This morning he gave a speech at the George Washington University. 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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