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Honduras Coup - Day 76 - September 11, 2009

  • Honduras: La Lucha Continua – Trade Unions Call 48 Hour Strike
    By : September 11, 2009

    Honduras: La Lucha Continua

  • Blase Bonpane Denounces U.S. Support of Honduran Coup
    By Mark Gabrish Conlan - : September 11, 2009
    Blase Bonpane, who's been fighing the good fight against U.S. militarism and imperialism for over 40 years, spoke at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church in San Diego September 8 and said the recent coup in Honduras couldn't have happened without the approval of the U.S. government and corporations. He reviewed America's long history of direct intervention in Latin America in general and Honduras in particular, and said the U.S. backed the Honduran coup now as an attack on the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), organized by Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez as a network of Latin American countries with Leftist governments who want to be out from under the thumb of oligarchs, corporate elites, international bankers and local militaries trained at the infamous School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia.

  • Honduran Resistance Movement Continue Protests
    By : September 11, 2009
    Students and workers occupied the Honduran Autonomous University (UNAH) as part of a 48 hour strike being held by three trade unions in Honduras beginning Thursday to demand the return of ousted President Manuel Zelaya, reported Prensa Latina

  • Plan Puebla-Panama Advances: New Name, Same Game
    By Laura Carlsen - : September 11, 2009
    At the "IX Tuxtla Summit," held July 24 in Costa Rica, the declaration against the Honduran coup d'etat captured the headlines of regional newspapers. The declaration nearly overshadowed the main purpose of the meeting, which is the advancement of a regional integration plan previously known as Plan Puebla-Panama (PPP).

  • Who coups?
    By Greg Weeks - : September 11, 2009
    The left blames the U.S. for Mel Zelaya's overthrow, and now Roberto Micheletti himself felt the need to deny that the U.S. is going to overthrow him. Apparently there are rumors of U.S. military planes flying around. He even went so far as to say that if there was an invasion, "I would be the first to know." Good for him! As ms at Honduras Coup 2009 points out, if this was a rumor started by the opposition, it was quite effective.

  • Honduras joins Nicaragua on MCC's black list
    By Tim Rogers - : September 11, 2009
    Honduras this week joined Nicaragua as the second country in Central America to lose U.S. development funding from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), following a decision Wednesday by the MCC's board of directors.

  • Arrest Warrants Issued for More Zelaya Ministers
    By : September 11, 2009
    For the crimes of fraud and abuse of authority, the Criminal Courts issued an arrest warrant against Rixi Moncada, former manager of the National Electric Power Company, ENEE. / The court ruling also covers Rebeca Santos, former Finance Minister and a member of the Board of ENEE, as well as Aristides Mejia, who served as vice president and and was also a board member of the ENEE.

  • Lula Slams Coup in Honduras
    By : September 11, 2009
    Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, assured that the coup in Honduras is an unacceptable step back in Latin America and which we should unconditionally reject.

  • Brazilian President Slams Honduras Coup as Unacceptable
    By : September 11, 2009
    Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, assured that the coup in Honduras was an unacceptable in Latin America should be unconditionally rejected. / He said: "the coup in Honduras is an unacceptable step back. We must repudiate it unconditionally and demand the return of President Manuel Zelaya to his constitutional functions for which the Honduran people elected him."

  • Honduras - the undemocratic republic
    By Vincent Bevins - : September 11, 2009
    Without pressure from the US or Latin America, the Honduran coup government will remain an ugly blemish on the continent...

  • [Audio] Jorge Martin interviewed about coup in Honduras and US military bases in Colombia
    By : September 11, 2009
    Jorge Martin, international secretary of the Hands Off Venezuela campaign and contributing writer to was interviewed on August 29 by Sylvia Richardson of the Canadian radio CJSF on her program "Latin Waves." Topics discussed include the coup in Honduras, the expansion of US military in Colombia, the so called "war on drugs" and "Plan Colombia".

  • Honduras resistance enters day 76
    By Prensa Latina - : September 11, 2009
    The resistance against the coup d'etat in Honduras on Friday reached its 76th consecutive days of protests, and leaders have confirmed they will go ahead until a people's victory.

  • EU Won't Provide Observers for Honduran Elections
    By : September 11, 2009
    The European Commission announced Thursday that the European Union will not send observers to the November general election in Honduras, the scene in June of a military coup, because the conditions do not exist for the vote to be held within a framework of democracy and freedom.

  • Campaigners badger for more UK pressure on Honduras
    By : September 11, 2009
    Tearfund's SuperBadger campaign is lobbying Foreign Secretary David Miliband for greater pressure to be put on Honduras to improve human rights and for a return of democracy to the country, which is one of the poorest in Latin America.

  • OAS Secretary General highlights the strength and potential of the Inter-American Democratic Charter
    By : September 11, 2009
    The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, on Thursday praised the strength demonstrated by the Inter-American Democratic Charter in preventing and solving regional conflicts in a lecture that ended the two-day XIII Annual Conference of the Andean Development Corporation (CAF), sponsored by the OAS and the foundation Inter-American Dialogue.

  • Mark Cook on Honduras (Audio)
    By : September 11, 2009
    This week on CounterSpin: The media lie that will not die about the Honduras coup is that ousted president Manuel Zelaya was attempting to change the Honduran constitution in order to extend his time in office. But there is nothing new about this current set up; the same lie was used 45 years ago to remove another democratically elected president from office. Journalist Mark Cook has written about the eerie parallels in the September issue of FAIR's magazine Extra!. We'll talk to Mark Cook about his piece and the latest on Honduras. 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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