Honduras News - July 17-18, 2010
- Repression and resistance continue in Honduras
By Frank Lara - pslweb.org : July 18, 2010
On June 28, 2009, the world woke up to an all too familiar news story: In the early hours of the morning there had been a military raid on the house of a Central American president. He was forced out of office. Twenty years after the U.S.-backed military coups of the 1980s and only seven years after the coup attempt on Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, Latin America again fell victim to a right-wing coup.
- Honduran Leader Nathan Pravia Dies After Lifetime Defending Miskito Indians
By laht.com : July 18, 2010
The leader of the Miskito Indians, Nathan Pravia, who fought on behalf of the native peoples of Honduras, died Saturday in Tegucigalpa following a breakdown in his health, family members said. He was 62.
- Honduras: Despite torture, the truth will out
By Ida Garberi - greenleft.org.au : July 18, 2010
The people of Honduras are continuing their struggle for democracy more than one year after the June 28 military coup that overthrew elected President Manuel Zelaya.
- Latin America and Caribbean: CELAC Steams Ahead
By Alex Main - mrzine.monthlyreview.org : July 18, 2010
A high-level meeting in Venezuela earlier this month, in which senior Latin American and Caribbean diplomats from 32 countries discussed the creation of a new forum for regional concertation, slipped under the radar of the entire U.S. media.
- Refounding the Liberal Party
By hondurasculturepolitics.blogspot.com : July 17, 2010
On July 14, Vos el Soberano published a brief note under the headline "When they expel the dictator then we can talk". It reported the content of a message sent by ex-president José Manuel Zelaya Rosales to the Consejo Central Ejecutivo (Central Executive Committee) of the Liberal Party.
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