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Coup in Honduras

Nicaragua: Déjà Coup All Over Again?

Javier Corrales | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Javier Corrales

This week, the United States helped bring an end to a serious political crisis in Honduras. A similar crisis is now brewing in Nicaragua, but this time, the United States won't be as lucky.

Honduras Won't Let Zelaya Return As President, Defying US

McClatchy | Tyler Bridges | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela �" Honduras' de facto government remains dead-set against the return of Manuel Zelaya as the country's president, in defiance of ...

Honduran Coup Government Continues Attack on the Poor with Plan to Seize Indigenous Hospital

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Condemning the poor and the vulnerable to further marginalization, and even death, is part of the plan of the current regime in Honduras.

Honduran Coup: The U.S. Connection

Conn Hallinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Conn Hallinan

The story most U.S. readers are getting about the coup is that Zelaya was deposed because he tried to change the constitution to keep himself in power. That is a massive distortion of the facts.

Honduras Lobbyists For Interim Government Sent To Washington

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' interim government ordered Venezuelan diplomats on Tuesday to leave the country as the international community...

Honduras Coup: Conservatives Rally Behind "Coup For Democracy"

UN Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Weekly Standard calls it a "Coup for Democracy." The National Review, "A Counter-Coup." But Ciff Kincaid wins the award for most unhinged reaction...

Honduras Coup: Honduran Journo Asks "Who Cares About Zelaya?"

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Last week I asked my friend Julia what she thought about the coup d'état that deposed our president, Manuel Zelaya. Julia owns a mercadito, an old-fa...

Is the OAS Against Democracy?

Javier Corrales | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Javier Corrales

Everything Manuel Zelaya did suggested that his ultimate goal was to empower the Executive to the detriment of the other branches of government, and this scared all democratic forces.

Hondurans Call Out for Help From the International Community

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

One farmer was horrified. "Please, don't let us return to those dark days of death squads and violence," he said.

Honduras Coup: US Warns Citizens To Avoid Travel To Honduras

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Monday warned U.S. citizens to avoid all nonessential travel to Honduras due to the "current unstable polit...

Romeo Vasquez, Honduras Coup General, Says He Tried To Avoid It

McClatchy News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Honduran general whose refusal to help carry out a plebiscite set the stage for the president's ouster here says he did not seek to stage a coup -...

Honduras Coup: Rio Group Demands Zelaya Reinstatement

Granma International | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Rio Group today condemned the coup d'état perpetrated in Honduras and reaffirmed its unconditional backing for the only president of that Central...

Honduras Coup: UN To Hear Ousted Honduran Pres. Zelaya

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is to address the United Nations, as pressure builds from the international community for him to be reinstated...

Manuel Zelaya Vows To Return To Honduras To Regain Control

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' ousted president won overwhelming international support Tuesday as he planned a high-profile return to his cha...

Roberto Micheletti: Honduran Army Is Ready For Threats

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Newly-appointed Honduran acting President Roberto Micheletti said on Sunday the country's armed forces are ready to cope with any external threats. ...

Obama Says Honduran Ouster Was 'Not Legal'

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday declared that the United States still considers Manuel Zelaya to be the president of Honduras and ...

Honduras Coup: World Leaders Call For President's Reinstatement

AP | WILL WEISSERT and FREDDY CUEVAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Police and soldiers clashed with thousands of protesters outside Honduras' national palace Monday, leaving at least 45 p...

Honduran President Detained By Soldiers

AP | WILL WEISSERT and FREDDY CUEVAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Soldiers ousted the democratically elected president of Honduras on Sunday and Congress named a successor, but the lefti...