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Honduran Coup

In Honduras, Leaving the Weapons at Home

Gustavo Payan | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Gustavo Payan

Often in the headlines for its sky-high homicide rate-close to 90 homicides per 100,000 residents -- Honduras is a country where despair is measured by the lives lost to violence every day.

Device Explodes Outside Honduran President's Home

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- Honduran police say a device tossed from a moving car exploded 100 yards (meters) from the home of President Porfirio Lobo. ...

Legacy of Honduran Coup Still Threatens Democracy in Latin America

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 09.01.2012 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Unlike Washington and its few remaining right-wing allies in the hemisphere, most of Latin America saw the coup as a threat to democracy in the region, and indeed to their own governments.

Honduran Coup: One Year Anniversary Beckons Better US Policy Towards Latin America

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Mike Honda

There is an ever-growing gulf of political proportions gumming up U.S.-Latin-American relations, and it has nothing to do with BP and everything to do with Honduras, a country from which I recently returned.

Graphic History of the Honduran Coup

Dan Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Archer

In the final part of this graphic history of the Honduran coup, I focus on piecing together the evidence of the repression that went mostly undocumented in the wake of the Nov 29th Honduran elections.

Opportunity For New Beginning In US/Latin American Relations Squandered

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

With his mishandling of the Honduras coup, Obama squandered the promise of a friendship with Latin America, one where Lula da Silva with the US, and not Chavez, set the agenda for Latin America.

TRNN Exclusive: Honduran Elections Exposed

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Honduran coup regime's claims of more than 60% participation in free and fair election revealed as fraud. This video shows, the proof of the fraud was sitting out in the open the whole time.

Cutting Off the Honduran Coup's Air Supply

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

With grassroots challenges growing throughout the country and outside supplies being cut off, the question the world is asking is: How long can this last?

Coup Catalyzes Honduran Women´s Movement

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

Besides being at the receiving end of clubs and pistols with the rest of the anti-coup movement, women suffer specific forms of repression and violence; their bodies have become part of the battleground.

Fact Checking Lanny Davis on Honduras

Greg Grandin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Grandin

I debated lobbyist Lanny Davis, now working for the business backers of the recent Honduran coup, on Democracy Now! Below is a list of Davis's major lies followed by fact checks.

Honduran Human Rights Leader: Clinton "Reckless," U.S. Silent About "Terrorismo"

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Roberto Lovato

Human rights leaders fear the Obama Administration's handling of the coup reflects the same willingness to overlook human rights violations that characterized previous U.S. administrations.

The Urgency of Restoring Democracy to Honduras -- and What You Can Do to Help*

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

I just returned from a trip to Honduras where the ousted President, Manual Zelaya, has great support among the poor, the unions and the indigenous groups of Honduras.

Breakdown of Honduras Mediation Means Stronger Pressures for U.S. to Act

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

Last weekend, leaders of the Honduran coup placed a nail in the coffin of efforts to mediate the conflict when they rejected a proposal by Costa Rican President Oscar Arias.

The Honduran Battle for Washington

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

There is a showdown in Washington between high-powered lawyers, politicians and lobbyists on one side, and on the other some dedicated anti-coup activists and one Honduran delegation.

Honduran Coup Resistance Growing

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

An interview with Sandra Cuffe, independent journalist reporting from the streets of Tegucigalpa, Honduras on the day the military opened fire on protesters.

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...

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...

Thugs and Caudillos

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Now in Honduras, the nation can wrap itself in the prickly coat of soldiers or be mesmerized by the "triumphal" return of one who was deposed by force. But in this dilemma, citizens rarely come out well.

Honduran Coup Turns Violent, Sanctions Imposed

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

If the coup leaders were desperate when they decided to forcibly depose the elected president, they are even more desperate now. Stripped of its pretense of legality by universal repudiation and faced with a popular uprising, the coup has turned to more violent means.