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Honduras Crisis

Honduras: No Cash for Doctors and Nurses, Plenty for Junkets to Rome

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.01.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Keep in mind that Mr. Lobo and his family, and some sort of entourage, went to Rome in March to attend Pope Francis' inauguration. Anyone notice anything wrong with this picture?

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.

Top Ten Ways You Can Tell Which Side the United States Government is On With Regard to the Military Coup in Honduras

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

In June, the Honduran military abducted President Manuel Zelaya at gunpoint and flew him out of the country. Conflicting statements from the Obama administration have left many confused.

Soccer and the Political Crisis in Honduras

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Hondurans had high hopes for two things last week: qualifying for the World Cup and settling the political crisis. Unfortunately for the Hondurans, they came up short in both.

Stakes Rise for the United States in Honduras

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

At the end of October, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton celebrated the unprecedented overturning of a coup through dialogue. That assessment has now proved naïve.

Honduran Coup Regime's Claims Of A Fair Election Are Fraudulent: Report (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Real News Network calls into question the validity of the November 29 Honduran elections, which have been regarded as "clean and fair" by outlets ...

Xenophobia and Racism in the Honduran Crisis

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

The political crisis has brought out the worst in Honduras. Since the day of the coup, June 28, a frightening nationalist sentiment, xenophobia and racism have been on display.

Sunday's Elections Left As Risky Option in Honduras

Christopher Sabatini | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Sabatini

Fingers are crossed throughout the Americas for a speedy conclusion to the Honduran crisis. But Sunday's elections may not present the exit we all hope for.

The Rural Population is the Third Face of Honduras in this Crisis

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

The third, rural face of Honduras virtually never protests and maintains little contact with political institutions except when handouts arrive at peasants' doorsteps, sometimes in exchange for votes.

Honduran Leaders Fumble, Crisis Worsens

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

In the current Honduran stand-off, Roberto Micheletti and Manuel Zelaya have shown themselves to be political novices without the maturity and intellect to guide this country out of this crisis.

Tense Standoff in the Run-Up to Honduran Elections

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

The region now wishes to send a strong message that military intervention in domestic politics in this part of the world will never be legitimate.

Obama Should Change Course and Support Democracy In Honduras

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

President Obama is making a big mistake in coddling the dictatorship in Honduras, and putting his administration at odds with the rest of the hemisphere.

Hypocrisy, Paternalism, and Ignorance on Honduras

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lanny Davis

Like the United States, Honduran election law provides various protections to safeguard voters from intimidation and to preserve their anonymity.

Political Upheaval in Honduras: Elections Will Help, but Not Cure, the Problem

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Honduras must address the decline in the quality of democracy that predates the current crisis, or else it will remain dangerously susceptible to more breakdowns.

Honduras Crisis Talks Fall Short With Neither Side Agreeing To Compromise

miamiherald.com | By JIM WYSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- A last-minute push to resolve Honduras' three-week-old political crisis once again appeared to fail Wednesday, as neither of ...

Hondurans Resist Coup, Will Need Help From Other Countries

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

It is clear that Hondurans won't be getting any help from the United States, so the rest of the world will have to scream bloody murder about the violence and repression going on there.

Honduras Coup Illustrates Latin America's Institutional Weaknesses

miamiherald.com | By JUAN O. TAMAYO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The weekend ouster of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya showed just how easily Latin American countries can plunge into crises when their institutions ...