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Best Political Halloween Costumes: Put Your Costume Where Your Mouth Is

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Wear a fancy suit with a top hat and a cane. Stuff yourself with pillow so you look as bloated as possible. Wear a dollar sign around your neck (you can make it out of tin foil.) You're... Too big to fail.

Manuel Zelaya, Ousted Honduran President, Tortured By Soldiers Blasting "Pig Grunts"

guardian.co.uk | Rory Carroll, Latin America Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Honduran soldiers have blasted recordings of pig grunts and other sound effects at the embassy in which the ousted president, Manuel Zelaya, is holed ...

US Terminates $22 Million In Aid To Honduras

nytimes.com | GINGER THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON �" Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, responding to calls to increase pressure on the de facto Honduras government, announced the...

Putting the Honduras Debate in Perspective

Abraham Lowenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham Lowenthal

The new US authorities understand that the United States no longer has the means to exert quick control in such countries as Honduras, and that trying to do so could undermine more promising multilateral avenues for achieving US objectives.

Honduras: Term Limits When Governments Benefit People

Nelson P. Valdes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nelson P. Valdes

Congress and Courts belong to the rich and powerful who also control the military in cooperation with the Pentagon. Washington provided aid.

Lawyers, Guns and Money: A Coup Tests Obama's Will

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Meet Lanny Davis, lobbyist and former legal counsel to Bill Clinton and campaigner for Hillary. He has been hired to represent the dictatorship that ousted President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras.

Who's in Charge Of Obama's Foreign Policy?

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Weisbrot

Most disturbing is that Obama has been silent in the face of repression by the Honduran coup government, which has shot and killed demonstrators, closed down radio and TV stations and arrested journalists.

Honduras Coup: Micheletti Willing To Step Down If Zelaya Doesn't Return To Power

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- Honduras' interim leader said Wednesday he is willing to step down if it helps end his country's political crisis, condi...

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: 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...

Manuel Zelaya To Head To Honduras, Military Ordered To Turn Back His Jet

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Ousted President Manuel Zelaya was kept from landing at the main Honduras airport Sunday because the runway was blocked...