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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.

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: 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...

Zelaya, Clinton To Discuss Honduras Crisis In Washington

AP | FREDDY CUEVAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Showing more flexibility, Honduras' interim government on Tuesday backed the appointment of a high-profile mediator for ...

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...

Hondurans Pour Into The Streets Demanding Zelaya's Return

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Medea Benjamin

"Can you believe this?" asked indigenous leader Berta Caceres. "Now they are killing our people. We need the international community to step in and stop the crazy people..."

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.

Honduras Under Siege

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

The 'golpistas' (coup leaders) are the polical-economic ruling class and are afraid of losing their power to an increasingly engaged citizenry.

Zelaya, Clinton To Meet In Washington

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to meet with deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya this week as the Obama admini...

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 blo...

Honduras Refuses To Restore Zelaya, Pulls Out Of OAS

AP | WILL WEISSERT and NESTOR IKEDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Ousted President Manuel Zelaya said Saturday that he would return to Honduras to try to retake office following last wee...

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.

The Other 9/11 Has Returned to Stalk Latin America

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

When left-wingers like Honduran President Zelaya try to repeal term limits, they are described as "dictators" yet when right-wingers like Columbia's President Uribe do exactly the same thing, the same people applaud him as "brilliant."

Zelaya Postpones Return, Mass Mobilization in the Country

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

The three major actors in the drama that has captivated the world from this small, impoverished nation have tightened their positions in the lead-up to the president's return.

Following the Rule of Law in Honduras

Dan Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Taylor

What has happened in Honduras has been a triumph for the rule of law and responsible action on the parts of those from both major parties.

Latin America Drags a Reluctant Washington Into Supporting Democracy in Honduras

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Why such reluctance to openly call for the immediate and unconditional return of an elected president, as the rest of the hemisphere and the United Nations has done?

OAS: Honduras Must Restore President Manuel Zelaya In 3 Days Or Risk Suspension

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday it has suspended joint military operations with Honduras to protest a coup that forced Pres...

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 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 ...

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...

Honduras: Protests Against Presidential Coup (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said he will return to his country this week, bolstered by strong international support. World leaders includi...

Manuel Zelaya, Roberto Micheletti Duel For Honduras

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

(AP) TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' newly appointed leader vowed Monday to resist pressure from across the Americas to reinstate the presiden...