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A Year After the Coup: U.S. Honduras Policy Failing the Honduran People

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sarah Stephens

As we mark the first anniversary of the coup which toppled the democratically elected president Mel Zelaya from office, Honduras's public institutions remain deeply politicized and, in many instances, corrupt.

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

This Past Two Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs

Desperate Honduran Leaders Vow To Restore Freedoms

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — The coup-installed president of Honduras backed down Monday from an escalating standoff with protesters and suggested he...

Honduras Allows Relief, But Military Digs In

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

Today's curfew lift will reveal much. If the majority of the country remains quiet and orderly there might be a mellowing of the situation. If clashes erupt, the crisis will spiral.

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.

Departed, or Deported at Gunpoint?

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Felsenthal

No matter how one feels about the recent events in Honduras that saw the elected president, Manuel Zelaya arrested and then deported, the word "departed" does not describe his removal.

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: 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...

Honduras Talks Fail To Reach Agreement After Second Day

AP | JUAN ZAMORANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya paid tribute Saturday to a teenager killed during protests and expressed fe...

Roberto Micheletti, Honduras' De Facto Leader, Both Admired And Reviled | JIM WYSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA -- Roberto Micheletti has been in national politics for three decades -- long enough to be one of the fathers of the constitution that he ...

Roberto Micheletti Blames Chavez For Honduras Crisis

AP | WILL WEISSERT and BERT WILKINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A top diplomat said Thursday he is heading to Honduras to demand the return of the president toppled at gunpoint _ a mis...

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 ...

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...