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Vice President Biden's Message to Honduras Should Be "We're Sorry"

Joel D. Hirst | Posted 05.02.2012 | World
Joel D. Hirst

Far from helping the tiny nation of Honduras, the Obama Administration's policies have exacerbated a tenuous situation.

Repression's Reward in Honduras? Dinner with Obama

Dana Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dana Frank

Ever since Porfirio Lobo came into office as President of Honduras, after a fraudulent election from which opposition candidates withdrew, he's been testing what he and the nation's elites can get away with, gradually unleashing more violence.

DeMint Honduras Trip Planned In Defiance Of U.S. Policy

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' coup-installed president told a U.S. congressional delegation Friday that full civil liberties would be restor...

Honduras Won't Let Zelaya Return As President, Defying US

McClatchy | Tyler Bridges | McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela �" Honduras' de facto government remains dead-set against the return of Manuel Zelaya as the country's president, in defiance of ...

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.

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.

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.

Washington's Sad History in Latin America

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Schlesinger

While Obama has passed his first test in Latin America, the coup in Honduras, he still must overcome a sad and addled history of U.S. interventionism in the region.

US Honduras Aid On Hold: State Department

VOA News | David Gollust | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The State Department said Thursday it has put much of the U.S. aid program to Honduras on hold pending a legal determination as to whether the overthr...

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...

Bill Burton Defends Obama Reaction To Honduran Presidential Coup On "O'Reilly Factor" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Deputy White House Press Secretary Bill Burton faced an outraged Juan Williams, sitting in for Bill O'Reilly, on "The O'Reilly Factor" tonight. Willia...

In Honduras Coup, Ghosts of Past US Policies

nytimes.com | HELENE COOPER and MARC LACEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON President Obama on Monday strongly condemned the ouster of Honduras's president as an illegal coup that set a "terrible precedent" for the ...

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...

Obama Tried To Stop Honduras Coup

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Buried in a Wall Street Journal article is the news that President Obama tried to stop Sunday's coup in Honduras: The Obama administration and membe...