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Manuel Zelaya

Time to Shut Down the School of Americas

Father Roy Bourgeois | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Father Roy Bourgeois

The School of Americas is continuing to train Honduran officers despite claims by the Obama administration that it cut military ties to Honduras. And it's graduates continue to wreak havoc on Latin America.

Power Sharing - the Fix-it-All from Honduras to Zimbabwe

Sandip Roy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandip Roy

It's good to know they have brokered a power-sharing deal in Honduras. Manuel Zelaya is happy. Roberto Micheletti said he had made a "significant con...

Against the Odds, Progress in Honduras?

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Rumors are swirling. Some say that all that remains is for negotiators to agree on the date of Zelaya's return. Others say that both sides have agreed to renounce the presidency.

Manuel Zelaya Negotiating Deal To Leave Honduras, Wants To Leave As "A Distinguished Guest"

AP | FREDDY CUEVAS and JULIE WATSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' coup-installed government says ousted leader Manuel Zelaya is free to leave the country, but there's a catch: ...

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.

President Obama's Credibility on the Line in Honduras

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The Obama team brokered the accord in Honduras, and got a commitment from the coup leaders. If they go back on it, how much will the Obama administration's word be worth on anything else?

Honduras: Coup D'etat Murder, Mayhem and Lost Civil Liberties

Lys Anzia | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Lys Anzia

Due to the current military state of affairs since June, the World Bank has now completely "paused its lending" to Honduras. This means that numerous humanitarian programs aimed at helping women and children have been completely stopped.

Anti-Jewish Statements Raise Concern After Honduras Coup

AP | BEN FOX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — A Jewish civil rights organization is expressing alarm over conspiracy theories claiming Jews and Israel aided the ouste...

Giving Aaron Schock a Pass on Honduras and DeMint

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Steve Clemons

I suspect that Rep. Schock is going down to check out what is real and what is not in the mess of the Honduras coup and its aftermath -- but Jim DeMint is going down to "meddle."

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.

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.

How Much Repression Will Hillary Clinton Support in Honduras?

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The United States has been the only major country to maintain an ambassador in Honduras throughout the dictatorship, and has also maintained a deafening silence about the repression there.

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.

Honduras Leader Zelaya: "Mercenaries" Are Out To Kill Me

McClatchy | Frances Robles | Miami Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- It's been 89 days since Manuel Zelaya was booted from power. He's sleeping on chairs, and he said his throat is sore from tox...

The Only Way Out For Honduras

Adam Isacson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adam Isacson

The amount of international pressure must increase now that Zelaya is back. And it must include absolute clarity that an election held under the coup government's auspices will be considered illegitimate.

Clinton, Act to Avoid a Massacre in Honduras

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

Clinton continues to make statements divorced from the current dire reality in Honduras. Today the reality is that the Armed Forces under the coup regime are carrying out not just a "provocation" but a brutal attack on protesters.

Zelaya's Honduras Return: Salvaging Democracy Will Be Tricky

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Manuel Zelaya, the ousted leader of Honduras who was overthrown in a right-wing military coup in June, has made an incredible political gamble.

Zelaya Returns Through Bold Direct Action

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Hayden

Zelaya traveled over the Nicaraguan border and followed back roads with a small security force until reaching the Brazilian embassy in Teguchigalpa, undetected all the way by the coup government.

Zelaya's Daring Return reignites Honduras crisis

AP | MARCOS ALEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Baton-wielding soldiers used tear gas and water cannons to chase away thousands who demonstrated outside the Brazilian E...

Honduras: Zelaya Claims He Is Back To Reclaim Presidency

AP | FREDDY CUEVAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Deposed President Manuel Zelaya made a dramatic return to Honduras' capital Monday, taking shelter from arrest at Brazil...

Manuel Zelaya's Nightime Return to Honduras

Greg Grandin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Grandin

The democratically elected president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, has returned to Tegucigalpa, entering the country in secret, traveling overland with a small group of advisers.

Independence Day Celebrations Reveal Deep Divisions in Honduras

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

The pro-Micheletti event, despite its title, amounted to little more than a military parade. In the stadium, people cheered enthusiastically as planes passed overhead and soldiers marched.

IMF Gives $164 Million to Coup Government in Honduras, Following Familiar Pattern

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Supporters argue that the IMF has changed. But after depositing a large amount of money in Honduras -- the site of a recent coup -- it's looking more and more like the same old IMF on steroids.

Honduras: Who's The Real Drug Trafficker?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

In December 2008, just months before Manuel Zelaya was ousted from power by the Honduran military, he wrote Barack Obama and complained of U.S. "interventionism."

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 ...