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One Year After the Honduran Coup: Isolation, Insecurity, Impunity

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

The Honduran political establishment and the Obama administration were banking on the country moving beyond the coup domestically and normalizing relations with the world. But this stance has proven naïve.

Honduras's Truth Commission Controversy

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Supporters of last year's coup are demanding that the government let sleeping dogs lie, while their opponents fear The Truth Commission will fail to deliver an honest account of the coup.

Updated: Honduran Journalist and Family Reunited, Make it to Canada under Political Asylum

Miguel Guadalupe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Miguel Guadalupe

Karol Cabrera is still in El Salvador as they search for her daughter, who has suddenly disappeared. While some have speculated the daughter had possibly run away, most believe she was very excited to leave.

Handling Dissent in the OAS: Can Hillary Clinton Negotiate Honduras' Return?

Christopher Sabatini | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Sabatini

A negotiated compromise at this week's meeting of the OAS could point a way forward to allow member states to vote for the reintegration of Honduras, barred from the group last year after what some governments called a coup.

The Honduran Dam Controversy and Micheletti's Legacy

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Roberto Micheletti's de facto government is back in the news. Last week, news broke in Honduras that the official newspaper, La Gaceta, published two ...

Central America's Rule of Law: Guatemala Captures Portillo But Honduras Rewards Micheletti

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

For decades, impunity has reined in Central America. Dictatorial rule, coups, murder, and genocide have, for the most part, gone unpunished. This mont...

Stakes Rise for the United States in Honduras

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

At the end of October, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton celebrated the unprecedented overturning of a coup through dialogue. That assessment has now proved naïve.

No Fair Election In Honduras Under Military Occupation

Dana Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dana Frank

President Obama should refuse to recognize the results of the upcoming Honduran election and bring an end to the embarrassing isolation of the United States from the rest of the world.

Soccer and the Political Crisis in Honduras

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Hondurans had high hopes for two things last week: qualifying for the World Cup and settling the political crisis. Unfortunately for the Hondurans, they came up short in both.

The Little Coup that Couldn't

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

If the agreement brokered this week holds, Honduran society will have turned the ugly precedent of a modern-day military coup d'etat into an example of the strength of nonviolent grassroots resistance.

The Honduran Coup: A Graphic History

Nikil Saval | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikil Saval

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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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Honduran Tensions Rise As Curfew Enforced

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

While the the demonstrations are not violent as of now, police helicopters have started circling the area and the loud bangs of fireworks are punctuating the shouts.

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.

To Defend Democracy, U.S. Must Call the Coup

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

The U.S. State Department has not issued a formal statement to Congress acknowledging the military coup in Honduras. Millions in U.S. money continue to flow to the coup regime.

Micheletti's Losing Battle for International Legitimacy

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

The current Honduran imbroglio has presented ambassadors with the dilemma of whether to support the deposed President or the newly-installed leader.

An Open Letter to President Obama on "Hypocrisy"

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Carlsen

The coup-controlled Honduran press is having a heyday with the Obama remarks. La Tribuna has a picture of Obama on the front page with the headline "Hypocrisy to Call for Intervention in Honduras"

Fact Checking Lanny Davis on Honduras

Greg Grandin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Greg Grandin

I debated lobbyist Lanny Davis, now working for the business backers of the recent Honduran coup, on Democracy Now! Below is a list of Davis's major lies followed by fact checks.

Repression Escalates in Honduras as Coup Leaders Attempt to Consolidate Power

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Kovalik

Numerous reports are coming out of Honduras that the human rights situation is deteriorating fast as the coup government attempts to consolidate power.