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VIDEOS: A Tribute to the Brave People of the Honduran Resistance

June 28, 2010


From day one, the brave and determined people of Honduras fought the coup and have been fighting for the last 365 days. This is a brief video tribute to people of the Honduran resistance and their determination to take their country back from the murderous thugs that kidnapped President Zelaya and violated their constitution. Below […]

Former Minister Under Zelaya Murdered

June 16, 2010


FORMER FHIS DIRECTOR MURDERED June 16, 2010 The former official and liberal politician, Roland Valenzuela was killed last night in a hotel in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. According to the prosecutor on duty, Marco Cartagena, Valenzuela was in a meeting with a lawyer, when a businessman, identified by police as Charles Yacamán, approached and began […]

Chavez Signs Deal in DR to Buy Stake in Oil Refinery; Chavez Also Meets with Zelaya

May 7, 2010


Presidents Leonel Fernandez and Hugo Chavez in the Dominican Republic This deal will put Venezuelan oil squarely in the Caribbean and make it much easier for Venezuela to provide oil to Haiti.  Two articles follow: Venezuela PDVSA Buys 49% Stake in Dominican Republic’s State-Owned Refinery CARACAS (Dow Jones)–Venezuela state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela (PVZ.YY), or PDVSA, […]

Several UNASUR Countries Set to Boycott EU-Latin American Summit to Protest Invite of Honduras’ Lobo

May 5, 2010


Most South American Leaders Threaten To Boycott EU-Latin American Summit 5/5/2010 6:18 PM ET      (RTTNews) – Most South American nations have decided to boycott an EU-Latin American summit in Spain in protest against the invitation extended to newly-elected Honduran President Porfirio Lobo for attending the summit, South American leaders attending the UNASUR summit in […]

Five Journalists Murdered in Honduras: Where are the Headlines?

April 5, 2010


GRANMA April 3th, 2010 Five Journalists Murdered in Honduras: Where are the Headlines? JEAN-GUY ALLARD Five journalists were assassinated in Honduras last month, 150 extrajudicial executions since the coup of June 28, 2009, all of them, attributed to the repressive organizations and the paramilitaries hired by the regime, are not enough to draw the attention […]

Quid Pro Quo: After Leading Attack on His Countrymen, General Rewarded with “CEO” of Hondutel

March 11, 2010


General Romeo Vasquez Velasquez, now head of Hondutel  I’m sure Hondurans are relieved to hear Velasquez assessment of his abilities. “One of the specialties that I have is intelligence, and intelligence must be applied properly to try to have as much information to make the necessary corrections,” the General said.   General Velasquez In Charge […]

HONDURAS: Opposition Calls Consultation to Create a Constituent Assembly to “Refound Country”

March 9, 2010


Honduras: Opposition Calls Consultation on Assembly   Escrito por Fany Rodríguez   martes, 09 de marzo de 2010 Tegucigalpa, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The National Popular Resistance Front (FNRP) announced on Tuesday the carrying out of a consultation to the population to create a constituent assembly to refound the country.   The Front specified in a press […]

Pres. Zelaya to Head Petrocaribe

March 6, 2010


The Associated Press March 6, 2010, 3:12PM ET Ousted former Honduran leader to head Petrocaribe  CARACAS, Venezuela Ousted former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is taking on a new role: leading an energy consortium allowing poor Caribbean and Central American nations to buy oil on preferential terms from Venezuela. Zelaya accepted the invitation from Venezuelan President […]

HONDURAS: Arias and Insulza Send in “The Cleaner”

October 4, 2009

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NOTE:  This article originally appeared on the HONDURAS OYE! blog, but the editor function on the blog is not working (perhaps, gov’t. gremlins are?) preventing me from doing hotlinks and other really important editing tasks.  Here, the article with hotlinks. In the 1990 film, “La Femme Nikita,” a young heroin addict kills a cop, is […]

HONDURAS (videos): The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

July 28, 2009

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THE GOOD – Honduran Resistance: “Nos Tienen Miedo Porque No Tenemos Miedo” (They are afraid of us because we are not afraid) THE BAD – Torture and Murder Pedro Migdiel Muñoz Salvador came to the town of El Paraíso along the Honduran border with Nicaragua to demonstrate support for President Zelaya and to denounce the […]