Tag Archives: Coups d’etat

Honduras : Micheletti Becoming ‘Second Pinochet’?

‘Congressman for Life’ Roberto Micheletti. Art by Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff / IndyBay.Honduran coup consolidating power:Micheletti named ‘Congressman for Life’ By David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / January 17, 2010 As violent repression continues, the powers that be … finish reading Honduras : Micheletti Becoming ‘Second Pinochet’?

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Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

LGBT activist Walter Tróchez was murdered this week.He documented homophobic violence:Honduran gay activist Walter Tróchez murdered By Doug Ireland / December 18, 2009 Walter Tróchez, 25 years old, a well-known LGBT activist in Honduras who was an active member of … finish reading Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

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Honduras : The ‘Election’ and the Resistencia

Above,“Golpistas: Here Is Your Vote.” Rebelión poster. Demonstration against electoral campaign, Intibucá. Photo from Indymedia Honduras.Micheletti prepares for election;Moves against boycott, resistance By David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / November 23, 2009 With a nod of approval from … finish reading Honduras : The ‘Election’ and the Resistencia

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Surprise! : Betrayal in Honduras as ‘Golpistas’ Ignore Accord

Manuel Zelaya closes a window at the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa. Photo from AFP.Celebration was premature;United States expresses ‘disappointment’ …negotiating with the golpistas for reinstatement of the democratically elected president is like negotiating with thieves for the return of stolen … finish reading Surprise! : Betrayal in Honduras as ‘Golpistas’ Ignore Accord

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James Howard Kunstler : Our Gods are not Happy

Rough beast, preparing to slouch. Art by Alex “Rhino” Voroshev.Thinking the unthinkable:Cornpone Hitlers and the agony of ordinary people By James Howard Kunstler / November 3, 2009 A side-trip to the local mall — where else to buy ammo around … finish reading James Howard Kunstler : Our Gods are not Happy

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Honduras : A Deal is Cut to Reinstate Zelaya

Zelaya supporter shouts slogans outside the National Congress. Photo from AFP.Compromise deal restores ZelayaRiot police meet demonstrators with tear gasBy David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / October 30, 2009 See Val Liveoak’s analysis of the latest developments — … finish reading Honduras : A Deal is Cut to Reinstate Zelaya

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Faultlines in Honduras : 100 Days of Resistance

Fault Lines — 100 Days of Resistance One hundred days since the coup d’état that ousted Manuel Zelaya, Fault Lines travels to Honduras to look at polarization and power in the Americas, and finds resistance and repression in the streets. … finish reading Faultlines in Honduras : 100 Days of Resistance

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Honduras : Talks Ramp Up as Repression Gets Bloody

Top, Zelaya supporter with sign saying “Honduras, this is your president,” outside the U.S. embassy in Tegucigalpa, Oct. 7, 2009. Photo by Rodrigo Abd / AP. Below, riot policemen stand guard as Zelaya supporters protest in Hato De En Medio … finish reading Honduras : Talks Ramp Up as Repression Gets Bloody

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Honduras : Micheletti Suspends Constitution

Cartoon D.R. 2009 Latuff / The Narco News Bulletin.The second Honduran coup came todayBecause the first one failed By Al Giordano / September 28, 2009 See ‘Honduras coup leader Micheletti decrees 45-day suspension of constitution,’ Below. On the morning of … finish reading Honduras : Micheletti Suspends Constitution

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High Noon in Honduras : Zelaya, Golpistas in Standoff

Below, Manuel Zelaya outside the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Photo from La Prensa, San Pedro Sula. Above, a throng of Zelaya supporters at the embassy. Photo from Indymedia Honduras.Micheletti responds with curfews, teargas…Massive demonstrations mark Zelaya’s return By David … finish reading High Noon in Honduras : Zelaya, Golpistas in Standoff

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Honduran Resistance : Strong, Nonviolent and Persistent

Supporters of Honduras’ ousted president Manuel Zelaya walk during a rally at Suyapa neighborhood in Tegucigalpa, September 9, 2009. Photo by Edgard Garrido / Reuters.How do we respond?Honduran resistance remains strong If it succeeds, especially if it continues its use … finish reading Honduran Resistance : Strong, Nonviolent and Persistent

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Honduras : Resistance Seeks Opposition Bishop for Presidential Bid

On the two-month anniversary fo the coup that deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, his supporters marched through the main streets of Tegucigalpa. Photo by Reuters / La Jornada.Resistance in Honduras debates election strategy:Offers nomination to opposition bishop By Arturo Cano[Translated … finish reading Honduras : Resistance Seeks Opposition Bishop for Presidential Bid

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