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Topic archives: Honduras

Honduras is open for business, no matter the cost to human rights

January 11, 2018 5

The Honduran government's harsh response to protests against alleged electoral fraud and economic policies that would see the country carved up by investors has been sadly predictable.

Carbon Cate, climate change and Iris

May 31, 2011 5

Crikey readers have their say.

What gets a coup a thumbs up from the US?

April 14, 2010

When a political coup occurs in a foreign land, why do some get instant US approval while others are refused recognition? Joshua Keating explains how the US deals with overseas military coups and multiple leaders claiming legitimacy.

Honduras — sleight-of-hand, smoke and mirrors

November 17, 2009 1

The US State Department's statement last weekend that the Honduran elections would be recognised whether or not President Manuel Zelaya was reinstated is a gross betrayal of the aspirations of many honest people, writes Warwick Fry.

US politely averts its gaze from the coup in Honduras

October 21, 2009 2

No you see it, now you don’t. The coup in Honduras of June 28 has revealed not only the deep divide between an impoverished majority and a privileged elite within Honduras, but the profoundly schizoid nature of the US’ foreign policy, writes Warwick Fry.

Brazil puts the heat on Honduras

September 25, 2009

The ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya has returned and is in hiding, while the coup continues and the world's media misreports events. It's no wonder free elections are impossible.

Honduras in crisis: riots and a smuggled President

September 23, 2009

In a move sure to grab the attention of world leaders at the UN summit, the deposed president of Honduras has made a dramatic return to his homeland after months in exile.

Honduras needs help from Obama

August 4, 2009

Following a messy political coup in June, Honduras is in desperate need of help by US president Barack Obama to restore democracy and calm, writes Calvin Tucker.

The battle of the books

July 16, 2009

Childrens' author Mem Fox and other Crikey readers weigh-in on parallel imports, plus Stern Hu, Honduras, and more.

Honduran coup: take another look at Zelaya’s proposals

July 15, 2009

Had they come to fruition, the evil schemes of Zelaya (and, for that matter, Chavez) would have resulted in an electoral system rather like Australia’s.