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`WikiLeaks expose shows US complicity in Honduran coup’


November 30th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Ousted Honduran president Mel Zelaya has said that one of the US diplomatic cables published by whistleblower website Wikileaks demonstrates Washington's "complicity" with the June 2009 coup against ... Read more...

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Honduras fires immigration chief for expelling Brazilian diplomat


January 31st, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Honduras' new government has fired its top immigration official after a Brazilian diplomat was denied entry into the country. "In light of the undignified treatment offered to this diplomat ... Read more...

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Voting in disputed Honduran election ends


November 30th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 30 (DPA) At least two people were injured in northern Honduras when police used force against demonstrators during the country's disputed presidential election. Polls closed late Sunday, after electoral authorities extended ... Read more...

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Can the holiday continue for Honduras? (FIFA World Cup Team Profile)


November 25th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 25 (DPA) Honduras waited for 27 years to secure their return to a World Cup, and they hold great hopes for South Africa 2010. During this time - close to ... Read more...

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Honduras’ Micheletti’s temporary step down a ‘positive step’: US


November 21st, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (DPA) The US sees the decision by Honduras' disputed de-facto leader Roberto Micheletti to step down during elections as a "positive step," a senior US State Department official said. The ... Read more...

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Honduran de-facto government resigns


November 6th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 6 (DPA) The Honduran de-facto government of Roberto Micheletti resigned late Thursday, paving the way for a national unity and reconciliation government. The move was announced in a televised statement by ... Read more...

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Deal reached to reinstate ousted Honduran president


October 30th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Oct 30 (DPA) The Organization of American States (OAS) has announced an agreement between Honduras' interim president Roberto Micheletti and the ousted president Manuel Zelaya to reinstate the latter to ... Read more...

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US sends officials to Honduras for talks


October 28th, 2009 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (DPA) The US will send top envoys to Honduras later this week to press the de facto government there to move to end the ongoing political crisis, the State ... Read more...

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Honduras de facto leader’s nephew murdered


October 27th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 27 (EFE) A nephew of Roberto Micheletti, head of the de facto regime running Honduras since a June 28 military coup, and a high-ranking army officer were murdered in separate ... Read more...

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Honduras celebrates holiday after qualifying for World Cup


October 16th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Oct 16 (DPA) Honduras' transitional government declared Thursday a public holiday after the national football team qualified for next year's World Cup in South Africa, providing rare joy to a ... Read more...

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Honduran negotiators reach agreement to restore Zelaya (Second lead)


October 15th, 2009 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 15 (IANS) The dialogue commission established for resolving the political crisis in Honduras reached an agreement Wednesday which includes the restoration of power for the ousted President Manuel Zelaya, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Honduran negotiators reach agreement to restore Zelaya (Lead)


October 15th, 2009 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 15 (IANS) The dialogue commission established for resolving the political crisis in Honduras reached an agreement Wednesday which includes the restoration of power for the ousted President Manuel Zelaya, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Hope in Honduras for talks to end political crisis


October 8th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Oct 7 (DPA) An international delegation arrived in Honduras Wednesday for talks to resolve the political crisis in the Central American country in the wake of a June coup that ... Read more...

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Hand back power, Lula tells Honduras coup leaders


October 6th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 6 (DPA) Honduras coup leader Roberto Micheletti should step down immediately in return for an amnesty, Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said Tuesday. "For us, the solution will be ... Read more...

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Honduran government repeals restrictions on freedom


October 6th, 2009 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa/Washington, Oct 6 (DPA) The de facto government of Honduras Monday repealed a controversial decree that had restricted freedom of movement and freedom of expression in the country in the wake of ... Read more...

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Ousted Honduran president promises moderation


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 2 (DPA) Brazilian legislators visiting Honduras have said ousted president Manuel Zelaya has promised to adopt a more moderate tone in talking to his supporters from the Brazilian embassy in ... Read more...

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Honduras interim President Micheletti asks Zelaya to buckle up


September 29th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tegucigalpa, Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Honduras interim President Micheletti is sparing no efforts to keep his presidency, which he attained in a coup.A defiant Roberto Micheletti said in an interview with ... Read more...

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Brazil tells Honduras it does not accept ‘ultimatum’


September 28th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Porlamar (Venezuela), Sep 28 (EFE) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva here said that it "does not accept ultimatums from a coup-making government". He was talking about the 10 days ultimatum ... Read more...

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Honduras’ Zelaya claims plot to kill him at embassy


September 25th, 2009 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Madrid/Tegucigalpa, Sep 25 (DPA) Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya has said he fears for his life, Spanish media reported Thursday. In a telephone interview with the Spanish daily El Mundo, Zelaya said the ... Read more...

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Soldiers to combat looting on Honduran streets


September 24th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 24 (DPA) The de-facto government in Honduras has moved to increase the military and police presence on the streets to halt looting. Roberto Micheletti, the former Congress speaker designated to ... Read more...

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Honduras imposes curfew after Zelaya’s return (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 22 (EFE) The de facto Honduran government imposed a nationwide curfew following the return of ousted President Mel Zelaya. The government's decision was televised while hundreds of Zelaya's supporters gathered outside ... Read more...

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Ousted President Zelaya back in Honduras


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), Sep 22 (DPA) Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya returned Monday to the Central American country and had taken refuge in the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa. Earlier, the de facto government had ... Read more...

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Honduran government, UN deny Zelaya’s return (Lead)


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (DPA) The interim Honduran government and the spokeswoman for the UN in Tegucigalpa denied that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya had returned Monday to the Central American country. Roberto Micheletti, ... Read more...

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UN cancels election aid to Honduras


September 13th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations has decided to cut off a previously announced aid to Honduras for its upcoming elections, as a new action against the putschists who ... Read more...

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US suspends $30 mn aid to Honduras


September 4th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (EFE) The US government announced Thursday that over $30 million aid to Honduras has been suspended in the wake of President Mel Zelaya's June 28 ouster. Washington said that if ... Read more...

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Thousands march in Honduras as impasse hardens


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 23 (DPA) The impasse over Honduras' political future hardened further Wednesday as thousands of supporters of the de-facto government marched through the streets. They answered the call of Roberto Micheletti, declared ... Read more...

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Honduras breaks off relations with Venezuela


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 22 (DPA) The Honduran de-facto regime Tuesday broke off diplomatic relations with Venezuela, whose president Hugo Chavez has stood by President Manuel Zelaya since his unceremonious ouster and expulsion in ... Read more...

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Honduras mediation talks end without agreement


July 20th, 2009 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, July 20 (Xinhua) Talks between the representatives of ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and representatives of the post-coup regime ended without any agreement. Carlos Lopez, who led the delegation from the ... Read more...

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Honduran government rejects accord to reinstate Zelaya


July 19th, 2009 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 19 (EFE) The Honduran government led by Roberto Micheletti has rejected an immediate accord proposed by Costa Rican President Oscar Arias on the conditional reinstatement of ousted President Manuel Zelaya. As ... Read more...

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Ousted Honduran president calls for uprising


July 15th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, July 15 (EFE) Ousted Honduran President Mel Zelaya has urged the people of his country to revolt against the "interim" government that took power after the June 28 military coup ... Read more...

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VTV and Telesur journalists arrested in Honduras


July 13th, 2009 - 1:07 am ICT by admin
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (BNO NEWS) -- Several journalists were arrested by Honduran police on Saturday evening, the Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Washington, D.C. said in a brief statement.The journalists ... Read more...

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Nicaragua rejects Honduras’ claims of troops buildup


July 6th, 2009 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Managua, July 6 (Xinhua) Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega Sunday denied an accusation from Honduras' post-coup government that Nicaraguan troops were massing on their shared border. "Brother Honduran soldiers, brother Honduran officials, I ... Read more...

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Honduras suspended from Organisation of American States


July 5th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (DPA) The Organisation of American States (OAS) voted to suspend Honduras from the group late Saturday as diplomatic efforts failed to overturn a coup that ousted President Manuel Zelaya ... Read more...

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UN head calls for reinstatement of Honduran president


June 30th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (DPA) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday expressed "deep concern" over the ouster of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya by the military. In a statement, Ban urged "the reinstatement of the ... Read more...

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Honduran president forced to Costa Rica after coup


June 29th, 2009 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), June 29 (DPA) Honduran troops staged a coup against President Manuel Zelaya Sunday morning and evicted him to Costa Rica. Honduras' unicameral National Congress later Sunday agreed to remove Zelaya ... Read more...

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