manuel zelaya

Zelaya Leaves Liberal Party

Ex-President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya officially announced that he is ending his 30-year affiliation with the Liberal Party. Zelaya believes there will never be justice in Honduras regarding the coup, and called for the reform of Honduras’s two-party system, made up of the Liberal and National parties. Zelaya founded the Partido Libertad y Refundación (Liberty […]

Former First Lady vs. General Responsible for Overthrow

Xiomara Castro or Romeo Vásquez? The wife of ex-President Manuel Zelaya, overthrown in 2009, is pitted against the general who led the military operation against him. Both have been declared candidates for the presidential elections of 2013 in Honduras. Both have the same challenge: break the traditional bipartisanship in the country. Members of the Freedom […]

Former Military Commanders Exonerated

The Supreme Court of Honduras has acquited the military commanders involved in ushering former President Manuel Zelaya Rosales out of the country on June 28, 2009. In a twelve – three vote, the Judges of the Supreme Court of Justice, (CSJ), confirmed the definitive dismissal of the case against the six former military commanders. The […]

FNRP Holds Protest on Honduras’ Independence Day

Former President Manuel Zelaya Rosales led a march of the National Popular Resistance Front (Frente Nacional de Resistencia Popular -FNRP) yesterday in the capital of Tegucigalpa, and called for an end to the repression against members of that organization. Zelaya Rosales is the coordinator of the FNRP which overtook several stretches of the Morazán Boulevard. […]

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