political crisis honduras

Honduras Withdraws World Court Case

Honduras has dropped a top United Nations World Court case in which Brazil was accused of meddling in Honduras’ internal affairs by allowing ousted President Manuel Zelaya to stay at its embassy last year. The International Court of Justice, widely known as the World Court, said Wednesday that Honduras asked to withdraw the case on […]

Zelaya Meets Castro

Manuel Zelaya met in Havana with Cuban leader Raul Castro, one day after the former Central American president announced he had a plan of reconciliation for Honduras. Zelaya was accompanied by his daughter Xiomara, and Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez attended the meeting. The stop in Cuba was part of Zelaya’s Latin American tour denouncing […]

Truth Comission Inaugurated Today

In keeping with the ideology of the Tegucigalpa-San Jose Agreement, the Truth Commission will be formally inaugurated by President Lobo today. The commission’s task will be to begin studying the events taking place in Honduras before, during and after the June 28, 2009 political crisis. Participating in today’s initiation are the OAS Secretary General, Jose […]

Truth Commission Faces Daunting Task

President Porfirio Lobo has declared that Honduras’ truth commission will commence May 4, 2010. President Lobo empahasized the independence of the Commission, whose ultimate goal is to write an “objective and impartial” account of the incidents surrounding the June 28, 2009 political change of power. The Commission coordinator is former Guatemalan Vice President, Eduardo Stein, […]

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