political crisis honduras

EU Looks to Normalize Relations

Spanish Foreign Minister, Miguel Angel Moratinos, stated today that he wants Honduras to join, “as soon as possible,” in continuing negotiations between Brussels and the other Central American countries, which are trying to complete an “Acuerdo de Asociacion” (Association Agreement). Spain occupies the Presidency of the European Union (EU) this semester. The talks were officially […]

Ex-VP of Guatemala in Honduras

Former Vice President of Guatemala, Eduardo Stein Barillas, arrived this afternoon in Tegucigalpa to meet with President Porfirio Lobo Sosa. Stein Barillas was Vice President of Guatemala during Oscar Berger’s government (2004-2008). He will be participating in the “Truth Commission”, the creation of which is one of the points required in the Tegucigalpa-San Jose Agreement. […]

Brazil’s Foreign Minister Speaks of Lobo

The Brazilian Embassy’s vice consul in Honduras, Francisca Francinete de Melo, was stopped at the Tegucigalpa airport and denied entry into the country by Honduran immigration officials. Brazil’s foreign minister, Celso Amorim, stated that the incident was just a “mistake and a misunderstanding,” and that by the time he had been informed of the incident, […]

Zelaya to Continue Life of Luxury

Zelaya to Continue Life of Luxury

After 129 days of confinement in the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Zelaya, his wife, and his adviser Rasel Tome, left. They were escorted by Honduran President, Porfirio Lobo, and headed to the Dominican Republic from Toncontin International Airport, along with President Leonel Fernandez, where they boarded a plane to the Caribbean. The former president received […]

Amnesty Granted by New Congress

The National Congress approved late last night the granting of general amnesty for some of those who may have committed political crimes relating to the events of June 28, 2009. Lobo Sosa announced this decree to the international community today to display Honduras’ support for peace, unity, reconciliation, and forgiveness. The amnesty decree passed allegedly […]

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