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President Lobo Addresses the OAS

President Lobo Addresses the OAS

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today received, in a protocolary session, the President of the Republic of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, who acknowledged the work carried out by the hemispheric organization during his country’s political crisis, and called for strengthening it “with a pragmatic view” and to recognize “its prominent […]

OAS to Vote on Secretary General Today

“Today, the most powerful inter-governmental body of the Americas, the Organization of American States, will reelect Chilean politician Jose Miguel Insulza as its Secretary General. After five years of inefficacy and inconsistency in applying the Inter-American Democratic Charter, Secretary General Insulza’s reelection will irreparably damage the most significant regional initiative of the last decade.” … […]

Military Commanders Acquitted

The Supreme Court of Justice (CSJ), today found in favor of the commanders of the Armed Forces of Honduras in relation to their actions on June 28, 2009. The leaders in question were Romeo Vasquez Velasquez, head of the Joint Chiefs; Cervantes Venancio, Deputy Chief; Javier Prince, Commander of the Air Force; Miguel Angel Padgeth, […]

Congress Discusses Amnesty

Congress today discussed the general amnesty project, and reviewed the draft of a decree for general amnesty for political crimes for all persons who participated in the events taking place on June 28, 2009. The draft decree contains a political pardon for former President Manuel Zelaya Rosales, the people who participated in the resistance, and […]

Businesses Honor Micheletti

The National Association of Industrialists (ANDI) in a special event today, conducted a private ceremony to honor President Roberto Micheletti. In the house of ANDI’s President, Adolfo Facusse, the Honduran President and his wife, Siomara Micheletti, were joined by a group of commanders of the Armed Forces, led by General Romeo Vasquez Velasquez, for the […]

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