Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stated Friday he will not be in Spain for the summit next week because President Pepe Lobo will be there. “I’m not able to go to the Madrid meeting, but we have commissioned the vice chancellor, (Francisco) Arias Cardenas,” Chavez confirmed in a televised speech. Chavez, who has repeatedly called the […]
Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup last year, announced a plan of political reconciliation, including his return to his country. Zelaya announced his plan at a press conference in Nicaragua’s capital Managua together with Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega…Continue article here.
Former president Manuel Zelaya was in Ecuador yesterday, where he spoke with Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, the current rotatory president of UNASUR. Ecuadorian official sources reported that Zelaya requested constitutional guarantees that would allow exiled Hondurans to return to their country. “Our civil and political rights should be respected. The persecution against those who have […]
Thousands of people participated Saturday in a March on the International Day of Workers in Honduras, demanding a Constituent Assembly and the return of former President Manuel Zelaya. Waving mostly red and black flags, and chanting slogans, the demonstrators left the bustling National Pedagogica University (east of the capital) along the “Fuerzas Armadas” (Armed Forces) […]
Xiomara Zelaya returned to Tegucigalpa, Honduras on Sunday in order to handle some real estate business for the Zelaya family. Mrs. Zelaya plans to attend a protest by Zelaya supporters while she is here. In the absence of effective guarantees, the former first lady stated that Mr. Zelaya has no immediate plans to return to […]