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Honduras and Washington: Semantics and Contradictions

July 31, 2009 Michael Fox 0

On Tuesday, July 28 the United States government announced that it had revoked the visas of four leading members of the Honduran coup. More than a month after the Honduran military awoke President Manuel Zelaya at gunpoint and sent him packing to Costa Rica, it appears that Washington is finally beginning to put its foot down- a little. But the U.S. still has a way to go, and so does Honduras. […]

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Event: Community Media in Times of Popular Struggle- from Venezuela to Oaxaca to Honduras

July 29, 2009 Upside Down World 0

Philadelphia, PA-Social movements throughout the hemisphere are fighting for a better future; one where land & indigenous rights are recognized and communities have control over their resources. But, how do they tell this story when the corporate media is controlled by those they are fighting against: a powerful few who exploit resources for profit and repress the movements that challenge their greed.

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The Honduran Coup: Fiction and Fact

July 29, 2009 Adrienne Pine 0

On June 28, the entire hemisphere suffered a blow to democracy with the military ouster of the constitutional president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya. Since then, business groups behind the coup have waged an all-out PR war in Washington. As a result, there have been fabrications and distortions peddled by politicians and pundits which have aided in replacing facts with fiction. […]

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