When Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán was overthrown as a result of a CIA orchestrated coup in June of 1954 because he was pushing land and labor reforms, hopes for economic and social justice, the building blocks for a “Guatemalan Dream,” were crushed.
The international community and the Preval administration recently forgot the anniversary of the brutal assassination of Father Jean-Marie Vincent in Haiti. Fifteen years ago he was felled in a hail of bullets in front of his rectory at Montfortain in the Port au Prince neighborhood of Christ-Roi. […]
Failure on the part of the Organization of American States to reach an agreement for the return of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya yesterday signals the beginning of a new stage, says Radio Progreso correspondent Félix Molina. As the diplomatic mission left Tegucigalpa on Tuesday without approval for the San José Accord from de facto leader Roberto Micheletti Bain, the Honduran journalist says new sanctions are needed “that should include trade, economic, financing, and migratory elements.” […]
Source: The Andean Information Network With less than four months until the December 6th Bolivian presidential elections, the field of candidates is disorganized and constantly shifting. Recent polls indicate that current President Evo Morales will […]
Source: Center for Economic and Policy Research For Immediate Release: August 25, 2009Contact: Dan Beeton, 202-239-1460 Washington, D.C. – The U.S. continues to provide the coup regime in Honduras with tens of millions of dollars in […]
Source: Americas Program On the morning of June 28, women’s organizations throughout Honduras were preparing to promote a yes vote on the national survey to hold a Constitutional Assembly. Then the phone lines started buzzing. […]