Plane Shoot Down Law Goes in Effect in Honduras

After being published in “La Gaceta” today, the law that authorizes the shoot down of planes illegally flying into specially defined territories in Honduras, has gone into effect. The law is meant to deter drug carrying flights which have Honduras as a transshipment location, transferring drugs being flown in from South America, to ships and […]
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US insists on a solution that restores Zelaya to power against the Honduran Constitution

Iam Kelly, spokesman for the United States Department of State, said in the latest press briefing held on October23, that the United States is eager to find a solution to the ongoing conflict and try and reach a solution that restores the democratically elected president to power. According to legal and political experts in Honduran […]
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Fidel Castro Worried of More “Coups”

The former Cuban leader who lead a coup and held power in Cuba for more than 49 years is now worried that the situation in Honduras could lead to more “coups” in Latin America. “Honduras is not only occupied by the “coup leaders” but also occupied by United States forces.” This excerpt comes from Fidel’s […]
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OEA Summit Opens in Honduras

The OEA Summit which is being held in San Pedro Sula, Honduras began with a speech by its current president José Miguel Insulza. A seven point agenda is being suggested that excludes talks regarding the return of CUBA into the organization. The points to be discussed include economic crisis, energy, immigration, security and democratic governship […]
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US & Honduras Sign Agreement

The United States and Honduras signed a cooperation agreement in the area of security. The agreement is called Plan Merida and the objective is to reduce gang activity, impede drugs, arms and people trafficking between the countries of Central America and the United States. Honduras will receive a first disembursment of Lps 70 million which will be […]
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Leftist Named Minister of Exterior Relations

Patricias Rodas was named Minister of Foreign Relations by Honduran president Manuel Zelaya Rosales. Patricia Rodas is known for her leftist and populist convictions. Many politics and citizens have expressed their concerns regarding this decision. They fear that relations with the United States might suffer and come under more tension with Patricia Rodas as head […]
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