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All Posts Tagged With: "Honduras"

An American bloc without its big players?

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An American bloc without its big players?

More than 30 heads of state met this week for a summit designed to create an alternative to the Organization of American States. The conference, however, has been overshadowed by a spat between Colombia's Alvaro Uribe and Venezuela's Hugo Chávez. Worldfocus looks at reactions from U.S. and Latin American writers.

Posted: February 23, 2010 16:22   Comments: 5
Hoping for a decisive end to the Honduran political crisis

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Hoping for a decisive end to the Honduran political crisis

Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner writes about the recent election of a conservative as president of Honduras. Eisner argues that low turnout is not as much of an issue as the election's legitimacy -- and whether or not it will be recognized by the international community.

Posted: December 2, 2009 12:30   Comments: 1
Today: A tanker hijack and a Swiss vote to ban minarets

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Today: A tanker hijack and a Swiss vote to ban minarets

Top stories from around the world as brought to you by the Worldfocus newsroom. Today: Somali pirates seize an oil tanker; Honduras holds a presidential election; and the Swiss vote to ban the construction of new minarets to accompany mosques.

Posted: November 30, 2009 11:50   Comments: 3
Looking beyond the Honduran political crisis

Peter Eisner

Looking beyond the Honduran political crisis

Peter Eisner blogs about why Honduras needs financial support, economic relief and social help. He contends that the U.S. and other nations should increase their foreign aid, since 50 percent of Honduras' 7.7 million people live below the poverty line -- and almost 40 percent are children.

Posted: November 3, 2009 11:50   Comments: 0
A breakthrough for Honduras’ political crisis

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A breakthrough for Honduras’ political crisis

Christopher Sabatini, the senior director of policy for the Council of the Americas and an expert on Latin American affairs discusses the resolution of the political crisis in Honduras with David Brancaccio. He analyzes the factors that led to the breakthrough agreement between the deposed president and the de facto government -- and the likelihood it will succeed.

Posted: October 30, 2009 16:30   Comments: 1
Today: Honduras, Pakistan and new domains on the Web

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Today: Honduras, Pakistan and new domains on the Web

News from around the world brought to you by the Worldfocus staff. Today: George Mitchell is in Israel, the Pakistani army is in Waziristan, and the Internet gets new alphabets for domain names.

Posted: October 30, 2009 11:52   Comments: 2
No aid to illegitimate governments: punishing the people?

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No aid to illegitimate governments: punishing the people?

Since Zelaya's ouster in a coup late June, most foreign donors have cut off aid to Honduras' de facto government. The cessation of foreign aid could continue, leaving many impoverished communities to fend for themselves. Craig Mauro of Al Jazeera English reports from the village of La Ceibita.

Posted: October 22, 2009 11:15   Comments: 46
Political standoff continues in Honduras

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Political standoff continues in Honduras

There is no sign of a quick resolution in the standoff between the de facto Honduran government and the deposed Honduran president, Manuel Zelaya. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner and a contributor in Honduras describe the political climate in the country.

Posted: September 23, 2009 12:16   Comments: 2
Zelaya supporters defy Honduran curfew

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Zelaya supporters defy Honduran curfew

In Honduras, supporters of deposed President Manuel Zelaya again took to the streets on Tuesday night in defiance of a government curfew. Zelaya has been holed up in the Brazilian embassy in Honduras after sneaking back into the country Monday.

Posted: September 23, 2009 12:09   Comments: 2
Deposed president sneaks back to Honduras

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Deposed president sneaks back to Honduras

The stealthy return to Honduras by deposed President Manuel Zelaya this week highlights unusual alliances and the significant role of Brazil, writes Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner.

Posted: September 22, 2009 10:54   Comments: 2
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