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Tue Aug 25 2009SF Protest Against Honduran Coup
Tue Aug 25 2009Bay Area Latin American Solidarity Coalition Protests Honduran Coup
Michael Steinberg writes: "on August 11 protesters gathered at 5 p.m. in front of the Honduran Consulate to protest the coup that removed elected President Manual Zelaya, and called for an end to repression in Honduras and the return of Zelaya to office."
"Zelaya was seized at gunpoint in his pajamas during the early hours of June 28 and forced onto a plane that flew him to Costa Rica. Honduran General Romeo Vasquez, who ordered this action, is a two time graduate of the notorious School of the Americas at Ft. Benning, GA, also known as the School of Assassins.
"The coup regime has refused to allow Zelaya back into Honduras. When Zelaya attempted to return to Honduran by plane in July, he was refused landing at the main airport in the nation’s capital, Tegucigalpa. But, according to the July 19 Independent /UK, permission to land was subsequently also refused at Palmerola Air Force base, HQ of the Honduran Air Force, as well as the US Joint Task Force-Bravo, from which Black Hawk helicopters operate in support of the US War on Drugs in Central America. Read more
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California African American Heritage includes commemoration of the Battle of Puebla Friday Apr 21st 1:11 PM
Borders in Central America - The Impact of US Policy Tuesday Apr 18th 10:38 AM
An Evening for the El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve in Chiapas, Mexico (1 comment) Monday Apr 17th 11:19 PM
Borders in Central America: The Impact of US policy (1 comment) Sunday Apr 16th 9:30 PM
Honduras & Colombia: Models of U.S. Control, Violence, and Poverty Saturday Apr 15th 8:44 AM
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Mediates Last Ditch Debt Negotiations Friday Apr 14th 7:23 AM
Family of Luís Góngora in Teabo, Yucatán on the One-Year Anniversary of His Killing by SFPD (1 comment) Friday Apr 7th 9:20 AM
CISPES Meeting (1 comment) Thursday Apr 6th 4:24 PM
Puerto Rico and Bondholders Agree on Electric Company Debt Deal Thursday Apr 6th 1:57 PM
One Year Anniversary of the death of Luís Góngora Pat, killed by SFPD Wednesday Apr 5th 11:29 AM
CISPES Statement on Hector Perla and Sexual/Gender Violence in our Movement Monday Apr 3rd 4:46 PM
Puerto Rico Oversight Board Holds Economic Growth Meeting Friday Mar 31st 8:06 AM
San Quintín Farmworkers Take Demands to Mexico City Monday Mar 27th 2:14 PM
Jornaleros de San Quintín llevan demandas a la Ciudad de México Monday Mar 27th 2:10 PM
CISPES Meeting Saturday Mar 25th 3:23 PMMore News...