Manuel Zelaya News
Democracy 'lost': Rights groups warn of more violence in Honduras as US recognizes president
The U.S. became one of a few countries to recognize Juan Orlando Hernandez as the president of Honduras Friday as the opposition candidate, international observers, members of Congress and human rights groups called for a new election amid reports of fraud. Thirty people have died in
3 days after election, 2 men declare themselves Honduran president amid rising tensions
Tension is rising in Honduras as the country still has no president-elect more than three days after voters went to the polls . Both major candidates have declared themselves the country's next leader. International electoral observers have urged the country's vote-counting body to be more
Honduran President Fears Coup, Four Supreme Court Judges Fired
The Honduran Congress approved a measure to immediately dismiss four of the country's Supreme Court judges, with a 91-37 vote that occurred at 4 a.m. on Wednesday. The vote was inspired by members of the country's conservative National Party and is being called an illegal "technical coup" by local
Truth for Justice: Investigating the Honduras Coup
ABC News' Eliza Larson reports: Members of Honduras’ Truth Commission were in Washington yesterday to provide details into their investigations of the 2009 coup and press the US government for further information. The motto of the organization is “sin verdad,...
Clem's Chronicles: Winter Mess/Senate Health Care/Obama & Nobel Prize
those very smart technical types tell me that it may be awhile before i have video links to tonight's broadcast. in the interim, here's the good old-fashioned print version...... WINTER WEATHER-Mother Nature’s not done yet. A gigantic winter storm dumped...
DeMint Trip to Honduras Back On? Travel Authorized after Senate Leadership Intervenes
ABC News' Viviana Hurtado reports: Senator Jim DeMint’s trip to Honduras, which was blocked by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair John Kerry (D-MA), is back on, A senior DeMint staffer tells ABC News, but only after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) became involved. The Kentucky
Republican Senator James DeMint Traveling to Honduras
ABC News has confirmed Senator James DeMint is traveling to Honduras on Friday to meet with de facto President Roberto Micheletti and members of the Honduras Congress. The focus of the visit will be the upcoming November elections scheduled for November 29th. "Senator DeMint wants to ensure that ...
Florida Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Traveling to Honduras
Congresswoman's Trip Flouts the Obama Administration's Stance Toward the Nation
Clem's Chronicles: Obamas and The Olympics/Iran/
Happy Monday folks. Here's some of what's going on tonight...... OLYMPICS 2016/CHICAGO-If Chicago doesn’t get the nod for the 2016 Olympics, you sure can’t fault the Obama Administration for indifference. The President and Mrs. Obama will be leading a delegation...
Lights Out at Brazilian Embassy, as the U.S. Tries to Mediate Escalating Tensions in Honduras
The Honduran government government cut off electricity to the Brazilian embassy where ousted President Manuel Zelaya is hunkered down, a senior State Department official told ABC News, and the United States is trying to ease tensions, and to get a generator for the the blacked out embassy. Zelaya