Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The Unrest In Honduras -- News Updates And Commentaries June 30, 2009

Supporters of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya clash with soldiers near the presidential palace in Tegucigalpa on Monday. Associated Press

Honduras Battles Tide Of Support For Ousted Zelaya -- Yahoo News/Reuters

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Honduras' interim government battled on Tuesday against a tide of international support for ousted President Manuel Zelaya who vowed to return home after troops toppled and exiled him in a coup.

Honduras faces growing pressure to reinstate Zelaya, an ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who was forced out on Sunday and spirited away by the army to Costa Rica in the first military putsch in Central America since the Cold War.

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More News On Honduras

Honduras coup: President Manuel Zelaya vows to return this week -- The Telegraph
Ousted Honduran leader to return -- BBC
Exiled leader Manuel Zelaya to return to Honduras -- Times Online
Honduras unrest flares as world calls for reverse of coup -- Yahoo News/AFP
Honduras isolated over coup, protests turn violent -- Yahoo News/Reuters
International support grows for ousted Honduras leader -- Miami Herald
U.S. Condemns Honduran Coup -- Washington Post
New Honduran Leadership Flouts Worldwide Censure -- Washington Post
New Honduras Government Resists International Pressure -- Voice of America
New Honduras Leader Faces Backlash From Coup -- Wall Street Journal
Honduran army stands firm as US condemns coup -- Independent
Honduras coup: leaders defy world by declaring 'nobody scares us' -- the Telegraph
Ousted president alienated many in Honduras -- AP
Interim leader says Honduras saved from Chavez -- Reuters
In pictures: Clashes in Honduras -- BBC
In a Coup in Honduras, Ghosts of Past U.S. Policies -- New York Times
Defend Democracy -- Washington Post editorial
The Law Triumphs in Honduras -- Wall Street Journal editorial

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