Zelaya Assured Safe Passage to Dominican Republic
By Mariela Rosario | 01/22/2010 - 13:00

Manuel Zelaya, the former president of Honduras who was ousted from his seat in a June 2009 military coup, may finally be able to leave the Brazilian embassy where he has been holed up.


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Acting Honduran Government Offers President Zelaya Amnesty
By Mariela Rosario | 07/15/2009 - 11:38

Negotiations between acting Honduran President President Roberto Micheletti's and elected President Zelaya's ended in a bitter stalemate last week, with Zelaya demanding to be reinstated and Micheletti threatening to arrest him if he tried to enter the country.


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Murder of 19-Year-Old Isis Obed Murillo Sparks Youth Movement in Honduras
By Mariela Rosario | 07/14/2009 - 10:56

Isis Obed Murillo's murder shocked an already rattled Honduras last week when he was shot by soldiers. Images of his bloodstained body were widely circulated and have since become a rallying cry for those hondureños who oppose Roberto Micheletti's claim on the presidential office and support President Zelaya. Micheletti was named president after Zelaya was ousted in a military coup on June 29.


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Honduran Coup Leaders Block President Manuel Zelaya’s Plane from Landing
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 07/06/2009 - 08:45

Ousted President Manuel Zelaya attempted to return to Honduras on Sunday, but coup leaders prevented his plane from landing by blocking an airport runway with military vehicles. The scene at the Honduran airport was chaotic as thousands of Zelaya’s supporters clashed with police and soldiers, leaving at least two dead and dozens injured.


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President Manuel Zelaya Vows to Return to Honduras and Reclaim the Office
By Christine Estevez | 06/30/2009 - 11:15

Various leaders are calling for the return to power of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was exiled by a military coup last weekend after he expressed interest in changing the constitution to allow him to seek another term in office. The country’s Congress has appointed a new president, Roberto Micheletti, who is insisting that Zelaya was removed legally for violating Honduras's constitution and attempting to extend his own rule.


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Honduran President Ousted in Coup
By Mariela Rosario | 06/29/2009 - 14:00

Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was forcibly removed from his political office by a military coup on Sunday. It was the culmination of tension surrounding a referendum vote that had the potential to allow Zelaya to remain in office past the traditional one-term, four-year rule set forth by the current Honduran constitution.


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