Honduras’ New Government Claims Bankruptcy
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 02/04/2010 - 13:00

The new administration in Honduras didn’t get off to a good start last week. First, it was announced that the nation is bankrupt and will likely need financial assistance from foreign countries in order to recover from months of diplomatic isolation over its June coup, The New York Times reports.

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Honduras Swears in New President as Zelaya Flees
By Dorkys Ramos | 01/28/2010 - 16:20

Honduras swore in its new president as former leader Manuel Zelaya flew into exile in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, The New York Times reports. He’d been seeking refuge at the Brazilian Embassy since September after being ousted in the June 28 coup, living three months in exile and then slipping back into the country.

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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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Wins for the Right and Left in Two Important Latin American Elections
By Mariela Rosario | 11/30/2009 - 09:21

Two important elections happened in Latin America over the weekend, although the selection of Porfirio Lobo as the new Honduran president has been getting most of the attention.

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