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November 27, 2013

CUBA CENTRAL Newsblast: If you’re banking on a holiday visit to Cuba, you’d better read this

In 2006, the U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana lost its electricity for days on end, interfering with its basic operations.  The U.S. government accused Cuba of bullying and subjecting U.S. diplomats to “the same type of harassment that the Cuban people have had to live with on a daily basis.” Whether it… read more »

December 14, 2012

CUBA CENTRAL News Blast: Advice and Dissent: What Happens on Cuba if John Kerry and Chuck Hagel Join Obama’s Cabinet?

The staff of the Center for Democracy in the Americas wishes to acknowledge the horrific gun tragedy that took place in Connecticut today, offer our condolences to the families affected by the violence, and remember that this is the eighth mass shooting that we have experienced in the U.S. this year. The… read more »

July 15, 2012

Honduran seizures raise fear of wider conflicts

Alberto Arce, Associated Press - The land seizures have inspired similar takeovers elsewhere in Honduras, alarming the nation’s business class and raising fears of spreading political violence. They also have become a rallying point for a broad leftist coalition that has grown around ex-President Manuel Zelaya since he was ousted in… read more »

July 7, 2012

Manuel Zelaya Will Run for Congress

Honduras Weekly – Former President Manuel Zelaya (2006-2009) yesterday confirmed that he intends to run for a seat in the National Congress in the national elections scheduled for November 2013. He will campaign as a member of the socialist Liberty and Refoundation (Libre) Party. Mr. Zelaya currently serves as the… read more »

July 1, 2012

Former first lady to run in Honduras

Central American Politics – While Mexicans go to the ballot box today to elect their next president, the followers of former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya will gather to select the former first lady Xiomara Castro de Zelaya as the the presidential candidate of the leftist Libre Party (Libertad y Refundación). Elections are… read more »

June 29, 2012

Congressional Leaders and LGBT Supporters Urge State Department Action to Stop Violence Against LGBT Community in Honduras

In light of reports of continued violence against the LGBT community in Honduras, CDA joined with the Honduras Solidarity Network and LGBT leaders to circulate a letter drafted by Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) among members of the House Equality Caucus to send to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This letter… read more »

June 21, 2012

Nat’l Day of Action in Solidarity with Honduras

Workers World – The Colectivo Honduras USA Resistancia-libre and the Latin America & Caribbean Solidarity Committee of the International Action Center are supporting a call by the Honduras Solidarity Network for a national day of action on June 28. The date will mark three years of resistance to the 2009… read more »

July 8, 2011

Hallazgos y recomendaciones: Para que los hechos no se repitan

El Heraldo – Informe de La Comisión de la Verdad y Reconciliación Hallazgos y recomendaciones: Para que los hechos no se repitan Leer: http://www.elheraldo.hn/var/elheraldo_site/storage/original/application/40ceeb5dcaa24f06c2e71194c374d227.pdf

May 31, 2011

Honduras: Ousted President Manuel Zelaya returns

BBC – Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted from office in 2009, has returned to Honduras last Saturday May 28. Mr Zelaya was forced into exile by the military after he failed to abide by a Supreme Court order to cancel a non-binding vote on changing the constitution…. read more »

May 13, 2011

Honduras: la urgente necesidad de un nuevo pacto social

El golpe de Estado de 2009 en Honduras reabrió un capítulo doloroso para la historia latinoamericana relacionada con  intervenciones militares en los procesos democráticos de la región. Luego de inicialmente oponerse al golpe, el gobierno de Obama procedió en las semanas y meses que siguieron al derrocamiento del presidente Manuel… read more »