US to recognise Honduras poll result + Elections as coup laundering

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November 27, 2009

Honduras is gearing up for Sunday’s crucial national election, five months after a military coup ousted Manuel Zelaya, the president.

The election has received a last-minute boost after the US decided to endorse it, with or without Zelaya in the next government.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from the capital, Tegucigalpa.


Hondurans set to elect new president – 29 Nov 09

November 28, 2009

Security has been stepped up around the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa ahead of Sunday’s presidential polls which seek to end a five-month political stand-off following a military coup.

Soldiers have been conducting security checks as well as distributing election materials, and ballot boxes.

Military officials say they want to ensure that the elections are free of any violence, as Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports.


Honduras: Elections as coup laundering

November 28, 2009

Repressive coup regime continues police state tactics into the elections it hopes will clean its slate. Report from the capital of Tegucigalpa on day before elections.

4 thoughts on “US to recognise Honduras poll result + Elections as coup laundering

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  3. Of course the neoliberal Obama Administration will endorse it. They know that it will be fixed to legitimize the coup.

    That’s what happens when a real leader tries to get a decent minimum wage … just like Haiti …

    Thanks for the report …. mmckinl

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