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No coup in Honduras says Congress legal expert

A legal expert at the US Congressional library, Norma C. Gutiérrez, has studied the legalities around the deposing of president Zelaya in Honduras on June 28, and found that it was done legally (although exiling him was not). It was thus not a coup. Here is the report. The crucial conclusion is formulated thus: “Available

Ingen kupp i Honduras säger expert i USAs kongress

En juridisk expert vid USAs kongressbibliotek, Norma C. Gutiérrez, har studerat händelseförloppet kring avsättandet av president Manuel Zelaya, och lagarna i Honduras, och funnit att det gick lagligt till. Det var alltså inte en statskupp. Här är rapporten, rykande färsk. Den avgörande punkten formuleras såhär: “Available sources indicate that the judicial and legislative branches applied

US Congress Research Office’s report on Honduras

On September 10th, the congressional non-partisan research office presented a report about Honduras. It is invaluable as a source of information about how the US sees the events, and the binational relationship. It is based on official documents and newspaper articles, the latter unfortunately playing too big a role, since they are often full of