Tag Archives: Ortega

World pushes Central America towards disaster

Through their response, the nations of the world are contributing to pushing the Central American nations of Nicaragua and Honduras towards disaster. They are already the poorest and second poorest countries of Latin America, and they are both in deep political crises of credibility in the rule of law. The Nicaraguan president, former revolutionary leader

Mob Violence in Nicaragua is a Coup d’État

A violent street mob in Nicaragua is trying to prevent the democratically elected Congress from convening in order to declare an action by the president illegal. The police is not stopping the mob violence. This is the first step towards a coup d’état. The international community must take steps now to stop the erosion of

Zelaya to become political leader of PetroCaribe

Venezuela’s president and former military coupster Hugo Chavez has offered Honduras’ deposed president Manuel Zelaya the post as head of a newly formed political council in the PetroCaribe organization. PetroCaribe was formed to sell oil from Venezuela to poor countries in the Caribbean and Central America under very favourable credit terms. A number of news stories

Nicaragua på tur efter Honduras

Anhängare till Nicaraguas president, förre diktator Daniel Ortega, uppträder nu på samma sätt i Managua som anhängare till Zelaya gör i Tegucigalpa. Samma brunskjortemetoder användes i lördags mot kyrkobesökare. Bilar slogs sönder och flera personer inklusive en journalist misshandlades utan att polisen ingrep, skriver La Prensa i San Pedro Sula. Tvärtom verkade polisen stödja pöbeln.

Honduras drar in visum för amerikanska diplomater

Honduras av folkkongressen utsedde president Roberto Micheletti bekräftade att de har beslutat att återkalla diplomatvisa från USA-diplomater. Detta är en reaktion mot att USA har återkallat diplomatvisa från fyra honduraner, nämligen försvarsministern Adolfo Sevilla, kongressens talman Alfredo Saavedra, ombudsmannen för mänskliga rättigheter Ramón Custodio, samt Tomás Arita Valle, domare i högsta domstolen. Custodio bidrog genom