Hemispheric Significance of Honduras Events

Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has announced he will return to his country this weekend, accompanied by a distinguished group of Latin American and International figures including Organization of American States Secretary General José Miguel Insulza and the presidents of Argentina and Ecuador.

Peace Coalition Calls for Rapid and Total End to Iraq Occupation

With Iraqis celebrating the first symbolic benchmark of a U.S. troop withdrawal today, United For Peace and Justice, the country's largest antiwar coalition, is encouraged by these first steps but calls for a rapid and total end to the U.S. war and occupation.

Climate Bill Passage Welcomed, Moves to Senate

Coalitions of labor, community and environmental groups cheered the passage of the historic climate change legislation in the House last month. But the hard work for a similar bill in the Senate has just begun, they added.


Morales Proposes Setting Up of Inter-American Court to Try Coupists in Honduras

Bolivian President Evo Morales has proposed that the Organization of American States (OAS) create an Inter-American Court to process accusations related to coup staged in Honduras against constitutional President Manuel Zelaya.

Global Climate Change Information for the Poor

Under-resourced media are failing rural people in developing countries, who are most vulnerable to climate change and in greater need of information to protect themselves from more intense cyclones and longer droughts, according to a new study.

Telesur Breaks Through Media Dictatorship in Honduras

HAVANA, Cuba, July 1 (acn) The work carried out by multinational television network Telesur during the preparation and development of the coup in Honduras has broken through the media dictatorship and silence the military and oligarchies that took part in the coup have tried to impose.

AFL-CIO Condemns Coup in Honduras

The AFL-CIO stands in solidarity with our sister organizations of Honduras as well as with the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), representing over 45 million workers of this hemisphere, in condemning the military coup that resulted in the illegal ouster of democratically-elected President Manuel Zelaya.

Congress Pushing Federal Reserve Audit

A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives is now in support of a historic bill by Republican lawmaker Ron Paul to audit the Federal Reserve (the Fed), the privately run central bank that sets monetary policy for the United States.

ALBA Countries Denounce Honduras Coup

In the early morning hours of Sunday, June 28th, when the Honduran people were ready to exercise their right to vote in a democratic manner in relation to a survey promoted by the President of the Republic Manuel Zelaya Rosales to deepen participatory democracy...

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