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Thursday, July 16, 2009

US Complicit in Honduran Coup?

Eva Golinger: Washington and the Coup in Honduras: Here's the evidence!

The US Department of State had prior knowledge of the coup.

The Department of State and the US Congress funded and advised the actors and organizations in Honduras that participated in the coup.

The Pentagon trained, schooled, commanded, funded and armed the Honduran armed forces that perpetrated the coup and that continue to repress the people of Honduras by force.

Eva Golinger: The US military presence in Honduras, that occupies the Soto Cano (Palmerola) military base, authorized the coup d'etat through its tacit complicity and refusal to withdraw its support of the Honduran military involved in the coup.

The US Ambassador in Tegucigalpa, Hugo Llorens, coordinated the removal from power of President Manuel Zelaya, together with Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Shannon and John Negroponte, who presently works as an advisor to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

link: Pan-African News Wire: Washington and the Coup in Honduras: Here's the Evidence


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