Oct 03, 2012 19:01 EDT
The Honduran government tolerates illegal groups that operate as death squads, a truth commission said Wednesday in a report on the effects of the 2009 coup against president Manuel Zelaya.
Jul 07, 2011 20:36 EDT
Manuel Zelaya was deposed in a 2009 coup and not removed from the presidency in a "constitutional succession" as his opponents claimed, the Honduras Truth and Reconciliation Commission concluded.
Jun 01, 2011 19:04 EDT
Honduras was readmitted Wednesday to the Organization of American States (OAS), ending a two-year diplomatic hiatus following the widely criticized coup that drove Manuel Zelaya from power.
Jun 28, 2010 17:46 EDT
Today in History for June 28. Today is Monday, June 28, the 179th day of 2010. There are 186 days left in the year.
Jun 28, 2010 17:46 EDT
Today is Monday, June 28, the 179th day of 2010. There are 186 days left in the year.
Apr 30, 2010 19:55 EDT
US ambassador: Ex-Honduran president Zelaya took erratic, imprudent actions prior to ouster. U.S. officials who voiced strong opposition to Honduras' coup last June now say the ousted president took an "erratic and imprudent course of action" in the months leading up to his overthrow.
Mar 04, 2010 19:00 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday the United States will restore aid to Honduras that was suspended after a coup and urged Latin American states to recognize new President Porfirio Lobo's government.
Mar 04, 2010 16:44 EST
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday Washington will restore aid to Honduras despite the refusal by some Latin American countries to recognize new President Porfirio Lobo's government.
Feb 25, 2010 22:33 EST
New Honduran President Porfirio Lobo fired the military leaders responsible for leading the coup against then-president Manuel Zelaya last June.
Feb 16, 2010 21:59 EST
New Honduran president keeps military chief behind coup that ousted Zelaya. The new president of Honduras is keeping in place military leaders who ordered his elected predecessor flown into exile in a June coup.
Jan 30, 2010 18:59 EST
Honduras apologizes after expelling Brazilian diplomat, fires head of immigration agency. Honduras' new government fired its top immigration official Friday after a Brazilian diplomat was denied entry into the country.
Jan 28, 2010 23:15 EST
Honduras' new government finds nation 'bankrupt' after diplomatic isolation over coup. Honduras' new administration began its term Thursday saying the nation is bankrupt and will likely need international financial assistance to recover from months of diplomatic isolation over its June coup.
Jan 27, 2010 20:50 EST
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Toppled Honduran president Manuel Zelaya emerged from months holed up in a Brazilian embassy compound and flew into exile on Wednesday, ending a months-long political crisis as Honduras swore in a new president.
Jan 27, 2010 14:25 EST
TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Toppled Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was set to leave Honduras for exile on Wednesday as a new president took office in a victory for leaders of a coup last June.
Jan 26, 2010 22:26 EST
A judge dismissed charges against six generals who led Honduras' June coup, a day before a new president was to be inaugurated and deposed leader Manuel Zelaya was due to leave Honduras.
Jan 24, 2010 23:21 EST
A Honduran official says acting President Roberto Micheletti is spending Sunday night in a hospital for tests.
Jan 20, 2010 19:30 EST
Incoming Honduran leader Porfirio Lobo said Wednesday that deposed president Manuel Zelaya will be allowed to leave Honduras as part of a settlement in the country's lengthy political crisis.
Jan 06, 2010 22:49 EST
Honduras' attorney general charged the country's top military chiefs with "abuse of power" for a coup that ousted president Manuel Zelaya, a Supreme Court spokesman told AFP.
Jan 06, 2010 14:41 EST
Honduras' de facto leader Roberto Micheletti accused the United States of offering "millions of dollars in aid" to Honduras if he steps down, in a television interview Wednesday cited by print media here.
Jan 06, 2010 06:32 EST
A top US envoy met with ousted President Manuel Zelaya here in a bid to resolve the political crisis set off by a coup more than six months ago.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Assumed office |
28 June 2009
|Preceded by||Manuel Zelaya|
|Succeeded by||Porfirio Lobo Sosa (Elect)|
January 2006 – 28 June 2009
|Preceded by||Porfirio Lobo Sosa|
|Succeeded by||José Alfredo Saavedra|
|Born||13 August 1943 |
El Progreso, Honduras
|Political party||Liberal Party|