Skip to comments.Ousted president calls for Honduras insurrection
Posted on 07/15/2009 12:07:21 AM PDT by Jet Jaguar
Deposed Honduran leader Manuel Zelaya has called for a popular insurrection in his country so he can be returned to power after soldiers removed him at gunpoint in June. "The Honduran people have the right to insurrection," said Zelaya, speaking in the neighboring Central American country of Guatemala.
Insurrection is a legitimate democratic right "when faced with a usurping government and a coup-supporting military," he added, urging his supporters in Honduras to strike, march and engage in civil disobedience because that is "a necessary process when the democratic order of a country is disrupted.
I want to tell you to not leave the streets, that is the only space that they have not taken from us," he told a news conference alongside Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom.
Zelaya has issued an ultimatum to the interim government led by Roberto Micheletti that it must relinquish power within the week and demanding his own immediate restitution.
But in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, acting foreign minister Carlos Lopez said that authorities were still committed to talks aimed at finding a peaceful resolution with Zelaya on Friday in San Jose, mediated by Costa Rican President Oscar Arias.
"We are not issuing threats," said Lopez, who emphasized that Micheletti's government was in control and the country was at peace.
"We removed the curfew and the government has complete control of the territory."
Leaders of the new Honduran regime, who have not been recognized by the international community, refuse to describe their move as a coup d'etat.
Honduras has become increasingly isolated by its neighbors, and the coup was roundly condemned by the United States.
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one more ping.
0buma agrees!...but not for the people of the US...
And a usurping president too, Sir!
I wish the Hondurans well, and apologize for the conduct of our despicable marxist president regarding their fate. Regarding insurrections, my mind is on one elsewhere. Lady Liberty, like Kitty Genovese lies brutalized, crying in the dark outside our windows.......
Well, it’s good to see this !@#$% head for the hills.
Thank God the Hondurans were bold enough to uphold their constitution.
Obama: He kept our boys out of Honduras. So far.
Notice the slant here. It's a "regime" . A bunch of Marxists are upset the rule of law was followed. Of course the rule of law part is not mentioned.
When he is ultimately killed by the Honduran military.
Here’s hoping many small red lights dance upon the new president if he returns.
What should OUR military do if ordered by the putative CIC to go to Honduras to re-install a Marxist thug?
Obviously, they should refuse to obey.
One hopes that those who refuse to obey will be the generals, not a handful of grunts.
If the Honduran people had any sense, they would silence this guy, STAT.
This is a loathesome piece of garbage propaganda from the America hating communists at AP.
When it’s time to hang traitors and seditionists, AP has earned a place at the front of the line.
They must be doing something right:
“Honduras has become increasingly isolated by its neighbors, and the coup was roundly condemned by the United States.”
oh yes we have the right of insurrection, but to kill Zelaya for the $ 204,000,000 lost by the state telephone company. Also because of the $ 2.5 million stealed of the central bank to pay for that ilegality. and now he threatens to come back.
if you feel upset for an unfair taxation, imagine us with an unfair taxation and someone stealing it to pay for something ilegal. wonder why he refused to send a budget to the congress?
He only wants the best for Honduras. Insurrection is always good for the ecomony and society in general. Helps promote bussiness and such..........
BTW we are not that isolated, in fact the other centralamerican bussinessmen are angry at their govts, because they lost $ 6 million for each day the border was closed.
They can’t live without us.
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