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Shows featuring Dr. Juan Almendares

  • US Lobbyists with Clinton Ties Hired to Defend Honduran Coup Regime Davis-web
    Supporters of the coup in Honduras have begun hiring advisers and lobbyists with close ties to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in an attempt to strengthen support in Washington for the coup. A Honduran business group has hired lobbyist Lanny Davis, who served as White House counsel for President Bill Clinton. The coup government has also hired Bennet Ratcliff, a public relations specialist...
    July 15, 2009 | Story
  • Costa Rica Hosts Talks over Honduras Coup Temp-image_1_32.jpg
    Talks between the ousted Honduran president Manuel Zelaya and the leaders of last week’s military coup began on Thursday in Costa Rica. Zelaya and the military-backed Roberto Micheletti met separately with Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, but there were no face-to-face meetings between the two sides. [includes rush transcript]
    July 10, 2009 | Story
  • Military Using "Brutal" Force Against Anti-Coup Protests in Honduras Honduras-protester-web
    The ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya is expected to meet with US diplomats in Washington today before attempting to return to Honduras Thursday, five days after being deposed by a military coup. Meanwhile, the streets in Honduras remain tense, and the crackdown on the media has reportedly not been lifted. We go to Honduras to speak with human rights activist, Dr. Juan Almendares....
    July 01, 2009 | Story
  • Coup in Honduras: Military Ousts President Manuel Zelaya, Supporters Defy Curfew and Take to the Streets Honduras-web
    In the first military coup in Central America in a quarter of a century, the Honduran military has ousted the democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya. Former Parliamentary speaker Roberto Micheletti, who was sworn in as Zelaya’s replacement on Sunday, has imposed a two-day nationwide curfew. But hundreds of Zelaya supporters remain on the streets, and shots were fired at protesters...
    June 29, 2009 | Story