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1/27/10

Mel has left the building


Following the inauguration of Porfirio Lobo as President of Honduras, ex-Prez Zelaya got to leave the Brazilian embassy this afternoon and before getting on his plane bound for Dom. Rep was met at the airport by the new mandate, Lobo (translation 'wolf'...just sayin'). Here's Honduras Coup 2009 with a bang up-to-date report. I'm only putting up a few lines here to get you to go over to the author's page cos that's fair, so click through for the rest:

Manuel Zelaya Rosales went by car from the Brazilian embassy to Toncontin International Airport about 20 minutes ago and arrived at the airforce base there. He was accompanied by his wife, a daughter, Rasel Tomé and escorted by President Porfirio Lobo Sosa, fresh from his inauguration ceremony, President Colom of Guatemala, and President Fernandez of the Dominican Republic. At the same time, the other people within the Brazilian embassy who (continues here)

Honduras had a 2009 in the limelight thanks to the coupmonger Micheletti stomping all over its citizens' fragile sense of democracy. And so with today's events done with and some sort of quasi-normality restored, Honduras can go back to its previous role of being a corrupt little country that nobody gives a shit about.