Browsing All posts tagged under »Honduras«

Obama goes “the South American way”

January 29, 2011


As Barack Obama is adjusting details for his first trip to Latin America (South of Mexico) in March, questions raise about the scales scheduled and the motifs behind. First questions deal with the jump from Brazil to Chile , ignoring Argentina –which lies in between. Diplomatic explanations don’t keep at bay the local opposition from […]

Zelaya’s hat trick

September 29, 2009


Belatedly, here is the illustration I did for this article by Andrés Oppenheimer who -I must say- shows this time a lot of sense. Micheletti has been caught in surprise and exposed as a truly dictator, closing TV an radio stations. Obama too is pressed to a disambiguation on rejection of any kind of coup. […]

Honduras: Ice Age reloaded?

July 8, 2009


As a sort of corollary to my previous post, the military coup in Honduras (barely disguised as a civil replacement) is a reminder of the impending menace to Latin American democracies. While the true aims behind Zelaya’s attempt to introduce a not-binding referendum is under dispute (he is now reassuring not seeking reelection), the fact […]