Pentagon asks for joint military maneuvers with Honduran coup regime

WASHINGTON – The United States Southern Command asked the Armed Forces of the coup government of Honduras to participate in the maneuvers of the Allied Forces Panamax 2009, although Washington a month earlier had announced its intention to suspend all cooperation military with the Central American country. Honduras appeared in the list of 21 countries that naval exercises will be coordinated by the United States between 11 and 22 September, despite international rejection of the regime of Robert Micheletti referred Telesur.

Several countries worldwide have demanded U.S. general Douglas Fraser  to suspend military cooperation with the Central American nation and its military forces out of the military base in Palmerola Colonel Soto Cano. That facility was used as a bridge during the coup to remove President Zelaya of the territory, he admitted Command Chief South, Gen. Douglas Fraser.


TEGUCIGALPA – Students and workers today occupied the National Autonomous University of Honduras, in protest against the coup and demanding the restoration of constitutional order, indicates PL.

Spokesmen for the movement explained to Radio Globo that the protest is part of a 48-hour strike started on Thursday by the three trade union confederations also demanding the return of the constitutional president, Manuel Zelaya.

They added that the action was coordinated with organizations of the National Pedagogical University, which has been occupied by students and workers on several occasions since the military coup last June.


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