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Winners and losers in Honduras as Zelaya goes into exile, Lobo takes power

Smiling broadly, his chest festooned with medals, General Romeo Vasquez Velasquez, head of the armed forces of Honduras, stood beside Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo as the latter was sworn in as President of Honduras on January 27.

Zelaya to be allowed to leave on January 27: Maybe

President Manuel Zelaya will be allowed to leave the Brazilian embassy in the capital, Tegucigalpa and go into exile on January 27, maybe.

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Resistance goes on as Honduras approaches turnover

On January 27, the de facto executive of Honduras, Roberto Micheletti of the Liberal Party, will turn over power to the National Party's Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo.

ALBA marks fifth anniversary at Havana summit

Cuban President Raul Castro welcomed representatives of ALBA nations to Havana Dec. 11-14 for their eighth summit meeting.

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Severe problems loom after Honduras elections

The door appears to be closed to even a symbolic return to power of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.

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World Notes: Poland, Honduras, Palestine, Malaysia, Nigeria, Cuba

In Poland, flaunting a red star or a Che Guevara tee shirt could lead to fines or two years in prison.

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Honduras election raises questions on turnout, international recognition

Regarding the controversial elections in Honduras on Sunday, November 29, all are agreed on one thing: National Party presidential candidate Pepe Lobo got the most votes.

Letter on Honduras urges U.S. to stand firm vs. coup

The following is an open letter sent by peace and social activist Tom Hayden to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis on the situation in Honduras.

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Honduran election sham

The de facto Honduran government of Roberto Micheletti, installed by a coup d'état which overthrew President Manuel Zelaya on June 28, appears to be resorting to some very strange electoral tactics.

Honduran accord teeters on the brink of disaster

The latest news out of Honduras is very alarming.

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