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New Real News Video on Honduras by Jesse Freeston

Another fantastic piece by Jesse Freeston, featuring Oscar Estrada. Quicker downloading version available at The Real News. Simply outrageous footage of the OAS.

Tune in to Al Jazeera English

I'll be on in an hour or so.

...and U.S. government finally steps up

Stating any attack on Brazilian territory in Honduras is an attack on the U.S.

Brazil and U.S. Convene Emergency UN security council meeting

Meeting tomorrow, to "analyze the political situation in Honduras."

Upcoming: International War and a useless OAS

The coup government may or may not invade the Brazilian embassy at 6pm local time if & when they cut off all the electricity, putting many lives (including the president's) at risk. Rumors have been rampant, so much so that the de facto government just went on cadena nacional, emergency signal, to announce that they don't have plans to use violence to enter the embassy. They are currently trying to smoke him out by throwing tear gas and blasting music inside the embassy. The water and gas and electricity have been cut off all day.

Israeli commandos in Honduras training the repressive forces

A story that has come out in a wide variety of news sources, and which Machetera has painstakingly translated from La Jornada in Mexico, provides details on Israeli commandos in Honduras training the coup military.

Images of today's repression, from Blanca Kat


U.S. finally taking a stand?

From the Raw Story

US pledges to help besieged Brazil embassy in Honduras

The United States pledged Tuesday to do whatever it can to help Brazil's embassy in Honduras, which was surrounded by soldiers and had its lights, water and phone lines cut off after deposed President Manuel Zelaya took refuge there.

Day 87, September 22nd from Oscar (translation by Camille Collins Lovell)

What began yesterday with a popular surprise party, following the unexpected arrival of President Zelaya to national territory, has become a savage persecution extending throughout the city against the women and men of the resistance.

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