The people of Honduras were engaged in an historic event this weekend: the return of President Manuel Zelaya, 23 months after he was forced into exile at gunpoint in a military coup.
Apr 10, 2011
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Canadian mining companies are continuing to contaminate water, poison land and tear apart communities in Central America.
Student and union activist Jennifer Scott talks with Redeye about opposition on campus and in the Downtown Eastside to a $10 million donation from Goldcorp.
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Goldcorp is a Vancouver-based mining company active in Central America where it faces widespread opposition. This week Central American activists attended Goldcorp's annual shareholder meeting.
With trial balloons about UN intervention in the air, 'the resistance is continuing to make the same demands as always: the reinstatement of Zelaya and a national constituent assembly.'
Honduras today is not the Honduras of 90 days ago. The political initiative belongs to the social movements and their organizations.
Supporters of deposed Honduran president Manuel Zelaya gathered outside the Brazilian consulate in Toronto Wednesday demanding his return to power. (Photo: John Bonnar)
With tear gas wafting through the Brazilian Embassy where ousted president Manuel Zelaya is taking refuge, this week may force the U.S. to finally help the people of Honduras undo the coup.