Crisis Mounting in Honduras Referendum

Fri, Jun 26 2009 — Source: Miami Herald

Honduras heads for crisis as its left-wing President tries to push ahead with a referendum that the country’s congress and courts have declared illegal. President Manuel Zelaya seeks to change several parts of the constitution including allowing himself to run for re-election so that he can stay in power. Similar action by Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez has allowed him to stay in power in that country.

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