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Surveillance Camera Footage of the Honduras Coup Invasion of Channel 36

Censorship Endorsed by US Lobbyist Lanny Davis and PR Firm Chlopak, Leonard, Schechter & Associates, Enemies, All, of Press Freedom

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Videos de las Cámaras de Seguridad del Canal 36 Muestran la Invasión Golpista a la Estación de Televisión

October 8, 2009


The Top Ten Reasons to Donate to Narco News and the School of Authentic Journalism

“Unique, Hard-Working, Groundbreaking, Tireless and Real Journalism in an Era When That Has Become Very Scarce”

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en español... Las Diez Mejores Razones para Donar a Narco News y a la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

October 8, 2009


Esdras Amado López Explains Increasing Lack of Chemistry between Channel 36 and Roberto Micheletti

Coup President Fails to Confiscate Award He Signed to Journalist and Station Owner in 2006

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Esdras Amado López Explica la Creciente Falta de Química entre el Canal 36 y Roberto Micheletti

October 7, 2009


Poll: Wide Majority of Hondurans Oppose Coup d'Etat, Want Zelaya Back

Narco News Has Obtained and Makes Available the Full Results of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal Approved COIMER & OP Survey from Honduras

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Encuesta: La Amplia Mayoría de los Hondureños se Oponen al Golpe de Estado, Quieren a Zelaya de Vuelta

October 6, 2009


Six Ideas for Re-thinking the War in Mexico

The Security Situation has Worsened, and Mexicans are Desperate for Policy Change... Any Policy Change

By Sabina Berman
Proceso

en español... Seis ideas para repensar la guerra

October 6, 2009


Ros-Lehtinen Discovers Antidote to Honduran Tourism Crisis in Visiting US Congress Members

Coup Leader Admits that Lifting of Emergency Decree Does Not Apply to All Media Outlets

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Con la Visita de los Congresistas Estadounidenses, Ros-Lehtinen descubre el Antídoto para la Crisis Turística Hondureña

October 6, 2009


Your Donations Will Directly Improve the Content of the News You Read

The Narco News School of Authentic Journalism Helped My Reporting on Immigration, Foreign Aid, Politics and Drug Policy

By Andrew Stelzer
Graduate and Professor

en español... Sus Donaciones Mejorarán Directamente el Contenido de las Noticias que Usted Lee

October 6, 2009


CIA, State Department Accused of Sanitizing Report into Alleged Misconduct

Federal Investigator Claims He Faced Retaliation for Failing to Play Ball with a Cover-up

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

October 5, 2009


Open Letter from President José Manuel Zelaya Rosales in Relation to the Jewish Community in Honduras

“I reject all anti-Semitic postures and attacks and I urge all Hondurans do the same”

By Manuel Zelaya
Constitutional President of the Republic of Honduras

en español... Carta abierta del Presidente José Manuel Zelaya Rosales en relación a la comunidad judía residente en el país

October 5, 2009


Against Anti-Semitism: Right, Left or Media Induced

There are Anti-Semites in Honduras, One at a Left-Leaning Media, but Mel Zelaya Is Not One of Them

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... En Contra del Antisemitismo: de Derecha, Izquierda o Inducido por los Medios

October 4, 2009


Zelaya: Coup Regime's Terms Being Offered "Aren't Sincere"

An Interview with Honduras' Elected President from the Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa

By Jeremy Kryt
Earth Island Journal

October 4, 2009


Interview: José Manuel Hernández "El Chema" of OCEZ

Interview Recorded Five Days Before His Arrest by Federal Agents

By Chiapas Media Project
Interview

en español... Entrevista con José Manuel Hernandez "El Chema" de la OCEZ

October 3, 2009


Behind the Coup Regime Curtain

With the "State of Siege" Decree Still in Full Force, Honduras Offers Lessons in Dishonest Media vs. Authentic Journalism, Too

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Detrás de la Cortina del Régimen Golpista

October 3, 2009


“Real Time” Lawmaker Ros-Lehtinen Taking Honduran Coup Show on the Road

Republican U.S. Representative's Former Press Secretary Helping to Write the Script

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

October 3, 2009


Auxiliary Archbishop of Tegucigalpa Conducts Lengthy Monologue on the Importance of Dialogue

US Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Agrees, in Between Suffering Bouts of Amnesia

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Arzobispo Auxiliar de Tegucigalpa lleva a cabo un Extenso Monólogo sobre la Importancia del Diálogo

October 2, 2009


Jim DeMint: The Crybaby of the US Senate

When Sen. John Kerry Told Him He'd Have to Pay for His Pro-Coup Honduras Junket with His Own Funds, DeMint Cancelled His Trip and Accused Kerry of "Bullying Tactics"

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Jim DeMint: El llorón del Senado de los Estados Unidos

October 1, 2009


Dutch Vice-Consul in Honduras Reprimanded for Coup Support

Ms. C.M. Klück-Baas Signed a Letter by Dutch Citizens to Their Foreign Minister in Support of the Military Coup

By Okke Ornstein
Via the Narcosphere

October 1, 2009


Honduras Supreme Electoral Tribunal Comes Out Against Coup Decree

That Micheletti Awaits Permission from the Armed Forces and Supreme Court Reveals Who Is Really In Charge

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Tribunal Supremo Electoral Hondureño se Pronuncia Contra el Decreto Golpista

September 30, 2009


OCEZ Leader Disappeared in Chiapas

Neighbors Suspect Police Kidnapped "El Chema" and Will Kill Him

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Líder de la OCEZ desaparecido en Chiapas
in italiano... Leader della OCEZ scompare Chiapas

September 30, 2009


Desperate Oaxaca Seeks Change in 2010

An Alliance of all Other Political Parties Might Defeat the PRI

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

September 30, 2009


Authentic Journalism Is a Question of Survival

It’s Become the Concrete Way to Understand What Happens in the Street

By Fernando León Romero
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Periodismo Auténtico, una cuestión de supervivencia

September 30, 2009


Second Coup Fails, as Lonely Oligarch Plots Third Honduran Coup of 2009

Business Magnate Adolfo Facusse Makes a Last Ditch Effort to Extract Advantage as the Regime Comes Crashing Down

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Mientras el Segundo Golpe Fracasa, Un Oligarca Solitario Planea el Tercer Golpe de Estado Hondureño de 2009

September 29, 2009


US Ambassador Lew Amselem: A Ghoul from Horror Films Past

His Outburst Monday at the Organization of American States Wasn't the First Time Amselem Sought to Blame the Victim for Human Rights Violations

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Embajador Estadounidense Lew Amselem: un Macabro Personaje de las Películas de Terror del Pasado

September 29, 2009


US State Department's Merida Initiative Human Rights Report: Unconvincing Whitewash

US Likely to Release Millions in Training and Military Hardware to Mexico Despite Failure to Comply with Human Rights Conditions

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

September 29, 2009


Honduran Government Hires Fiction Writer to Hawk Coup Regime

Micheletti Junta Shelling Out $292,000 for D.C. Flack Attack

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... El Gobierno Hondureño contrata a escritor de ficción para apuntalar al régimen

September 28, 2009


The Dictatorship Unmasked

“The Real Goal of the 45-Day Curfew is to Torpedo November’s Electoral Process”

By Tiempo
Staff Editorial - translated by Kristin Bricker

en español... “Dictadora Sin Careta”

September 28, 2009


Library of Congress Report Determines Honduran Coup Was Constitutional Despite Having Unconstitutional Aspects

Golpistas Oppose Rewriting Honduran Constitution but Don’t Understand the Current One Either

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El Informe de la Biblioteca del Congreso de los Estados Unidos determina que el Golpe de Estado Hondureño fue Constitucional a pesar de sus Aspectos Inconstitucionales

September 28, 2009


The Second Honduran Coup Came Today Because the First One Failed

Soldiers Reenacted their June 28 Invasions of Radio Globo and Channel 36 at Dawn Today and the Coup Regime Has Unmasked from any Pretense of Legality

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Segundo Golpe de Estado Hondureño Llegó Hoy Porque el Primero Había Fracasado

September 28, 2009


A Field Hand's Appeal to Keep Us Publishing

"Train and Empower a New Generation of Authentic Journalists Deployed on the Ground Throughout the Americas"

By Allan Brauer
Field Hand

September 28, 2009


Honduras Coup Leader Decrees 45-Day Suspension of Constitution

Narco News Translates the Text of the Decree Eliminating Rights to Free Assembly, Free Transit, Free Press and Freedom from Arbitrary Arrest and Detention

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El líder golpista Micheletti suspende la Constitución por 45 días

September 27, 2009


Merida Initiative Police Screenings "Inefficient" and "Ineffective"

Lauded Polygraph Tests Have Failed to Reduce Corruption

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... La Depuración Policiaca de la Iniciativa Mérida “Ineficiente” e “Ineficaz”

September 27, 2009


Perú Official Threatens “Legal Action” Over Honduran Tear Gas Story

Gas Grenades Used by the Honduras Coup Regime, Branded “Perú National Police,” Cause an International Scandal after Reported by Narco News

By Al Giordano
Publisher, Narco News

en español... Funcionario Peruano Amenaza con “Acciones Legales” por la Nota sobre el Gas Lacrimógeno

September 26, 2009


Honduran Coup Regime Mocks UN Security Council with Embassy Attacks

Narco News Identifies LRAD-RX Sonic Weapon and C-Guard Cell Phone Jamming Device Deployed Against Brazil's Embassy in Tegucigalpa

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Régimen Golpista Hondureño se burla del Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU con Ataques a la Embajada Brasileña

September 25, 2009


Honduran Coup Supporters March in Tegucigalpa

Consulate of Kingdom of Jordan Steals the Show

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Partidarios Hondureños del Golpe de Estado Marchan en Tegucigalpa

September 24, 2009


Help Narco News Keep Instilling the Work of Journalists with a Sense of Purpose

“Journalists instilled with the moral principles championed by Narco News possess the capability to redefine the faulty scheme”

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

September 24, 2009


Take It to Washington: Journalism and Civil Resistance

On October 15 at the Newseum in Washington DC, We Won't Just Tell How Authentic Journalism Can Survive, We'll Show It

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Llevando a Washington: el Periodismo y la Resistencia Civil

September 24, 2009


Channel 10 Owner Breaks News of Men Hugging Men on Floor of Brazilian Embassy in Tegucigalpa

Honduran Military Utilizes “Weird Apparatus” in an Effort to Drive Them Out

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... El propietario del Canal 10 da la Primicia de Hombres Abrazándose en el Piso de la Embajada Brasileña en Tegucigalpa

September 23, 2009


What Some US Reporters Don't Get About Brazil and the Honduras Crisis

Lula's Government Has Emerged as the Community Organizer Among Nations in the American Hemisphere

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Lo que Algunos Periodistas Estadounidenses no Entienden de la Crisis Brasil-Honduras

September 23, 2009


The One-Sided War on the Streets of Honduras

“They’re the Only Ones Using Violence,” Human Rights Leader Bertha Oliva Observes of the Coup Regime on Day Two of Zelaya’s Return

By Jeremy Kryt
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La Guerra Desigual en las Calles de Honduras

September 23, 2009


Seven Million Hondurans Under House Arrest as Micheletti Writes of "Democracy"

The De Facto Regime Leader Offers a Public Tantrum via The Washington Post

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Siete millones de hondureños bajo arresto domiciliario mientras Micheletti escribe sobre la “Democracia”

September 22, 2009


Radio Globo and Channel 36 Announce Return of President Zelaya

Coup President Micheletti Eventually Agrees They Are Right

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Radio Globo y el Canal 36 anuncian el regreso del Presidente Zelaya

September 22, 2009


Donate to School of Authentic Journalism

Help Independent Journalists Learn to Operate their “Weapons” and Perfect Their Aim

By Kristin Bricker
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Dona para la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

September 22, 2009


Live Blog: President Zelaya Has Returned to Honduras

In Tegucigalpa, the Illegitimate Coup Regime Has Blocked Cell Phone and Internet Access

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Presidente Zelaya ha regresado a Honduras

September 21, 2009


Honduras Resistance Warns of Provocateurs on the Internet

A Phony Web Site for a Nonexistent Rebel "Army" Seeks to Smear the Nonviolent National Resistance Front Against the Coup

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... La Resistencia Hondureña alerta sobre Provocadores en Internet

September 19, 2009


Honduras and Iran: Essay Requirement for the School of Authentic Journalism

In June of 2009 Civil Resistance Movements Emerged in Two Countries, but Much of the Media Coverage Treated Each Differently

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Honduras e Irán: Un ensayo de requisito para la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

September 17, 2009


Announcing 24 Scholarships in Authentic Journalism for February of 2010

Journalism and Civil Resistance to Be the Theme of the Ten-Day Intensive Training on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

By Al Giordano
President, School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Se anuncian 24 becas para la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico que se llevará a cabo en Febrero de 2010

September 17, 2009


Meet the 2010 School of Authentic Journalism Faculty

A Dream Team for the Next Generation of Authentic Journalists

By Al Giordano
President, Narco News School of Authentic Journalism

en español... Conozcan el cuerpo de profesores de la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico 2010

September 17, 2009


De Facto Honduras Regime Terrorizes Father of Slain Youth

Pastor José David Murillo Lost His Son on July 5 to a Coup Regime Bullet only to Be Arrested and Tortured by the Micheletti Government

By Jeremy Kryt
Earth Island Journal

September 16, 2009


Race to Expand U.S. Military Presence in Colombia Draws Yellow Flag

Congressional Letter to President Obama Urges Administration to “Exercise Caution”

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

September 16, 2009


History Repeats Itself in Honduras

Banana Workers Unions Apply Lessons of 1954 General Strike to Coup Resistance

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... En Honduras la historia se repite

September 14, 2009


Oaxaca Government Seems to be Yielding to Section 22’s Popular Demands

"The Oaxaca LX Legislature in a extraordinary session agreed to initiate removal of power from the authorities in San Pedro Jicayán"

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... El Gobierno de Oaxaca parece estar cediendo en las demandas populares de la Sección XXII

September 13, 2009


Money Talks in U.S. Policy Toward Honduran Putsch Regime

Despite Recent State Department Aid-Cut Media Show, Millions of Taxpayer Dollars Continue to Flow into Central American Country

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

en español... En la política estadounidense hacia el régimen golpista hondureño el Dinero habla

September 13, 2009


Walter Cronkite's Legacy Was Not Objectivity, but One of Honesty

Authentic Journalism Will Rise Again, but from Below

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... El Legado de Walter Cronkite no fue la objetividad, sino el de la Honestidad

September 9, 2009


Secrets of the Honduran Armed Forces

And More Secrets About the US Soldiers Stationed There

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... Secretos de las Fuerzas Armadas Hondureñas

September 7, 2009


ICE Puts House of Death Informant in Harms Way

Informant Ramirez Peyro suddenly transferred from County Jail to Federal Detention Center in New York

By Bill Conroy
Via the Narcosphere

September 7, 2009


Argentina Legalizes Personal Marijuana Use

Supreme Court Decision is Part of a Wave of Decriminalization in Latin America

By Kristin Bricker
Via the Narcosphere

en español... Argentina Legaliza el Consumo Personal de Marihuana

September 7, 2009


Section 22 Protests Another Murder with a 72 Hour Shutdown of Oaxaca

The Town of San Pedro Jicayán Throws Out Political Parties: “We are Prepared to Assume Power…”

By Nancy Davies
Commentary from Oaxaca

en español... La Sección XXII protesta un nuevo asesinato con un paro de 72 horas en Oaxaca

September 4, 2009


Honduran Coup Has Been Far from Bloodless

More than 3,500 Detained for Peacefully Demonstrating, and Hundreds Beaten While in Custody

By Dana Frank
San Jose Mercury News

September 4, 2009


Back to Journalism School: Better, Faster and More Coherent

Readying this Month's Announcement of Scholarships for the February 2010 School of Authentic Journalism in Mexico

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Volviendo a la Escuela de Periodismo Auténtico

September 4, 2009


Playing the "Anti-Semitism" Card Against Venezuela

The January Attack on a Caracas Synagogue Turns Out to Have Been a Robbery Orchestrated by the Temple's Private Security Firm

By Eric Wingerter and Justin Delacour
The NACLA Report

September 3, 2009


US Must Get Tough to Help Restore Democratic Order in Honduras

"The regime then tried to fool the world by claiming there was a unanimous congressional decision supporting the coup"

By Elvia Valle, member of the Honduran Congress
The Seattle Times

September 2, 2009


A School of Leaders in Honduras

Part VII of the Series on Toppling a Coup

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Escuela de Líderes en Honduras

August 31, 2009


“We Call for a November 2010 Plebiscite so the Honduran People Can Vote on a New Constitution”

Declaration of the XVIII National Gathering of Afro-Honduran Youth

By the Youth of ODECO
La Ceiba, Honduras

August 31, 2009


The Parable of the Honduran Congresswoman and the Gringa Blogger

Congresswoman Silvia Ayala Multi-Tasks to Restore Democracy as Self-Pitying Expat Blogger Attempts to Smear Her While Updating Amazon Wish List

By Belén Fernández
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

en español... La Parábola de la diputada hondureña y la Blogger Gringa

August 31, 2009


Leadership

The Differences Between a Leader and a Boss

By Pedro Brizuela
Organization of Community and Ethnic Development (ODECO)

en español... El Liderazgo

August 31, 2009


Mexico Legalizes Small Quantities of Some Drugs

A Look at How the Law Is Implemented in Tijuana

By Rocky Neptun
Special to The Narco News Bulletin

August 30, 2009


Millions of Dollars in USAID Funding Still Flowing to Honduras

Agency Bankrolling “Good Governance” Programs to Ensure the “Rule of Law in the Country”

By Bill Conroy
Via the NarcoSphere

en español... Millones de dólares en fondos del USAID siguen fluyendo a Honduras

August 28, 2009


Three Paths for the Honduras Civil Resistance: Electoral, Armed, or Something Else

Part VI in the Series on Toppling a Coup

By Al Giordano
The Field

en español... Tres Caminos en Honduras: Electoralmente, Armada o de Otra forma

August 25, 2009


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