You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Golpista government refuses to re-institute Zelaya , negotiations fail [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Places » Latin America Donate to DU
rabs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-16-09 07:06 PM
Original message
Golpista government refuses to re-institute Zelaya , negotiations fail
Advertisements [?]

Announcement was made by Zelaya's Foreign Minister Patricia Rodas a few minutes ago in Cochabamba, Bolivia, where leaders of ALBA are meeting.

Rodas said that due to the "intransigence" of the golpistas, the negotiations had broken down and were a "complete failure." Rodas said the Zelaya side had expected this but that Zelaya had given the talks "one last chance for peace."

The golpistas wanted the Supreme Court to decide the issue, which was not acceptable to Zelaya (the court is a golpista puppet).

What will happen now no one knows. Chat rooms are rife with calls for armed resistance but that is not an option because the pueblo has no arms.

There was also an unconfirmed report that there was troop movement from La Ceiba towards the capital. There was another report of troop concentrations in a couple of sectors of the capital and that fences were being erected at some banks. Also that the golpistas would again declare curfews.

These are just part of the rumors that are sweeping the country tonight.

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Places » Latin America Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC