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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-01-09 12:57 AM
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2. Given Llorens' connections to Iran-Contra gangsters (like Abrams and Reich), and
his recent statements, I suppose Llorens' stance is entirely clear:

... U.S. Ambassador Hugo Llorens called the election "a great celebration of democracy" and said the U.S. would work with Lobo, whose nickname is Pepe. "Pepe Lobo is a man of great political experience," Llorens told HRN radio. "I wish him luck, and the United States will work with him for the good of both our countries. ... Our relations will be very strong" ...
New Honduran leader calls election clean

... US Ambassador Hugo Llorens says theres still time for Zelaya to return to the presidency. He insists voters have the right to go to the polls next week and the condemning the elections would be akin to blaming the entire Honduran population for the coup ...
Honduras vote
By The World ⋅ November 24, 2009 /

But I'd guess Llorens plays almost no role in what the WSJ prints -- the basic "whatever happens, name & blame Chavez" propaganda line was worked out by somebody else, well before Llorens was appointed ambassador -- and it requires no intelligence at all to implement
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