Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Guatemala An Unexpected Ally in the Storm

After the events of June 28, 2009 had you told me that the one positive light and support in Honduras would be Guatemala I would have probably laughed in your face.

Here we are though with the visit of Guatemala being outshadowed by the visit of Baltazar nobody and the OAS and Insulza. Guatemala has offered not only observers but logistical support for our elections in November.  They also had a group of business leaders from Guatemala visit us in support of the new government and the upcoming elections.  Guatemala surprised me even more when they called off trade negotiations with the European Union until Honduras can be included in the talks and negotiations. I was pleased when I heard the talks were delayed because Guatemala would not discuss until Honduras was a part of the discussions. I couldn´t help but feel like that was a tiny victory. Then today their visit to Honduras outshined all of the darkness that was surrounding us. Thank you Guatemala. I guess it takes a country who has suffered from real civil war.  A country that has been ripped apart by corruption, maltreatment internationally, and poverty to really understand what we are going through. Guatemala isn´t perfect and their president is not my idea of honest and noncorrupted, but I give him a thumbs up on this move and thank him from the bottom of my heart.

I watched the discussion and meeting with the OAS and Micheletti on the cadena nacional tonight and was impressed that you could note Micheletti´s anger about the way Insulza had treated Honduras in the face of the events after June 28 and before and his lack of understanding.  I really appreciated him pointing out that he was part of the honor guard for Villeda Morales where there were deaths in the first and second coup against him. I appreciated that he pointed out to them that he had went to prison for standing up for democracy so many years ago. It brings to light many things that perhaps they did not know; of that I am sure. I watched their expressions and the attention they paid to the different subjects that he discussed and this was one where they paid particular attention.  I also appreciated that he apologized in a fashion to Insulza. I watched intently the expression of Insulza and it softened somewhat after that point.  Before the apology they both looked like two bristled alley cats about ready to go for round four on the tin roof. (Hondurans and ex pats know all about alley cats going at it on the tin roofs...Americans who don´t live here won´t get it)

What shocked me was on El Heraldo minute by minute I noticed that the chancellors for the OAS were told to refrain from pronouncing on anything except the accord of San Jose and their support.  I don´t think that is right.  I think that each chancellor should be able to pronounce their opinions and feelings on the matter.

What still leaves me shaking my head in disgust, shame, and downright incomprehension is the US position in this mess. I can only wonder how McCain would have reacted.  I guess we will never know, but I sure wish he would show up and give us an opinion on this matter so we know how bad we truly messed up by not picking him.

I shot off emails to Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss both of the senators from Georgia where I hold legal residency in the states even though I live in Honduras. They have been very supportive of Honduras and our democracy in this situation and I hope they will pronounce on this latest issue of the visas and the state department. 

I watched channel 10 and Wong said something about the Washington Post and a writer by the name of Guillermo and an article that he wrote on July 31 of this year about how Obama was using Honduras as a lab experiment for the coup against Chavez. If anyone has a link to this article I would greatly appreciate it because my husband begged me to find it and read it so that we could see if it made any sense whatsoever, because we sure do not understand how the US could sell out their best friend Honduras to a communist like Chavez.


Anonymous said...

Answer: Chermes: EMC E20-001 exam is a qualifying examination for the EMC Proven Professional Associate levelIt is easy to get discount airfare for them since they travel very frequently Check your institution for those details Nicely to be honest even just before we move to the specific locations that you simply may obtain inexpensive jerseys with excellent high quality is pretty important to note categorically that indeed the jerseys are quite critical if at all of the excitement of the game will probably be felt to the maximum People in some places putting on a common cheap National football league Jerseys and become clearly rooting and cheer for his or her team, more particularly their fellow countrymen A comprehensive report by the London School of Economics on internet usage by young people in the 9-19 year old age range in the UK (Adam, 2009) indicates that 98% have access to the internet with 74% having access at home and 35% with access in their bedrooms
And lastly, the 1000 most commonly-used words allow you to understand nearly 80% of the Spanish language!Does this mean that knowing just 1000 words will allow you to understand a vast majority of what you hear or read in SpanishYes! Although, not in all cases package deal was probably the most best participant edition in the shirt, all fabric, amount product are with real participant may be the same They are totally crazy for sportsZetterberg agreed with all the call plus thought ?t had been a fitting end in order to Hossa night It is always smart to do some research online in advance That may be dangerous
Faster:Buying jerseys for cheap online is furthermore many faster In addition, If you give care to offerings that are committed, I certain you can get with wholesale prices ! such as in spain, 5 time before the deadline They Perform their Video Gamings at College of Phoenix Stadium in the northwestern suburb of Phoenix, GlFinishale This NFLPA might file a complaint on McCoy behalf in the event that it determined the Browns didn't test your pet properly to get a concussion

[url=http://www.officialtexansfanstore.com/jj-watt-jersey-cheap]J.J. Watt Jersey[/url]
[url=http://www.officialtexansfanstore.com/garrett-graham-jersey-cheap]Garrett Graham Jersey[/url]
[url=http://www.redskinsnflprostore.com/pierre-garcon-jersey-elite-c-6_28.html]pierre garcon jersey redskins[/url]

Anonymous said...

[b][url=http://www.louisvuittonbagssalenow.co.uk/]www.louisvuittonbagssalenow.co.uk[/url][/b] Martini told the Russian nobility, he finished out the luggage begins by using a dilapidated previous maps, spelled out that it was his pass for the Po; argument depending on household disperse, the ebay motors" homeowners of previous maps can bring luck and prosperity, these words, he put that outdated maps presented to Mr. Martini, and Mr. Martini was hardly ever dreamed the ancient map could transform his existence was ! 1 evening immediately after the return to Italy, Martini out of the blue had an thought, Mr., place the outdated maps mounted on the travel to China many years ago when he wow gold cheap" ordered the suitcase, the suitcase after which set it in his shop window, as screen props.

[b][url=http://www.outletonlinestore.co.uk/]louis vuitton purses[/url][/b] Gucci. Myriad will abide by eagerness. Among the list of a lot of important issues you happen to be executing well before marketing housing might be to see the importance. Superior dressing is often about accessorizing well. To glance great, you will need to vary equipment to suit the reduce, design, color and appear of your respective outfits. Usually, you even should swap designs in line with the situation; elegant and chic bags for formal occasions, jazzy purses for interesting outings and so on.

[b][url=http://www.cheapuggsonlinesale.co.uk/]cheap uggs[/url][/b] Patterns resulting from these pockets are probably to generally be along with louis vuitton purses on the market drawstrings and likewise baggage by generating use of zip fasteners. The small length and width help the ham continue to keep apart almost situation as element of one's execute nevertheless even now be readily out there. 00 even though second product is simply provided at a Target Louis Vuitton 2011 benefit of Dollar8, 6-hundred or so.

[b][url=http://www.outletonlinestore.co.uk/]louis vuitton outlet[/url][/b] The Procedure consists of these parts: (one) an auto seat of molded plastic, with carry take care of, cloth liner, and safety restraint; (two) a molded plastic base; and (3) a lightweight collapsible stroller of plastic and aluminum, that has a snap-on material seat, back again, and canopy, a mesh utility storage basket, and safety restraint. The car or truck seat snaps into brackets around the stroller plus the plastic foundation attaches into the bottom of the car or truck seat. This serves each to protected the automobile seat inside a motorized vehicle and being a implies of stabilizing the auto seat even though within the ground..

[b][url=http://www.louisvuittonbagssalenow.co.uk/]louis vuitton purses[/url][/b] Prepaid cellphone cards can also be utilised for faculty fundraiser concept. Related to low cost cards, prepaid cellphone cards are available in numerous denominations of $20, $25 and $30 with versions in minutes, international fees, entry expenses and so forth. For anyone who is capable to resource the prepaid cards which offer exceptional benefit in your supporters, you are able to be assured of fine revenue.

Anonymous said...

[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel bags[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel bag[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel bags outlet[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel handbags[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel bags uk[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel handbags uk[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel outlet[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel outlet uk[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]chanel online[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelbagsoutleti.co.uk]cheap chanel bags[/url]

Anonymous said...

[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel bags[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel bag[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel bags outlet[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel handbags[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel bags uk[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel handbags uk[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel outlet[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel outlet uk[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]chanel online[/url]
[url=http://www.chanelsoutlets.co.uk]cheap chanel bags[/url]