Monday, July 6, 2009

two sides to every story

Photo courtesy of La Prensa.
Honduras has not been heard, it is incredible that there was a trial without having listened to all parties
... and ...
According to the Supreme Court, constitutional order was never broken, so we cannot talk of a "coup." The civil power is the one that was, and is still in power. There was compliance with a court by the Armed Forces which -- according to one interpretation of the Constitution -- are allowed the action that they took, their role being a guarantor of the Constitution and law and order

- Roberto Flores Bermudez, Honduran Ambassador to the United States

Mr. Flores is a prestigious and extremely competent career diplomat (this is evidenced by the fact that he is posted to Washington, DC). He immediately recognized the interim government of Roberto Micheletti, agreeing that the constitutional succession was legal and therefore the new government was legal. This interview [español - English] with him is excellent.

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