Wednesday, September 9, 2009

EU Excludes Honduras

This appeared in a larger story in the Honduran News

Europe Excludes Honduras
September 9th, 2009
The European Union (EU) gave a boost to its pioneer program to bring solar energy to remote communities in eight countries in Latin America, but left out Honduras in this round because of the political situation taking place. After the removal of President Manuel Zelaya, the EU suspended all bilateral aid to the country and reduced to a minimum contacts with the current government headed by Roberto Micheletti.

The European Commission hinted that they hoped there is a duly recognized government representative that can sign this agreement for Honduras before December 31st, otherwise, communities will “receive 0.0 percent” of the promised aid which was to cover 68 communities in Honduras.

(Etc.... When the United States backs a despot everyone falls into line. I can tell you this: Hillary Clinton, if president, would not be selling out this country to Zalaya and Chavez.)

1 comment:

strawberryblonde said...

Earlier this year, President Obama listened to Republican gripes about his stimulus package during a meeting with congressional leaders – but he also left no doubt about who’s in charge of these negotiations. “I won,” Obama noted matter-of-factly, according to sources familiar with the conversation.

Obama won. Zelaya won. To the victors go the spoils. There is no higher principle behind the US Government’s abuse of the Honduran people, just that.

Even more worrisome, is what the Obama Administration’s treatment of Honduras means for us when we try to hold them to the limits of our Constitution.