Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Honduras Stands As A Beacon For Freedom In CA

Honduras Weekly, Dec. 16th 2009

"The Micheletti government's decision to withdraw from the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA) should come as no surprise to anyone in Honduras. Given the mix of fear and animosity that exists among many Hondurans toward President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, it was only a matter of time before either the interim government or the administration of President-elect Porfirio Lobo would proceed to cut ties with the alliance that has been aggressively promoted by Mr. Chávez and has become a symbol for revolutionary appeal and abhorrence.

ALBA, which on Sunday celebrated its fifth anniversary in Havana, Cuba, was formally established by presidents Chávez and Fidel Castro of Cuba on December 14, 2004...."

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