Like millions of Latin Americans, I spent the first eight years of my life living under a totalitarian and dictatorial government.
There are other actors, but the methods are the same. What we’ve seen in Honduras in the last 36 hours; the military in the streets, the curfew, the kidnappings, the censorship on free and independent press, seems to be a replay of an old soap opera, starring Pinochet, Somoza and the dictators in turn in any Latin American country in the 70’s.
There’s no justification for violence against a peaceful country. Really. We cannot justify a military coup. No matter where we stand politically or what we think about Zelaya’s government.
Raise your voice and take action against this criminal act. Demand the return of democracy to Honduras.