[act-ma] Tue. 12/15 - 6:30pm - Chomsky Speaking on the Crisis in Honduras

Sergio Reyes sreyes1 at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 4 17:27:18 PST 2009

Prof. Noam Chomsky Speaking on the Crisis in Honduras, Tuesday, Dec. 15

MIT - Lecture Hall 26-100 - 6:30 PM

On November 29th, elections were carried out amidst defacto
military rule in Honduras. For four and a half months the country has
suffered media censorship, widespread human rights violations,
brutality against women and the LGBT community, and targeted
assasinations of resistance leaders. Though Barack Obama initially
condemned the coup which ousted democratically-elected president Manuel
Zelaya, his administration expressed no qualms with these abuses, and
has recognized the farce elections.

With this we witness the inauguration of a new model: overturn the
leftist and replace him with the oligarch. So long as elections are
realized, regardless of the conditions, the US will support you. This
is a betrayal of the sovereignty of Latin American, proving to the
world that the superpower, even under Obama, will support military
coups and mass brutality so long as they bolster US interests.

Professor Noam Chomsky, veteran commentator on Latin American
affairs, will discuss the coup in Honduras, and what it means to the
hemisphere. Join us in this evening of solidarity with the Honduran

To download the flyer  click here.

For directions and tickets click here:[ + ] or go to www.hondurasresists.org

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