News Release

Agreement in Honduras?

Conteris is in the Brazilian embassy in Honduras, where Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has taken refuge.
Conteris is the director of the Program on the Americas for Nonviolence International. He worked as a human rights advocate in Honduras from 1994 to 1999 and is a co-producer of “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a documentary film about U.S. policy in Latin America and the School of the Americas. He also works at Democracy Now! en Español. He was on Democracy Now! today.

Suyapa G. Portillo Villeda is a research fellow at Pomona College and is originally from Honduras.

MARK WEISBROT, via Dan Beeton
Weisbrot is co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, which just released a statement on the situation in Honduras titled “Agreement to Restore Zelaya, if Honored, Will Be a Victory for Democracy in the Hemisphere.”

For more information, contact at the Institute for Public Accuracy:
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167