Thu, 28 January 2010
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Ricardo Salgado, community worker and researcher reports on the destruction of the community radio of the indigenous Garifuno people on the Caribbean coast of Honduras. Supporters of the coup want to turn indigenous community land to developers for tourism. Meanwhile, the rest of the country speculates on the fate of the legitimately elected President Zelaya (trapped inside the Brazilian Embassy for the last five months) when the de facto government assigns the presidency to Pepe Lobos, who won an election in November that was boycotted by the majority of the people and a legitimacy recognised by only a very few.