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Break the Silence: Hillary Clinton’s Role in the 2009 Coup D’Etat in Honduras

Break the Silence: Hillary Clinton’s Role in the 2009 Coup D’Etat in Honduras

On June 28, 2009, when Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, the democratically elected president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was overthrown by a military coup. Though the US should have legally suspended all military aid to Honduras, Secretary Clinton was directly involved in continuing military aid to Honduras and in maneuvering behind the scenes to support the coup and thus the already beleaguered country’s downward spiral into poverty and violence.