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Honduran Accord Solidifies Coup E'Etat Rule

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"We, Honduran citizens, men and women, convinced of the need to strengthen the rule of law, protect our Constitution and the laws of our Republic, deepen democracy and ensure a climate of peace and tranquility for our people, have carried out an intense and frank process of political dialogue to seek a peaceful and negotiated solution to the crisis in which our country has been submerged in recent months."


Terms include:


1. Forming a "National Unity and Reconciliation Government."


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Only hardliners need apply, and if reinstated, Zelaya will finish his term as an impotent puppet head of state.


2. Renouncing "a Call for a National Constituent Assembly and Amending the Unamendable Articles of the Constitution."


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According to Article 5 of the 2006 Honduran "Civil Participation Act," government officials may hold non-binding inquiries (referenda) to determine popular support for proposed measures. Gauging sentiment for a National Constituent Assembly for a new Constitution is legal. Illegally, Washington and Honduran hardliners stopped it.


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