Jun 28 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez requested
Sunday that US President Barack Obama, to be pronounced against the
military coup in Honduras, which he considered is carried out with
the participation of the Central Intelligence Agency.
In statements to television channel Telesur, Chavez stated that
he rejected the coup "right from its bone marrow" and asked the
Honduran military troops not to face the people that went out to the
streets to request the return of President Manuel Zelaya.
"The United States has a lot to do with this, Obama should be
pronounced to reject the coup right from the marrow," the Venezuelan
He specified that elements, such as the fact that the Honduran
press media are braodcasting cartoons instead of information,
corresponds with the format of the Central Intelligence Agency
(CIA) for the coup.
The format is to misinform the people, if it were not for
Telesur that is locating in the heroic level in this battle, the
images of the coup would not be transmitting, Chavez said.
The South American leader assured that behind the coup, it is
the bourgeoisie and the rich people that transformed Honduras into a
banana republic, a political, military and terrorist base of the US
and of the US empire.
Chávez added that the coup was caused because he wanted to
consult the people and asked the military troops to meditate
and not to generate a genocide.
He also said that the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our
America (ALBA), of which nine countries are already members,
among them Honduras and Venezuela, are in consultation and
elaborating an anticoup strategy.