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Dancing with Monsters: The U.S. Response to the 2009 Honduran Coup | Harvard Political Review - 2015 |

This makes the 2009 coup in Honduras and the response of then-Secretaryq of State Hillary Clinton and the U.S. State Department all the more startling. Secretary Clinton's reaction to the coup was initially ambiguous and evolved to support the replacement government much more rapidly than the United States has done in other foreign states. Her motivations appear to have been numerous, but many are troubling. In particular, her attention to business interests in a matter of state should be concerning. When seeking stability in Honduras, Clinton appears to have valued military and corporate interests above Honduran democratic integrity.

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When Corruption Is the Operating System - The Case of Honduras | Carnegie Endowment |

Repression is carefully targeted for maximum psychological effect. An example was the March 2016 assassination of environmental and social justice activist Berta Cáceres, which reverberated through like-minded communities.

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