Tuesday, July 14, 2009
US Union expressed solidarity with Honduran people
Pro-democracy protesters block the Pan American Highway in protest of military coup against Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. (Courtesy of Dan Kovalik)
Dan Kovalik, United Steelworkers Union (USW) senior associate general counsel, just returned Friday from a four day trip to Honduras. He went with a delegation of seven people to get a firsthand look at the situation facing the country after the military coup that ousted democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya. The Steelworkers union and the global union that it helped organize, Workers Uniting, and the AFL-CIO, all have condemned the military coup. All have called for the restoration of democracy and the immediate return of Manuel Zelaya to the presidency.
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