Message to Ottawa: Nov. 29 Honduran ‘Elections’ are a Threat to Democracy in the Hemisphere

November 26, 2009

By Rick Arnold, Common Frontiers Canada

Will Canada be recognizing these elections? All signs indicate that the Harper government will try and get away with arguing that it was a free and fair exercise of the will of the people, and that it is the only route open to restoring peace and stability. If Canada recognizes these elections it will not only be turning its back on the long suffering people of Honduras who are now well organized and will continue to resist after November 29, but will also be distancing itself from most other countries in our hemisphere.