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Soldiers arrest Honduran president

• AP
More than a dozen soldiers arrested President Manuel Zelaya and disarmed his security guards after surrounding his residence before dawn Sunday, his private secretary said. Protesters called it a coup and flocked to the presidential palace as local news media reported that MR. Zelaya was sent into exile.

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Comment by Chip Saunders (1007)
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"With backing from Fidel Castro and Hugo Chavez, Honduras’ leftist president pushed ahead Friday with a referendum on revamping the constitution, risking his rule in a standoff against Congress, the Supreme Court and the military."
Comment by Justin Tyme (5787)
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What was the Referendum?