The president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was ousted from leadership and flown into exile over the weekend. Some analysts were quick to call it a return to the “bad old days” of Latin American politics, but others said the roots of the coup are more complex. Join Kojo as we learn more about the dynamics that led to this change in power.


  • Dan Erikson Senior Associate for US Policy & Director of The Caribbean Program, Inter-American Dialogue; author of "The Cuba Wars: Fidel Castro, The United States, and the Next Revolution" (Bloomsbury Press)
  • Heather Berkman Latin America Associate, The Eurasia Group

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