On Monday, June 29, an emergency picket was called in front of the Federal building in downtown Minneapolis, MN to protest the coup in Honduras. Some 20 people showed up on short notice, including several supporters of Hands Off Venezuela, the FMLN-MN, the Colombia Action Network, the MN Cuba Committee, as well as local clergy and other concerned citizens.
Holding signs such as "Hands Off Latin America!" and "Hands Off Honduras!" and chanting similar slogans, the group marched up and down the sidewalk for an hour, generating interest from passersby and at least one local television station.
Although the U.S. has condemned the overthrow of Honduran President Zelaya, it is clear that the conspiracy was hatched with the participation of the U.S. embassy and by military officers trained at the infamous School of the Americas in Ft. Benning, GA.