Ball point pen on the morning newsprint

Yesterday marked the first military coup in Central America since the end of the Cold War. The president of Honduras had been attempting to lift presidential term limits and expand the powers of the president. The Honduran Army stormed the presidential palace, arrested the president and placed the pajama clad Zalaya on a plane to Costa Rica.

  1. June 29, 2009 -

    Cool portrait. In his pajamas!?! I'm not sure if I can fault the military. Political leaders tend to attempt to expand their powers and term limits. Hmmm . . . NYC Mayor Bloomberg would like to extend the term limits of his offic.

  2. June 29, 2009 -

    The raid took place at dawn and they exiled him with the clothes on his back. I guess they didn't let him pack a bag either because he was still in his pj's when he landed in Costa Rica. I like Bloomberg, but these guys know the rules going in.