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The ousting of the Honduran President Manuel Zelaya by the country's military at the weekend has been condemned by many members of the international community as an affront to democracy. But despite a natural distaste for any military coup, it is possible that the army might have actually done Honduran democracy a service.

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Whether you seek a tropical beach hut or a jungle lodge, go wild at one of these rustic retreats.

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