Saturday, October 31, 2009

Is The Crisis In Honduras Over?

A Deal Finally Ends Honduras' Coup Crisis -- Time Magazine

It's a fairly simple geopolitical rule: small, poor countries can't afford to be global pariahs. The U.S. finally got Honduras to absorb that fact this week, and the result late Thursday night was a long awaited accord between coup-ousted President Manuel Zelaya and de facto President Roberto Micheletti.

The pact may well restore Zelaya to office before the country's Nov. 29 presidential elections. It may also salvage the Obama Administration's standing in the hemisphere. That reputation had faltered in recent months as Obama's commitment to thwarting Honduras' June 28 military putsch came under increasing suspicion in Latin America.

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More News On The Unrest In Honduras

Honduran Congress to review crisis accord Tuesday -- AP
Zelaya upbeat on Honduras deal -- Al Jazeera
Honduras' exiled president and his opponents reach accord -- Dallas News/AP
Honduras accepts deal to allow return of ousted president -- Financial Times
Ousted Honduran leader: Pact will restore me -- Miami Herald
Honduras 1, Hillary 0 - Wall Street Journal opinion
Finally, America breaks this deadlock -- The Independent, opinion

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