There is no sign of a quick resolution in the standoff between the de facto Honduran government and the deposed Honduran president, Manuel Zelaya. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner and a contributor in Honduras describe the political climate in the country.
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In Honduras, supporters of deposed President Manuel Zelaya again took to the streets on Tuesday night in defiance of a government curfew. Zelaya has been holed up in the Brazilian embassy in Honduras after sneaking back into the country Monday.
Honduran political cartoonist Allan McDonald, who had published several cartoons in support of ousted leader Manuel Zelaya, was arrested and detained by the Honduran armed forces, who destroyed his materials and cartoons. He joined Worldfocus to describe his experience.
As ideologues from inside and outside Honduras weigh in on the fate of the country's ousted leader, Worldfocus contributing blogger Peter Eisner hopes that one group — the millions of desperately poor people in Honduras — will somehow benefit in the end.
Diplomats are still struggling to help Honduras out of a political mess after a military coup ousted the country's elected leader. Competing protests have rocked the country. A journalist in Honduras discusses the mood on the ground and shares images.
On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with the deposed president of Honduras and announced that Costa Rica will serve as a mediator in the Honduran political crisis. Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses the political situation in Honduras and the role of the U.S.
On Sunday in Honduras, there was a violent clash at the airport in the capital city of Tegucigalpa when a plane carrying ousted and exiled leader Manuel Zelaya was turned away. A Worldfocus contributing blogger in Santa Rosa de Copán describes the tense climate in Honduras.
Many world leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, have called for the reinstatement of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya. Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses what the coup means for the region and the U.S.