Honduras: Arias Says Elections Could be the Solution
"If elections undertaken in Latin America by dictatorial regimes had been invalid, there wouldn't have been transitions to democracy".
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
In declarations to Brazilian newspaper "Folha", the president of Costa Rica, and mediator in the Honduran crisis affirmed that the elections called for November could end the crisis, even though the international community has warned they won't recognize its results.
The Washington Post: "The only good way out of the Honduran crisis is to go forward with the presidential election scheduled for Nov. 29."
With 111 votes against and 14 in favor, Congress ruled out reinstating deposed president Manuel Zelaya.
An update on the current situation of the Honduran conflict, in an analysis in which the clock is ticking against Zelaya.
President Micheletti reaffirmed Honduras intention to carry out elections in November, in front of a commission of OAS chancellors.
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