US Appeals for Calm in Honduras, Repeats Support for Zelaya

Confirming that that exiled Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has secretly returned to Tegucigalpa, the U.S. State Department Monday appealed for calm and reiterated its recognition that he is the legitimate president. "We have confirmed that he is in Honduras. Where exactly he is, I don’t know," the department’s spokesman, Ian Kelly, told reporters during his … Continue reading “US Appeals for Calm in Honduras, Repeats Support for Zelaya”

US Tightens Screws on Honduras

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has revoked the visas of four senior officials of the de facto government in Honduras, the State Department announced Tuesday, in what was seen as the first of a series of new steps Washington is considering to force acceptance of a plan that would return President Manuel Zelaya … Continue reading “US Tightens Screws on Honduras”