President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras was ousted in a coup d'etat on June 28. The illegal ouster has been condemned by the entire international community. Today, Zelaya made a surprise announcement that he had returned to the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. The coup regime, headed by Roberto Micheletti, initially denied reports of Zelaya's return. But U.S. officials have now conceded that he is indeed back, reportedly holed up in the Brazilian Embassy.
Zelaya told Telesur that he plans to attempt to dialogue with the Micheletti regime. You can watch live coverage of this unfolding situation at Telesur's website. The Latin American news channel, founded on the initiative of the Chavez government in Venezuela, has devoted extensive coverage to the struggle for democracy in Honduras over the past three months.
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