Understanding The Mess In Honduras
Also published in Forbes.com
For the past three months most of the world has marched in lock-step behind Manuel Zelayas demand to be reinstated as the president of Honduras. Last week Zelaya returned surreptitiously to Tegucigalpa, where he is now using the Brazilian embassy as a base for rallying his supporters at home and abroad. The Honduran government has ruled that this must stop, and now, for the first time, serious domestic unrest is a real possibility.
William Ratliff (19372014) was a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute and Curator of the Americas Collection at the Hoover Institution.
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