O regresso de Zelaya
Arcadio, «La Prensa»
Quase três meses depois de sua deposição, Manuel Zelaya regressou às Honduras nesta segunda-feira e refugiou-se na embaixada do Brasil, em Tegucigalpa, e avisa que ninguém o afastará mais do seu país. As autoridades hondurenhas já impuseram um recolher obrigatório no país. Para Charles Scanlon, correspondente da BBC, o regresso do Sr. Zelaya é um duro revés na autoridade do governo interino:
It looks like the nightmare scenario for the coup leaders. They’ve done everything in their power to prevent Manuel Zelaya’s return – sending soldiers to prevent his plane landing in the days after the coup, and later to the border to stop him crossing from Nicaragua.
The confirmation that Mr Zelaya is back will have come as a humiliation for Roberto Micheletti and damaged his authority inside the country.
The interim government has been condemned around the world for the coup, but has consolidated its control. Mr Zelaya’s return now brings the crisis back to the boil.
The interim government has been playing for time – hoping to cling to power until new elections set for November. It is no longer in control of events and looks more vulnerable than at any time since the coup