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Deposed President Manuel Zelaya Will Return to Honduras

In a deal signed Friday between negotiators for ousted president Manuel Zelaya and the de facto government of Roberto Micheletti, Zelaya will be allowed to return and finish up the last three months of his presidential term. Normal elections will be held on Nov. 29, and neither Zelaya nor Micheletti will run for office. Also, the electoral court will take over control of the army, and a truth counsel will be established to investigate events that lead to the coup.

Government officials are hoping that the agreement will end sanctions that were imposed after the coup and allow much needed aid to flow into the country. Despite sanctions, the IMF was still dispersing money to the de facto government.

Read more at NYTimes.


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