Showdown Expected Over Honduran Leadership

Ad Feedback

The Organization of American States says the interim rulers in Honduras have three days to restore ousted President Manuel Zelaya to power or face possible suspension from the group.

That announcement came after the United Nations also spoke out against the new government.

Zelaya was removed from office June 28 by the Honduran military after he tried to rewrite the constitution so he could run for a second term as president.

The ousted leader says he won't resign and plans to return to Honduras later this week, but the interim President Roberto Micheletti warns he'd be arrested.

This sets the stage for a potential showdown in Honduras.

CBN News spoke with Miguel Alvarez,  a native of Honduras and pastor in the Church of God.

Alvarez says there is widespread support for Micheletti and his new government.

"People have responded very positively to this government," he said.  "People understand that this has been done democratically.  It has been an action taken on the legal basis of the constitution of the country, so people have taken it very positively."

Watch all of Alvarez's comments here.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.  

CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!

Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting? Are you facing a difficult situation?

Find peace with God, discover more about God or send us your prayer request.

Call The 700 Club Prayer Center at 1 (800) 823-6053, 24 hours a day.

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

CBNNews.com

CBNNews.com

CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming by cable, satellite, and the Internet, 24-hours a day. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.