Latin American Diplomats Are Heading to Honduras

A man participating in a rally in support of Honduras ousted President Manuel Zelaya lies injured on the ground after being shot in the head in Tegucigalpa, Thursday, July 30, 2009. The man was shot by someone in a nearby building while police were firing in the air, according to witnesses. The mans condition is unknown. Zelaya was removed from power on June 28 in a coup. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

A man participating in a rally in support of Honduras' ousted President Manuel Zelaya lies injured on the ground after being shot in the head in Tegucigalpa, Thursday, July 30, 2009. The man was shot by someone in a nearby building while police were firing in the air, according to witnesses. The man's condition is unknown. Zelaya was removed from power on June 28 in a coup. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

 

Honduras’ Supreme Court says oustedPresident Manuel Zelaya will face trial if he returns to his country according to the Associated Press.  And that the current charges against him include treason and abuse of power.

It says the President was exiled in Costa Rica during  the June 28th Military Coup after he ignored the High Court’s orders to revoke giving citizens the right to vote on whether or not they wanted a special assembly to rewrite the constitution.

However,  Latin American governments have been seeking to reinstate President Zelaya.

According to theAFP, The Organization of American States(OAS)  has suspended the country’s membership because of the coup.

And Argentine diplomats have bunkered themselves down and are ignoring the military backed governments deadline to leave Honduras.

The AFPsays that according to diplomatic sources the Argentine Minister of Affairs Alejandro Amura is following orders from his country  which is refusing to recognize the government which gained power in the June coup.

In an constitutional order building  attempt Foreign Ministers are scheduling to visit Honduras on the week of August 24th (Monday and  Tuesday) under the Costa Rican President’s proposed plan.

Ministers and diplomatic chiefs from Argentina, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and the OAS Secretary General are said to be in attendance according to the AFP.

Honduran President via yimg

Honduran President via yimg

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