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Talks to end a nearly four-month-old political crisis in Honduras have
again stalled, with a representative for deposed President Manuel
Zelaya calling the interim government's latest offer "insulting."
Victor Meza accused government negotiators of delay tactics after they
proposed Monday that the country's Supreme Court and Congress submit
opinions on whether Mr. Zelaya should be reinstated. The Supreme Court
and most members of Congress backed Mr. Zelaya's June ouster.
has called for the Organization of American States to considering
ruling on the situation. The group's Permanent Council meets Wednesday
Mr. Zelaya was deposed and sent into exile in a
June 28 coup, after opponents accused him of trying to illegally change
the constitution to extend his term in office.
interim President Roberto Micheletti has faced intense international
pressure to restore Mr. Zelaya, who sneaked back into Honduras in
September and has taken refuge at the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa.
Monday, the interim government relaxed a ban on demonstrations, ahead
of November 29 elections. Bloomberg news says supporters of Mr. Zelaya
plan to hold protests Tuesday at the National Autonomous
University in the capital.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.