Honduran democratic leader Roberto Micheletti is stepping down– for seven days prior to the national election that is scheduled on Sunday November 29.
The Age reported:
Honduras’ de facto leader Roberto Micheletti said on Thursday he planned to step down for seven days for the country’s November 29 national elections.
“With this measure I aim to concentrate all the attention of Honduran people on the electoral process and not on the political crisis,” Micheletti said in an announcement broadcast on national media.
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Micheletti is not standing in the elections, which will see a successor chosen to President Manuel Zelaya, whose ouster in a June 28 coup set off months of political crisis in Honduras.
Hat Tip K. Solomon