Monday, 23 May 2011

Manuel Zelaya return to Honduras announced

Juan Barahona, Sub-Coordinator of the FNRP confirms the date and time for the return of Manuel Zelaya
Source:, 19 May 2011.

Juan Barahona, Sub FNRP coordinator, has confirmed today by telephone from Managua, Nicaragua that on Saturday May 28 former President Manuel Zelaya will be arriving in this capital city; "we finished a meeting with Manuel Zelaya and have decided that his return will be on Saturday May 28 at 11 am for the airport Toncontín "said Barahona.

Barahona reported that the ex-president and General Coordinator of FNRP will be accompanied by all the exiles who so far have been in different countries of Latin America and Europe. Similarly he will be accompanied by several foreign ministers and representatives of parliaments of Central and South America.

Expressions of happiness for the return of Manuel Zelaya have not been long in coming and already caravans from all over the country have been announced. A massive mobilization to welcome the ousted president is expected.

Juan Barahona has called on the resistance across the country to mobilise at the international airport of Toncontin in Tegucigalpa. From this point they will deploy to the Plaza Isy Obed Murillo, south of the airport, where the FNRP will make a political - cultural welcome in honor of the martyrs who fell after the military coup of June 28, 2009.