Saturday, July 4, 2009

the one-way ticket to Costa Rica

What was more beneficial, remove this gentleman from Honduras or present him to prosecutors and have a mob assault and burn and destroy and for us to have to shoot? If we had left him here, right now we would be burying a pile of people.

- Col. Herberth Bayardo Inestroza, Honduran Armed Forces attorney

This Miami Herald interview with Col. Inestroza gives a great perspective on the difficult choices the Honduran Armed Forces faced in carrying out the court-ordered arrest of former President Zelaya.

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