Nicaragua's leftist leader Daniel Ortega says constitutional limits on presidential terms stand in the way of 'direct democracy.'
The head of the regional group is 'optimistic' about the next round of talks, set for Saturday.
Manuel Zelaya's rhetoric may make this weekend's talks more difficult and could spark violence in the tense and divided country, analysts say.
Costa Rican President Oscar Arias says he is 'determined to have a resolution,' but that it may take some time.
Both ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim leader Roberto Micheletti sounded uncompromising notes at the start of official dialogue Thursday in San Jose.
Costa Rican President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias will begin leading talks today between ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and the interim government.
President Hugo Chávez, an avowed socialist and critic of the United States, has emerged in the unlikely role as the leading champion of democracy for Honduras.
Young professionals are struck with uncertainty. They want any political transition to be based on democratic principles.
How one political party president tries to keep his organization from splintering.