By allowing ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya to hole up in its embassy, Brazil has thrust itself into the middle of Latin America's most volatile political crisis.
Some say President Manuel Zelaya's surprise return increases the prospects for violence. The interim government has imposed a 15-hour curfew.
President Manuel Zelaya said Monday on a local television: 'I cannot give details, but I'm here,'
Interim President Robert Michelletti has proposed allowing ousted President Zelaya to return with amnesty – as long as he steps down as leader.
Before the president was deposed, Elvin Santos seemed likely to win November's election. Now protesters pelt him with insults and eggs.
Amnesty International says Honduran interim authorities conducted mass arrests and beatings of those who support ousted President Manuel Zelaya.
Roberto Micheletti said ousted President Manuel Zelaya would be jailed if he came back to Honduras. He also accused the US Ambassador Hugo Llorens of tilting unfairly in favor of Zelaya.
One month after Costa Rica's president arrived to negotiate an end to the standoff, most of Honduras's top leaders are steadfastly opposed to the return of deposed president Zelaya.
Demonstrators calling for the return of deposed President Manuel Zelaya clashed with police Wednesday for the second day in a row. Curfew declared.