The decisive tally is 65 in favor of not reinstating Zelaya, and 8 against. Even if the rest of the 128 congress people voted to reinstate him, he would only have 63 votes. Therefore, Mr. Manuel Zelaya Rosales will not be restored to the presidency in Honduras.
Congress is now at 62 in favor of not reinstating Zelaya, 9 say yes.
With the goal of increasing revenue collection through taxation, the Finance Ministry sent a decree to Congress that includes increasing the sales tax on alcoholic beverages and cigarettes. In this regard, the Finance Minister Gabriela Nunez said the decree will be sent to Congress for members to vote on, and if approved, put into effect […]
The National Congress is still speaking about the decision to, or not to, restore the former president, Manuel Zelaya Rosales to the executive position once again. The session is being broadcast live on Honduran television, and many members of Congress are taking the opportunity to describe to the public in detail, their position. So far, […]
Liberal Congressperson, Marcia Villeda, yesterday assured the Public Ministry that she did not falsify the signature of Manuel Zelayza on the letter where he allegedly renounced his presidency. In order to remove any doubt, she voluntarily asked the Attorney General, Luis Rubi, to issue a handwriting test, “With all due respect I stand before you […]