Honduras may get to choose its own leaders after all. The tag team of Obama and Chavez doesn’t seem to have been able to stop it from doing so, and Obama seems to have given up trying.
[ADDENDUM: Porfirio Lobos, Zelaya's conservative opponent in the 2005 election, appears to have won. Unsurprisingly, Venezuela and other Leftist Latin American governments have refused to recognize the results. Back in September, President Obama said he would side with them by declaring the outcome of the election invalid even before it had occurred. Fortunately, something changed his mind, and the US now declares that the elections were "a necessary and important step forward." ]