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Although I can point to many inaccuracies in Mr. Grandin's article, I'll refer only to his main point, whether the accord demands the restoration of Zelaya or not.

The accord reads (my translation):" ...both commissions have decided, respectfully, that the National Congress, as an institutional expression of the popular sovereignty, in use of its faculties, via consultation with the instances that are relevant such as the Supreme Court and according to law, decide what proceeds regarding 'bringing back the executive power to its state prior to June 28th...' " and then goes on to declare that this decision by the congress will be the basis for peace that the country needs.

It is the congress that will decide if Zelaya is returned to power or not. There is no date for this decision by the congress either.

Never in the deal, officially or not, is there a mandatory requirement for Zelaya to be reinstated.

The elections will go on as planned, and only afterwards, perhaps as late as January, before the transfer of office, will a vote take place.

Get your facts straight, please.