Continued Civil Unrest in Honduras
I just wanted to post an update on what's been happening in Honduras, and ask for prayers during this time. As some of you may know, last week Ex President Mel Zelaya snuck back into Honduras, and has been hiding out in the Brazilian Embassy. Throughout the week last week there were many protests and problems in the city, as well as consistent curfews. (We were not allowed to leave our homes from 4:00 Monday evening until 10:00 Wednesday morning.) There are still curfews through the night, but things have pretty much gone back to normal. A friend of mine sent an email today saying that "There are strong indications that there will be large protests this coming Monday Sept 28 in Tegucigalpa and possibly other areas of the country. There are also reports that in an effort to set up a parallel government, former ex ministers will be arriving in the country in the next few days. Since many of the former ministers have outstanding arrest warrants, the potential for even more protests and curfews is likely. Please be prepared for a possible time of hibernation by having extra food, funds, and a full tank of gas for your vehicle." Due to this email we've canceled previous plans to go into the city tomorrow, and we will be keeping our eyes on the news to see what happens. Things here in Didasko have been extremely calm. Last week was just another week for us. I am not too concerned, as I feel very safe as long as we are not in the city. We will just wait it out and see what happens. I greatly appreciate your prayers, I will keep you updated.