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Hondurans Keep Up Pressure on Presidential Vote Review.

Honduras has been on edge since its Nov. 26 presidential election, as yet undecided. On Sunday, thousands of supporters of opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla marched in Tegucigalpa, the capital city. They want the international community's attention – and its sustained pressure for a fairly decided outcome – ...

- Voice of America - US

Honduras is coming apart, and the State Department's response is utterly nonsensical.

It's been two weeks since Hondurans headed to the polls to elect a new president. Since then, there have been reports of electoral fraud, widespread protesting and rioting that have rocked the already-precarious Central American state. And the U.S. response? Send them military aid. The crisis started in late November when ...

- ThinkProgress - US

In wake of post-election protests in Honduras, UN chief urges authorities to respect rule of law.

Secretary-General António Guterres today called on authorities in Honduras to uphold the rule of law and respect for human rights following the presidential election.

- UN - INT

TPS: What it is and how it's changing.

TPS provides short-term protection from deportation for people who can't return home because of national disasters, civil unrest, or health crises. Nicaraguans and Haitians lost protection this fall; Hondurans' and Salvadorans' status is under consideration.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Army clears Honduras streets of protesters alleging poll fraud.

Soldiers and police on Monday moved to clear roads across Honduras of demonstrators protesting alleged fraud in a presidential election held two weeks ago, which they said was won by leftist opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla.

- The Daily Star - LB

Honduras recount of presidential votes "extremely consistent".

Honduras' electoral tribunal has finished the partial recount of votes from the disputed presidential election, declaring the results are "extremely consistent" with the original count. In the partial recount of 4,753 ballot boxes, President Juan Orlando Hernandez won 50.1% of the votes, against some 31.5% for his rival ...

- MercoPress - FK

Honduras: Guarantee Credibility of Elections, Protect Free Expression.

Expand Supporters of Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship, take part during a march over a contested presidential election in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, December 10, 2017. © 2017 Reuters   —Honduran authorities should take immediate action to ensure the credibility ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Honduran authorities allege 5 lawmakers diverted funds.

Authorities in Honduras are accusing five federal lawmakers of diverting public funds to their own use.

- FOX News - US

Honduran authorities allege 5 lawmakers diverted funds.

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Authorities in Honduras are accusing five federal lawmakers of diverting public funds to their own use.Honduras' chief prosecutor and the head of the Organization of American States' anti-corruption...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Still No Clear Winner In Honduras Election.

Weeks after Hondurans voted for president, there still isn't a clear winner. The opposition claims the government is trying to steal the vote for incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

- NPR - US

Honduran democracy on the brink.

With no declared winner two weeks after election, the legitimacy of the Honduran democracy is hanging in the balance.

- Al Jazeera - QA

News Brief: Outlook For Alabama, California Fires, Honduras Election

As voters in Alabama prepare to elect a new senator, we look at the potential consequences. Also, an update on fires in California and the contested election in Honduras.

- NPR - US

Honduras Partial Recount Finds 'Consistent' Result in Presidential Race

Honduras' electoral tribunal has finished the partial recount of votes from the disputed presidential election, declaring the results are "extremely consistent" with the original count. In the partial recount of 4,753 ballot boxes, President Juan Orlando Hernandez won 50.1 percent of the votes, against some 31.5 percent for ...

- Voice of America - US

Honduras opposition, backed by international observers, challenges election results and insists on full recount

The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the November 26 contest that seeks to annul the results and requests a recount. Salvador Nasralla, candidate of the opposition alliance, and his campaign team handed over the paperwork with just minutes to spare before a midnight ...

- MercoPress - FK

Honduras' electoral court finds results "consistent"

Honduras' electoral court has finished a hand recount of votes in nearly 5,000 ballot boxes and says that results are "extremely consistent" with original data.

- FOX News - US

Honduras' electoral court finds results 'consistent'

- Townhall.com - US

Honduras: President keeps lead in disputed vote after recount

Honduras' electoral tribunal has given incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez the lead in a partial recount. The opposition has claimed the vote was "rigged" and wants the results annulled.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Honduras opposition requests election results annulment

With no declared winner two weeks after election, Opposition Alliance's Nasralla asks for vote count to be nullified.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Honduras tribunal says partial vote recount shows same result

TEGUCIGALPA - Honduras' electoral tribunal said on Sunday that a partial recount of votes from the disputed presidential election showed broadly the same result as previously, giving the lead to current President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

- Reuters - US

Honduras' electoral court finds results 'consistent'

Honduras' electoral court has finished a hand recount of votes in nearly 5,000 ballot boxes and says that results are "extremely consistent" with original data.

- The Daily Star - LB

Honduras' electoral court finds results 'consistent'

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' electoral court has finished a hand recount of votes in nearly 5,000 ballot boxes and says that results are "extremely consistent" with original data.Court president David Matamoros says that...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Honduras' electoral court finds results "consistent"

- Townhall.com - US

Political Standoff Continues After Honduras Election

Honduras has been shaken by protests over a contested presidential election. Supporters of the opposition candidate, a TV personality, say the vote has been stolen by the incumbent president.

- NPR - US

Honduras: opposition parties demand annulment of election

Honduras: opposition parties demand annulment of election...

- MENAFN - JO

Two weeks after Honduras' still-unresolved election, a sense of disquiet broadens

Almost two weeks after Hondurans went to the polls, the still-unresolved results of the country's disputed national elections remain a source of uncertainty and disquiet amid widespread allegations of fraud. A sense of instability has overtaken the country since the election of Nov. 26. On Friday,...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Honduras election: Opposition requests annulment

The main opposition contender accuses electoral authorities of tampering with the results.

- BBC - UK

Honduran Opposition Calls for Presidential Election Results to be Annulled

The leaders of the two primary opposition parties in Honduras have asked for the annulment of the results of the still unresolved presidential election. Salvador Nasralla and Octavio Pineda each filed paperwork Friday with the election tribunal calling for the votes from the November 26 election to be thrown out. The vote ...

- Voice of America - US

Honduras opposition requests annulment of election results

Leading opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla has described "scandalous fraud" discovered in the wake of the elections. Despite a constitutional ban, Honduras' president ran for a second term in office.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Amnesty condemns 'illegal' tactics by Honduras

Authorities are using "dangerous and illegal" tactics to silence dissent in Honduras, where at least 14 people have been killed since a hotly-contested presidential vote last month, ​​said Amnesty International on Friday.

- Times Of India - IN

Honduras: Government Deploys Dangerous and illegal Tactics to Silence Population

Amnesty InternationalThe Honduran government is deploying dangerous and illegal tactics to silence any dissenting voices in the aftermath of one of the country's worst political crisis in a decade, including preventing lawyers and human rights activists from visiting detained demonstrators, Amnesty International said after ...

- Common Dreams - US

Honduras on knife-edge after disputed election

Opposition accuse President Juan Orlando Hernández of rigging vote

- Financial Times - US

Honduran opposition challenges election results at deadline

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the Nov. 26 contest that seeks to annul the results and requests a recount.Salvador Nasralla, candidate of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Honduran opposition challenges election results at deadline

The challenger in Honduras' still unresolved presidential election has filed a challenge to the Nov. 26 contest that seeks to annul the results and requests a recount.

- FOX News - US

Honduran opposition challenges election results at deadline

- Townhall.com - US

Honduras opposition parties ask for disputed election to be annulled

TEGUCIGALPA - Honduras' two main opposition parties on Friday presented formal requests to annul the results of the still-unresolved presidential election, deepening a political crisis that has roiled the poor, violent Central American nation.

- Reuters - US

OK to criticize Venezuela, but turn a blind eye on Honduras? Not really

At a time when the United States should be going out of its way to stop a dangerous regression toward dictatorships in Latin America, the Trump administration — which to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Honduras's election crisis is likely to end in violence

Nearly two weeks after its election, Honduras still does not have a president. Clashes across the country have killed a dozen protesters, and police are now refusing to enforce a national curfew.

- The Conversation - UK

Honduras opposition party asks for disputed election to be annulled

TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 9 — Honduras' opposition Liberal Party yesterday presented a formal request to annul the results of the still-unresolved presidential election, deepening a political crisis that has roiled the poor, violent Central American...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Honduras opposition party asks for disputed election to be annulled

TEGUCIGALPA - Honduras' opposition Liberal Party on Friday presented a formal request to annul the results of the still-unresolved presidential election, deepening a political crisis that has roiled the poor, violent Central American nation.

- Reuters - US

Last day to make formal challenge to Honduras' election

International observers are urging Honduras' opposition to file a formal complaint about the country's troubled Nov. 26 election before a deadline expires.

- FOX News - US

Last day to make formal challenge to Honduras' election

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — International observers are urging Honduras' opposition to file a formal complaint about the country's troubled Nov. 26 election before a deadline expires.Challenger Salvador Nasralla and his opposition...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Honduras to Recount Nearly a Fourth of Ballot Boxes

Honduras’ election tribunal will recount 4,753 ballot boxes that have cast a shadow on the results of the country’s presidential election, the tribunal chief said Thursday, bowing to a demand by the Organization of American States . Nearly two weeks since Honduras’ Nov. 26 presidential election, the result ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Amid a deepening electoral crisis in Honduras, the administration of President Donald Trump on Thursday certified the country's progress in protecting human rights and attacking corruption.The move comes...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis

Amid a deepening electoral crisis in Honduras, the administration of President Donald Trump on Thursday certified the country's progress in protecting human rights and attacking corruption.

- FOX News - US

Tomgram: Todd Miller, The Market in Walls Is Growing in a Warming World

When I first talked to the three Honduran men in the train yard in the southern Mexican town of Tenosique, I had no idea that they were climate-change refugees...

- TomDispatch - US

Pope Francis prays for Honduras as election crisis turns deadly

Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Dec 7, 2017 / 12:09 am .- A contested national election in Honduras has enflamed a civil crisis, leading Pope Francis to pray on Sunday for Hondurans to “peacefully overcome the current difficult moment.” Juan Orlando Hernández, the incumbent president, faced opposition candidate ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Honduras: Now 100+ US Rights Organizations Condemn Election Tampering, Urge Cut to US Military Aid

Grassroots InternationalOutraged at the possibility of the theft of Honduras' election by the discredited current administration, now over 100 US rights, faith and civil society organizatio

- Common Dreams - US

The Honduran Government Is Trying to Steal an Election

Miguel Salazar It's increasingly clear that a majority of voters have had enough of US-backed President Juan Orlando Hernández. The post The Honduran Government Is Trying to Steal an Election appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

OAS may request new Honduras election to correct 'irregularities'

TEGUCIGALPA - The Organization of American States said on Wednesday it may call for new Honduran elections if any "irregularities" undermine the credibility of results in last month's disputed vote that has sparked a crisis in the Central American nation.

- Reuters - US

Want to Limit Migration? We Can Start by Supporting Democracy in Honduras.

The United States should join Honduran demonstrators in opposing President Hernandez's attempt to rig the election.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

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