Honduras election tribunal says to hold partial re-count in presidential vote

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 8 : Honduras’ election tribunal will re-count 4,753 ballot boxes that have cast a shadow on the results of the country’s presidential election, the tribunal chief said on Thursday, bowing to a demand by the Organization of American States (OAS). Nearly two weeks since Honduras’ Nov. 26 presidential election, the […]

OAS may request new Honduras election to correct ‘irregularities’

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 7 : The Organization of American States (OAS) 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. In a statement, the OAS also called for an […]

Honduras opposition proposes election recount or run-off

By Lizbeth Diaz and Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 6 : The Honduran opposition battling President Juan Orlando Hernandez over a disputed presidential election proposed on Tuesday that a run-off be held if authorities would not recount the entire vote. TV star Salvador Nasralla, who claimed victory in the Nov. 26 election after early results put […]

Rebel Honduran police ignore curfew order, election protesters rejoice

By Lizbeth Diaz and Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 5 :Hondurans spilled into the streets of the capital on Monday night, banging pots and pans and joining rebel police in defiance of a curfew imposed after a presidential election that was heavily criticised by the Organization of American States. Some police officers abandoned their posts and […]

Hondurans pour into streets to protest alleged fraud in presidential vote

By Lizbeth Diaz and Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 3 : Thousands of Hondurans marched on Sunday to back a TV star who says the government is trying to steal last week’s disputed presidential election, which has sparked deadly protests and a military enforced curfew. Hundreds have been arrested in violent protests that have left at […]

Honduran army enforces curfew after vote count stalls

By Gustavo Palencia and Lizbeth Diaz TEGUCIGALPA, Dec 3 : Honduran security forces fanned out on Saturday to enforce a curfew as sporadic demonstrations continued over a contested presidential election that triggered violent protests that have killed at least three people. Hundreds have been arrested after the tally from last Sunday’s presidential race stalled without […]