Caption: “Out with narco-dictator JOH” reads a banner referring to president Juan Orlando Hernández (JOH) at a march in Tegucigalpa on December 3, when tens of thousands of Hondurans hit the streets around the country to protest electoral fraud. Credit: Sandra Cuffe /NACLA.

Possible vote fraud in Presidential election brings protest in Honduras

Political unrest grips Honduras after disputed election Elisabeth Malkin New York Times November 30, 2017

Erratic behavior by the electoral commission since the polls closed has lent credibility to the opposition’s allegations of fraud. The commission, which is controlled by allies of Mr. Hernández, suspended the counting of ballots early Monday after Mr. Nasralla pulled ahead by almost five percentage points. Counting resumed a day and a half later, on Tuesday afternoon, and the gap steadily began to close.  Read full story.

Caption: “Out with narco-dictator JOH” reads a banner referring to president Juan Orlando Hernández (JOH) at a march in Tegucigalpa on December 3, when tens of thousands of Hondurans hit the streets around the country to protest electoral fraud.  Credit: Sandra Cuffe /NACLA.

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