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Honduras' PAC: Nothing But Talk?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

There's nothing of any substance anywhere for the PAC people in Congress. Now, it may all be as simple as no one is updating the website. Probably there's nothing under the sections for the representatives of the other parties either. So is it only an issue of incompetence with regard to website maintenance?

Honduras: A Little Too Much Wishful Thinking, Way Too Many Loudmouths

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Marco Cáceres

Among adults and great leaders, a modicum of silence is among the strongest attributes, because it suggests that there is more than just talk to the individual. Boy do we Hondurans love to talk.

Liberals and Libres in Honduras: Powerless

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Mr. Hernández holds all the cards at the moment, and it's unlikely he is going to give them up anytime soon. The other players at the table -- Mr. Villeda, Mr. Zelaya, and Mr. Nasralla? They're still trying to agree on who'll get to shuffle the deck next.

The Next President of Honduras: Juan Orlando Hernández

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.26.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

With at least 66.7 percent of the 3,233,000 votes cast in Sunday's presidential election in Honduras counted and reported, it is abundantly clear now that National Party candidate Juan Orlando Hernández is the winner.

Honduras Election: Proclaiming Victory a Little Early

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

With less than 50 percent of the total votes cast in yesterday's presidential election in Honduras counted, Juan Orlando Hernández, at about about 9:...

Honduras: The Secret Meetings Between Juan Orlando Hernández and Manuel Zelaya

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

Honduran political analyst Jorge Illescas believes that there is some sort of secret arrangement between the conservative National Party and the socia...

Honduras: A Good Week for Mr. Villeda

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.31.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Honduran Liberal Party presidential candidate Mauricio Villeda had a good week. On Sunday, he received the official backing of former President Carlos...

What the Headlines Reveal About Honduras' Presidential Candidates

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.24.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

You'd be surprised how much you can learn about a Honduran presidential candidate by just reading the headlines in newspapers, particularly if you lay...

Honduras: Nationalist Testosterone

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.28.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

According to former Minister of Security Óscar Álvarez, who served under both the Maduro and Lobo administrations in Honduras, those in the country ...

Xiomara Zelaya: Bona Fide Poll Leader in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

While there have been numerous other presidential polls conducted in Honduras during the past year, the ones above may be the best. Judging by them, the chances look good for Honduras electing its first woman president on Nov. 24.

Honduras: One Muddy Election a Comin'

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.26.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

There are 5.3 million registered voters in Honduras, according to that country's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE). That's just over 62 percent of the ...

The Power of Mr. Nasralla's Fame in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.24.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

On June 18, Salvador Nasralla in Honduras went from 12.41 percent in Honduras Weekly's presidential poll. We had no answer for this... until we read on one of Mr. Nasralla's Facebook pages remarks from sports fans regarding Tuesday night's soccer match between the Honduran national team and the U.S. team.

Beware of Celebrity Outsiders With Brooms

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Here's the problem I have with Honduras' Salvador Nasralla: He's a celebrity on a mission to clean up government. It is the same problem I have with f...

Mauricio Villeda Holds Lead in Honduras Weekly Presidential Polling

Marco Cáceres | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

The fact that Mrs. Zelaya consistently polls high, while Mr. Villeda consistently polls low suggests that Mr. Villeda may have a lot of work to do to get his message across and improve his image. That's one basic conclusion.

10 Questions for Honduras' Presidential Candidates

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Eight individuals are vying for the presidency of Honduras. The following are 10 critical questions for the candidates to ponder. There will not be the luxury of figuring things out as you go along. Honduras cannot afford another president who wings it.

A Word to the Wise on Corruption in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 07.22.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

The only hope for reducing corruption in Honduras lies with bottom-up approaches that first deal with the problems that encourage, force people to steal, cheat, manipulate, lie, and commit fraud.