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Honduras Election

The Geopolitics of Election Approval: The US Response to Honduras and Venezuela

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

By Lauren Carasik, Susan Scott and Azadeh Shahshahani The authors, members of the US National Lawyers Guild, compare and contrast procedures in this ...

Why Honduran Election Fraud Is an LGBT Issue

Jack Harrison-Quintana | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Jack Harrison-Quintana

We were invited among the many groups serving as monitors in hopes that these elections would not be plagued by the rigging and fraud that were seen in the 2009 sham. Unfortunately what my queer colleagues and I saw was anything but free and fair.

Honduran Elections: No Cause for Celebration

Lisa Haugaard | Posted 02.05.2014 | World
Lisa Haugaard

The enormous frustration of voters who feel that once again the faith that they have placed in the electoral system has been violated needs to be heard and needs a solution. It must not meet teargas and batons.

Computer Programmers Decide To Check Election Results Themselves

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 12.04.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Four Honduran computer programmers watching their country's dispute over the vote count in the hotly contested presiden...

Honduras' presidential election demands an investigation: The US should take allegations of voter intimidation and fraud seriously

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

By Lauren Carasik and Azadeh Shahshahani Honduras' contested results from its Nov. 24 election threaten to unleash civil unrest and repression that ...

Honduras Presidential Election Could Fail To Produce Clear Winner

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 11.24.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The last thing Honduras needs is a presidential election that's a draw. This country already is plagued by drug violen...

Keep a Close Eye on Honduran Elections Sunday

The Center for Constitutional Rights | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
The Center for Constitutional Rights

By Pamela Spees, Senior Attorney with the CCR who has filed cases in the U.S. related to the 2009 Honduras coup. Pick up any U.S. newspaper next Mond...

End to Violence Rides on Honduran Elections

Jody Williams | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Jody Williams

The Honduran general elections on Nov. 24 could determine whether the impoverished Central American nation will be able to stem its epidemic of violen...

WikiLeaks Honduras: State Dept. Busted on Support of Coup

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Despite the fact that the U.S. government was crystal clear on what had transpired, the U.S. did not immediately cut off all aid to Honduras except "democracy assistance," as required by U.S. law.

Porfirio Lobo, New Honduran Leader, Takes Office

AP | JUAN CARLOS LLORCA and ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya left his refuge in the Brazilian Embassy and flew into exile after his successor...

Sunday's Elections Left As Risky Option in Honduras

Christopher Sabatini | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Sabatini

Fingers are crossed throughout the Americas for a speedy conclusion to the Honduran crisis. But Sunday's elections may not present the exit we all hope for.

Honduran Lawmakers Say 'No' To Restoring Zelaya

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Where does Manuel Zelaya go now? Congress slammed the door on restoring the ousted Honduran leader to power, ignoring i...

Honduras Election: Porfirio Lobo, Conservative, hopes to move past coup with election

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras' president-elect is not worried that many countries do not recognize his election. Washington supports Porfirio...

Political Upheaval in Honduras: Elections Will Help, but Not Cure, the Problem

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

Honduras must address the decline in the quality of democracy that predates the current crisis, or else it will remain dangerously susceptible to more breakdowns.

Laura Dean

Battle For The Honduran Presidency Plays Out In Washington D.C.

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A proxy-struggle for the Honduran presidency continues to play out in Washington D.C. The most recent battle is over the ambassadorship. Honduran Pr...