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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...

Honduran Elections Marred by Violence, Fraud Allegations: Will International Observers Look at the Evidence?

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 02.03.2014 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Election results are often contested, and that is one reason why governments sometimes invite official observer missions from inter-governmental bodies. But there are times and places when these outside organizations don't provide much of an independent observation.

Honduras Will Conduct Recount In Presidential Election

AP | Posted 12.03.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras' electoral court says it will recount vote tally sheets for the presidential election after receiving a fraud ...

Vote Recount Demanded By Thousands In Honduras

AP | ALBERTO ARCE | Posted 12.02.2013 | Latino Voices

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Thousands of people marched peacefully Sunday in Honduras' capital to support opposition presidential candidate Xiomara...

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:...

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...

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 ...

Manuel Zelaya: A Latin Rasputin

Marco Cáceres | Posted 12.21.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Would the relationship be similar to if Hillary Clinton were to become the next President of the United States in 2016 and Bill were to become First Man? Or would it simply be Mr. Zelaya pulling all the strings and telling his wife what to do and what to say and how to say it?

Xiomara Zelaya: Honduras Needs a Structural Vision and Social Pact

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.21.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Unless there are fundamental, institutional changes in the way Honduras is structured, the country's problems will probably never be resolved and it is unlikely that the issues that divide the Honduran people will be thoughtfully, openly, and fairly debated.

Venezuela's National Assembly: A Model for Honduras?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 09.02.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

One of the defining elements of a democracy is a system of checks and balances. In countries like Honduras, this system unfortunately is manipulated by the segment of the society that is wealthy and privileged. This has to change.