Post-election Protests and Tension Continue in Honduras

The opposition in Honduras prepares a national mobilization throughout the country in rejection of an alleged fraud
Post-election Protests and Tension Continue in Honduras

The process of review of the contestations filed against the general elections held on November 26 in Honduras continues today, while the opposition prepares a national mobilization throughout the country in rejection of an alleged fraud.

Nearly three weeks after the completion of these elections, the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) still has not officially proclaimed the president-elect, which keeps Hondurans in permanent tension.

The TSE is accused of forging an electoral coup.

According to the information provided, the process has a total of 125 contestations, including 78 at the municipal level, 43 at the provincial level and four at the presidential level.

The latter was presented by the Liberal Party, two citizens independently and the Alliance of Opposition against the Dictatorship, whose allegations of fraud keep the country under a severe political and institutional crisis.

Initially, the candidate of that political force, Salvador Nasralla, came to have an advantage of five points over the president and candidate for reelection Juan Orlando Hernandez, when he had completed about 60 percent of the vote.

However, after an inexplicable failure in the computer system of the TSE, that distance – considered irreversible by experts – was shortened until the situation was reversed in a tricky manner, according to evidence presented by the opposition.

Source/Prensa Latina

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in Countries

San Juan Mayor: ‘Disaster-In-Chief’ Trump Was ‘Disrespectful’ to Puerto Rico

December 29, 2017

Flagrant Violation in Trial of Ecuador’s Vice President, Defense Attorney Says

December 29, 2017

MI5 Plotted Assassination of Irish PM in 1985 – Paramilitary Group

December 29, 2017

Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Set to Avoid Financial Attacks

December 29, 2017

China Offers Tax Break to Keep Investors after US Overhaul

December 29, 2017

Israeli Jets, Tanks Launch Fresh Attacks Against Gaza Strip

December 29, 2017

Cuban Revolution Persists Despite Hostility of U.S. Government

December 29, 2017

Corbyn Accuses Tory Brexiteers Of Wanting To Drive UK Off A Cliff

December 29, 2017

Brazil Elections: Intellectuals, Artists Back Lula Candidacy

December 29, 2017
You Can Advertise Here
"The other side of the news!"
Copyright © 2015 Carib Flame. Follow us on Twitter @caribflame