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In Honduras, an Election's End Brings More Uncertainty

Dec 8, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Supporters of Honduran presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla set up a barricade blocking access too the country's capital.

Supporters of Honduran presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla set up a barricade blocking access too the country's capital. Accusations of election rigging and conflicting claims of victory have made the country's future uncertain. 

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Contested election results threaten to cause weeks, if not months, of protests and politically motivated violence in Honduras. Preliminary results from the Nov. 26 Honduran presidential election appeared to show opposition challenger Salvador Nasralla besting incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez of the National Party. But, as votes were tallied, supporters of...

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