Election officials in Honduras rejected the opposition's appeal demanding the annulment of President Juan Orlando Hernandez's re-election, which was lodged over voter fraud allegations in the bitterly disputed poll.
Honduras's leftwing opposition called for a month of protests and possible insurrection to reject President Juan Orlando Hernandez's claim to have won re-election in a bitterly disputed poll held in November.
Authorities are using "dangerous and illegal" tactics to silence dissent in Honduras, where at least 14 people have been killed since a hotly-contested presidential vote last month, Amnesty International said Friday.
The electoral tribunal in Honduras has finished counting votes in the country’s contentious presidential election after more than a week, with incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez having received more votes in the official tally.
Electoral authorities in Honduras seemed poised to hand the president a second term on Monday even after tens of thousands took to the streets in the biggest protests yet over suspected vote count fraud since last week’s disputed election.
Australia left Honduras with a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the World Cup playoff on Friday and the visitor will be the happier of the two sides despite missing chances that would have secured a big advantage for the return leg in Sydney.
Honduran authorities have arrested five suspects intending to make it to the United States with stolen Greek passports, triggering alarm Wednesday in the wake of the Paris attacks launched by ISIL (Daesh) terrorists.
Thousands of people in Honduras have taken to the streets of the capital, Tegucigalpa, to once again voice their anger at corruption allegations against the government of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.