Suspicion Around Honduran Presidential Election
Both presidential candidates in Honduras have declared victory. Initial results on Monday give opposition candidate, Salvador Nasralla, a five-point lead. Suspicions are that allies of incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez, who controls the election board, the Supreme Court and all branches of government, will steal the election. An unprecedented delay on releasing the election results has tensions high. Protesters are in the streets. Nasralla says, “We’ve already won the election I‘m not going to tolerate this.”
We’ll get analysis from Dana Frank, professor of history at the University of California-Santa Cruz.