Right-Wing Honduras Government Cracks Down as Protests Grow Over Alleged Vote-Rigging

Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Honduras' electoral crisis continued to simmer on Friday with the winner still undeclared amid a violent crackdown on protesters and claims of vote-rigging. Immediately after the election, results had pointed to opposition contender Salvador Nasralla, who's heading a leftist coalition, beating out incumbent President and "reliable" U.S. ally Juan Orlando Hernandez. But the latest results point to a reversal.

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