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Honduras: Progressive Candidate Takes Early Lead in Presidential Election

HeadlineNov 27, 2017
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In Honduras, millions of people went to the polls Sunday to vote in a contested presidential election that pits the authoritarian conservative president Juan Orlando Hernández against the left-wing alliance’s candidate Salvador Nasralla. As of this morning, Nasralla is leading Hernández by about 5 percentage points. Both candidates have claimed victory, although the results have not been fully counted.

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