Juan Orlando Hernandez

Senior Honduran official rejects OAS call for fresh elections

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 07:11 GMT

A senior Honduran government official on Monday ruled out the possibility of holding a fresh election.

Current president declared winner in disputed Honduras vote

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 10:12 GMT

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared Sunday the winner of a heavily disputed presidential election held three weeks ago.

Honduras electoral court finds results 'consistent'

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 - 08:42 GMT

The electoral court of Honduras has finished a hand recount of votes in nearly 5,000 ballot boxes and says that results are "extremely consistent" with original data.

Honduras opposition demands 'rigged' vote be canceled

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 05:27 GMT

Honduras' leftwing opposition is demanding a presidential election held two weeks ago be scrapped and its results annulled.

After violent night, Honduran tally favors president in disputed vote

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 08:12 GMT

preliminary ballot count in Honduras' disputed presidential race pointed on Monday to a win for incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez.

Hondurans pour into streets to protest alleged fraud in presidential vote

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Thousands of Hondurans marched on Sunday to back a TV star who says the government is trying to steal last week's disputed presidential election.

Honduras gives army extra powers to quash election unrest

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 08:18 GMT

Honduras suspended the right to free movement on Friday, imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew and giving the army and police extended powers after looting.

State of emergency in Honduras after post-vote violence

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 07:53 GMT

The Honduran government declared a state of emergency late Friday and imposed a 10-day curfew in an attempt to stop violent demonstrations across the country triggered.

US urges presidential candidates in Honduras to respect results

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 09:21 GMT

US State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged the presidential candidates in Honduras to respect the official results once they are available.

TV star urges protests as his lead shrinks in dramatic Honduras vote

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 12:18 GMT

The result of Honduras’ presidential election remained in limbo on Wednesday, with a gregarious TV host’s surprise lead narrowing sharply.