Juan Orlando Hernandez
A senior Honduran government official on Monday ruled out the possibility of holding a fresh election.
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared Sunday the winner of a heavily disputed presidential election held three weeks ago.
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' leftwing opposition is demanding a presidential election held two weeks ago be scrapped and its results annulled.
preliminary ballot count in Honduras' disputed presidential race pointed on Monday to a win for incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez.
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 suspended the right to free movement on Friday, imposing a dusk-to-dawn curfew and giving the army and police extended powers after looting.
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 State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged the presidential candidates in Honduras to respect the official results once they are available.
The result of Honduras’ presidential election remained in limbo on Wednesday, with a gregarious TV host’s surprise lead narrowing sharply.