Juan Orlando Hernández
Historic win of Xiomara Castro ends 12 years of far-right rule in Honduras

Castro’s victory, with an historic turnout of over 68%, would end a dozen years of conservative and neoliberal rule. She has called for a government of reconciliation, peace and justice

Left-wing candidate Xiomara Castro all set to become Honduras’ next president

According to the preliminary results of the presidential elections held in Honduras on Sunday, Xiomara Castro of the Libre Party has obtained over 53% of the votes, and is leading the presidential race by a 20% margin

They are leaving: Is the tide turning for Honduras?

Honduran sociologist Eugenio Sosa, who advised the Libre Party, talks about its election platform, the polarization campaign carried out by the ruling National Party, and why these elections are so important for the country

Padre Melo says Hondurans want their vote to be respected in historic elections

Padre Melo talks about the general elections to be held in the country on November 28 about the role of religious sectors in fighting for the restoration of democracy, what to expect on Election Day, and the impact of the political crisis in Honduras on immigration.

Violence and intimidation leave bloody imprint on Honduran elections

Ahead of Sunday’s elections in Honduras, Olivia Zúniga Cáceres, congresswoman of the Libre Party, talks about the violence, hate and intimidation suffered by candidates and members of the opposition

Elections in Honduras, the battle for November 28

Nasry Asfura of the ruling National Party and LIBRE leader, Xiomara Castro, are the front runners in the presidential elections. Wounds still remain open at 12 years since the coup

Another migrant caravan leaves from Honduras towards the US border

Social and economic conditions in the country continue to worsen while the institutional crisis also deepens following the drug trafficking conviction of the president’s brother in a US court

Protests continue in Honduras following femicide of nursing student in police station

Keyla Martínez was killed in police custody after being detained for allegedly violating curfew restrictions in the northwestern Honduran city of La Esperanza

Honduras Women's Day - abortion rights Honduran women mobilize against attacks on their rights and an increase in violence

Abortion is illegal in Honduras in all circumstances. According to the UN, between 51,000 and 82,000 abortions are performed in unsafe and clandestine conditions in the country each year

Migrants stranded in Guatemala following repression by security forces

The migrant caravan which is on it’s way to the United States has to pass through Guatemala and Mexico first in order to reach the US.

Guatemalan security forces repress Honduran migrant caravan heading towards the US

Thousands of Hondurans, who have set off for the US, seek to escape the deepening crisis within the country, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by the Eta and Iota hurricanes in November 2020

A new migrant caravan leaves from Honduras for the US

Over 3,000 Hondurans have embarked on a perilous journey to the US in the absence of a response from the far-right government of President Juan Orlando Hernández to the socio-economic crisis in the country

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