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Bertha Zúniga Cáceres on next steps in recovering democracy in Honduras after historic left victory

Following Xiomara Castro’s victory in the Honduran elections, Bertha Zúniga Cáceres, Coordinator, COPINH, spoke to Peoples Dispatch about what this means for people’s movements in the country

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

Progressive candidate Andrés Arauz has the advantage ahead of Ecuador’s run-off election

Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance (UNES) won the first round in the Ecuadorian presidential elections that were held on February 7

Andrés Arauz wins first round of Ecuadorian presidential election, heads to run-off on April 11

According to the quick count, Andrés Arauz of the progressive Union for Hope alliance (UNES) won 31.74% of the votes. However, its still unclear who his opponent will be as two candidates are technically tied for second place

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