Reporters Asked to Leave

Reporters of Al Jazeera and Telesur (Venezuela), attending a meeting of journalists at the Marriott Hotel in Tegucigalpa today, were stopped from broadcasting, and asked to leave by the TSE, after international observers overwhelmingly complained that they were heard falsely broadcasting that less than 25% of Hondurans showed up at the polls to vote.

Observers Congratulate Honduras

Half an hour before the closing of the polls, Colombian and Cuban observers congratulated the Honduran people for their democratic attitude and appearing at the polls in an overwhelming number. “Honduran Elections are a triumph of democracy in Latin America. Congratulations are for the Honduran people who wanted democracy,” the Colombian observer, Miguel Andres Fierro […]

WSJ Applauds Honduras

Unless something monumental happens in the Western Hemisphere in the next 31 days, the big regional story for 2009 will be how tiny Honduras managed to beat back the colonial aspirations of its most powerful neighbors and preserve its constitution. Yesterday’s elections for president and Congress, held as scheduled and without incident, were the crowning […]

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