Political unrest erupts as Hondurans await results of disputed election



Supporters of Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance Against the Dictatorship, unload a truck with rocks and tires for a barricade to block a road during a protest caused by the delayed vote count for the presidential election in Tegucigalpa. Credit: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters

Tensions are high in Honduras as the country waits for presidential election results to be announced tonight. Both candidates have declared victory as vote counting dragged on for nearly a week. Early on, opposition leader and TV host Salvador Nasralla had a five-point lead, but the election commission stopped updating the public with the tally. Supporters…

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