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The ongoing demonstrations continue to call for Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down, and for the National Elections Commission to finalize an announcement. Honduran elite police, known as "Cobras" are now refusing to confront the protesters and are demanding an end to the crisis. With Honduran cities reporting food and fuel shortages due to the protests, there are worries that the political crisis may be getting worse. Al Jazeera's Manuel Rapalo reports from Tegucigalpa, - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
The Honduran government declares a state of emergency late Friday and imposed a 10-day curfew in an attempt to stop violent demonstrations across the country triggered by claims of presidential election fraud.. IMAGES
Evidence is mounting that the Honduran presidential election is being stolen so that the conservative incumbent, President Juan Orlando Hernandez, remains in office. According to CEPR's Mark Weisbrot, the lack of credible elections in Honduras is a direct result of the 2009 military coup, which was aided by the US government, that put the National Party in power Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Subscribe to Channel 4 News: http://bit.ly/1sF6pOJ An extraordinary film from one of the most dangerous countries in the world, Honduras. A murder is committed there almost every hour - but when the former Miss Honduras was shot last year, the number of women victims made international headlines. We speak to one of the country's hired hitmen. This report contains distressing images. Read more from Guillermo Galdos: http://bit.ly/1CuKjWH Watch more Dangerous World: http://bit.ly/1xY6K0X Top stories: http://bit.ly/1wdbIG1
Tariq Ali interviews Jesse Freestone, director of “Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley”. This documentary records the 2009 coup in Honduras and the fight of a group of “campesinos” who took over the plantations of the most powerful man in the country, Miguel Facussé. teleSUR http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/v/the-world-today-484140/
Although improvements have been made, the murder rate is still six times the global average in Honduras and residents in San Pedro Sula still live in fear. Honduras has one of the highest murder rates in the world. And as voters head to the polls this weekend, public safety is high on the agenda. The government says progress has been made in policing and tackling violence. But many are not convinced. Al Jazeera’s Mariana Sanchez reports from Honduras. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Families with school-age children can choose from a variety of bilingual schools offering top quality education. Health care is easily available from Honduran doctors with specialized training abroad. When it comes to shopping, Honduran malls offer variety, quality and well-known brand names. Those who enjoy nightlife will not be disappointed. There are also world class gyms and prestigious country clubs.
Honduras' incumbent President Hernandez has not conceded the election and President-elect Salvador Nasralla faces many obstacles implementing a left-of-center and anti-corruption agenda, as his supporters would like. Prof. Adrienne Pine of American University explains Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
The double standard by which the US treats Honduras, as compared to Venezuela is out of control. Both countries are doing the same thing, but only one is our client. ** Source Material: No Democracy Here: Ousted Honduran Pres. Zelaya Says 2009 U.S.-Backed Coup Led to Election Crisis http://bit.ly/2iJFDXT *** Free Tickets to taping in DC - http://LeeCamp.com/rsvp Stand Up Comedy Tour - http://LeeCamp.net/schedule/ Minds - https://www.minds.com/register;referrer=leecamp Facebook - http://facebook.com/RedactedTonight Twitter - http://twitter.com/RedactedTonight Podcast - http://j.mp/MOCrev
As violent protests over the controversial presidential election enter their third week, Honduras is quickly becoming the next test case for democracy in the Americas. Incumbent president Juan Orlando Hernández's apparent victory over challenger Salvador Nasralla sparked widespread accusations of fraud. The electoral process, with severe delays and missteps by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, was determined by the Organization of American States to be "marred by irregularities"—provoking concerns that the final result had been tampered with. To discuss the context of this democratic crisis, what happened, what happens next, and how the rest of the region should respond, the Dialogue is pleased to welcome a distinguished panel of experts on Honduras for an open and spirited discussion. F...
The leaders of the main opposition political forces in Honduras, Manuel Zelaya of the Libre Party and Salvador Nasralla of the Anti Corruption Party announced an agreement this Monday that the Party with the most votes in the MARCH 2017 Primary Elections will name the Candidate for a Unified Front for the General Elections in November 2017. The news came in response to the Electoral Court’s decision not to approve second turn elections. Our correspondent Gerardo Torres has the story. http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/v/opposition-could-unite-for-2017-elections-in-honduras/
Coup regime suspends constitutional liberties, mobilizes military to shut down all anti-coup media outlets
The bodies of Honduras' Miss World contestant and her sister are found dumped by a river in the drug-ravaged country just days before the beauty queen was due to compete in a pageant in London. Original Video: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-1137475/Honduras-beauty-queen-dead-ahead-Miss-World-pageant.html Daily Mail Facebook: http://facebook.com/dailymail Daily Mail IG: http://instagram.com/dailymail Daily Mail Snap: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/Daily-Mail/8392137033 Daily Mail Twitter: http://twitter.com/MailOnline Daily Mail Pinterest: http://pinterest.co.uk/dailymail Daily Mail Google+: https://plus.google.com/+DailyMail/posts Get the free Daily Mail mobile app: http://dailymail.co.uk/mobile
Looking to produce short documentaries like this one? Storyhunter helps leading media companies and brands connect and create with leading video professionals in 180 countries. Producer: Fred Alvarado Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Distributor: Newsweek Connect with filmmaker Fred Alvarado and other leading video professionals in Honduras on Storyhunter. Learn more at http://www.storyhunter.com After being elected in late 2013, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez pledged an iron-fist approach to combat drug-related violence that pushed Honduras' murder rate to one of the highest in the world. Watch as we embed with a unit from the military police during a drug raid in the outskirts of Tegucigalpa.