Sunday, November 29, 2009

Weary of Political Crisis, Honduras Holds Election -- News Updates November 29, 2009

Hondurans Vote in Post-Coup Presidential Election -- Voice of America

Opinion polls indicate conservative candidate Porfirio Lobo of the opposition National Party is the clear front-runner.

elaya was ousted in a coup.

Neither President Zelaya nor Roberto Micheletti, the military-backed leader who replaced him, are competing in Sunday's election.

The two main candidates are from the country's ruling elite.

Conservative Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo of the opposition National Party is considered the front-runner. He faces Elvin Santos of the ruling Liberal Party, which ousted President Zelaya in June.

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More News On the Election of Honduras

Honduras tense as voters head to the polls -- Christian Science Monitor
Honduras voting for new president -- BBC
Honduran Hopefuls Look Past Zelaya -- Wall Street Journal
Honduras hopes to move past coup with election -- AP
Honduras braces for election unrest -- CNN
Honduras holds post-coup presidential vote -- CBC

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