Do the Numbers Lie? Mistrust and Military Lockdown after Honduras’ Disputed Poll


With massive protests, armed clashes and a government-declared state of emergency, Honduras is in social and political chaos after the 26 November general elections.

In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Northern Triangle Analyst Sofía Martínez explains what has sparked the crisis and its potential effect on armed violence.

Papal 7gWhat is happening in Honduras?

Honduras has entered a political crisis that is turning increasingly violent following the disputed results of the 26 November general elections.

In a climate of deep mistrust between the two contenders – President Juan Orlando Hernández, from the…

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