To address the socio-economic and security conditions driving transnational migration, Honduras will first have to solve the systemic corruption and democratic governance challenges plaguing the country.
After a contentious presidential election, a full investigation must be conducted to examine the extent of alleged irregularities. It’s not too late to demand a full recount of votes or a run-off election.
In an unprecedented election marred by the incompetence of Honduras’ Supreme Electoral Tribunal, the country now has two self-proclaimed presidents with the center-left candidate unofficially in the lead.
A reform that permits sitting president Juan Orlando Hernández to run for re-election and the divisions among opposition leaders make it likely that November 26th elections will produce little political change.