Canadian Foreign Policy

November 29, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

According to the preliminary results of the presidential elections held in Honduras on Sunday, Xiomara Castro of the Libre Party has obtained over 53% of the votes, and is leading the presidential race by a 20% margin.

Xiomara Castro of the left-wing Liberty and Refoundation (Libre) Party is set to become Honduras’ first woman president. According to the preliminary results of the presidential elections held in the Central American country on November 28, with 51.32% of the votes counted, Castro has obtained 53.61% of the votes. She is leading the presidential race with a 20% margin.

Following Castro, in second and third place, are Nasry Asfura of the ruling National Party with 33.87% of the votes, and Yani Rosenthal of the…