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Honduras to Recount Nearly a Fourth of Ballot Boxes

Honduras’ election tribunal will recount 4,753 ballot boxes that have cast a shadow on the results of the country’s presidential election, the tribunal chief said Thursday, bowing to a demand by the Organization of American States (OAS). Nearly two weeks since Honduras’ Nov. 26 presidential election, the result remains unknown, with allegations of electoral fraud sparking protests and a chorus of international concern over events in the poor Central American nation. Official results showed Honduras’ conservative President Juan Orlando Hernandez with a narrow 1.6 percentage point lead over center-left opposition…

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