Honduran opposition candidate Porfirio Lobo won Sunday's presidential election with over 55 percent of the vote according to partial results. The election could calm a political crisis triggered by an army coup last June.
Honduran police have stepped up security measures ahead of Sunday's presidential election, the first since a June coup, with supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya calling for a boycott of the vote.
Hondurans are voting in a presidential poll Sunday in which neither ousted president Manuel Zelaya (pictured) nor interim leader Roberto Micheletti are candidates. Several Latin American nations say they will not recognise the results.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that ousted President Manuel Zelaya (pictured) cannot return to office; Congress will rule on his return Dec. 2. Honduras votes in a presidential poll Sunday in which neither Zelaya nor his main rival are candidates.
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In an apparent bid to boost the legitimacy of the Nov. 29 election, Hondura’s de facto leader Roberto Micheletti announced Thursday that he would step down and hand over government to his cabinet during the elections.
Deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has said he would refuse to return to the presidency as part of a US-brokered agreement to end the crisis sparked by his ouster, because if would legitimise the June coup that removed him from power.
An agreement to end the political stand-off in Honduras has failed after interim leader Roberto Micheletti (pictured) formed a "unity cabinet" without representatives of Manuel Zelaya, a spokesman for the ousted president says.