Supporters of opposition Alliance presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla chant slogans in front of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Nov. 27, 2017. Early results from Honduras' presidential election Monday showed leftist challenger Nasralla with a surprise lead over incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez, both of whom had claimed victory. (AP/Rodrigo Abd)
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Honduras Elections: Turning the Tide of US-Backed Violence and Neoliberalism?

The Honduran elections are a choice between a powerful right-wing government and an opposition coalition of liberal centrists and radical leftists seeking to unseat a criminal regime. But as much as this is a referendum on the right-wing government, it is equally a referendum on U.S. power and Honduras’ status as a client of Washington.