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Honduras: Ruling party lead is insurmountable

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Juan Orlando Hernandez has all but won the hotly contested presidential race in Honduras, electoral authorities said late Monday, giving the National Party another four years governing this country plagued by violence and poverty.

The electoral court declared Hernandez’s lead insurmountable with about 68 percent of the votes counted from Sunday’s election. Hernandez had 34 percent to 29 percent for Xiomara Castro, his closest opponent in an eight-candidate field.

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