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After 12 years of right-wing coup government, the left wins in Honduras
Preliminary results announced by Honduras’ National Electoral Commission (CNE) are that Xiomara Castro of the Libre Party obtained 53.44% of the votes.
These results are based on just 16% of the votes.
In second place, for president, was Nasry Asfura, with 34% of the vote.
The Honduran president used Facebook to massively inflate his popularity – an interview with Sophie Zhang
Juan Orlando Hernandez, current president of Honduras, used over a thousand inauthentic Facebook Pages and benefited from hundreds of thousands of fake likes. Over a six-week period in 2018, his posts were liked by 59,100 users, of which 46,500 were fake.