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  • Heritage in Honduras: Voters Speak Loud and Clear

    Heritage’s Izzy Ortega issues his final report on yesterday’s election from Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital. More than 60% of all eligible voters made their voices heard loud and clear in electing former congressman Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo. A Bolivian member of parliament was also observing the election and nicely summed things up:

    “They tried to build a Berlin Wall and Honduras tore it down.”


    Posted in International [slideshow_deploy]

    9 Responses to Heritage in Honduras: Voters Speak Loud and Clear

    1. Yissel, Texas says:

      This was a first! Thank you Heritage Foundation for placing a light onto the Honduran people. Honduras, a small but strong country, who did what many other countries could not. Kudos!

    2. Bob, Portland, OR says:

      A Honduran democracy and a conservative one at that.

      Obama is clearly disapointed.

      Stand by.

    3. MPrince says:

      Go Honduran People! Pray that the American People can do the same!

    4. PBartlett, Walnut Cr says:

      Congratulations to Honduras! Democracy, the rule of law and their Constitution have won!

      Now if only our Constitution can survive!

    5. Lisa, New York says:

      Do you think the people of our country can learn something from these people? Kudos to them for standing up against such controversy and bullies! Justice prevails. I pray that our constitution will be upheld and we can survive as well!

    6. andy says:

      The turnout percentage if true is actually higher. There are a lot of Hondurans living in the US. Many of them appear on the list of eligible voters. I noticed several just in the barrio in which we live. To be fair these people could change there address with the TSE and have become eligible to vote in the US. At the same time, they were only 6 US cities where Hondurans could have voted. So far many it is just too far away. If you take into consideration this argument then the reality of the turnout is 70-75%

    7. Phyllis Irons , Mich says:

      We the American people can if we put God back incharge of our country. GOD BLESS AMERICA

    8. Linda Carlsbad, CA says:

      I couldn't be happier, I've been worried about the Hondurans. I was so proud of them throwing the wantabe dictator out. We have a government that doesn't listen to the people, that doesn't go by our constitution. We have the same situation happening in the United States. We know it, that is why all us American's were rooting for the people, not the dictator! Obama wanted the dictator to win, whats up with that Obama?

    9. judy, new jersey says:

      great going Honduras Iam very sorry our President stopped giving your country support. What is his problem he should not be going with a dictator.

      Not in this country or your country. I am glad you booted that guy out let all the dictator's go to some abandoned island and fight it out ruling each other and we do not care who wins.

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