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Heritage in Honduras: Voters Speak Loud and Clear

Posted By Gerrit Lansing On November 30, 2009 @ 2:07 pm In International | Comments Disabled

Heritage’s Izzy Ortega issues his final report on yesterday’s election from Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital. More than 60% of all eligible voters [1] 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 [2]:

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

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-D34PFwmX74[/youtube]


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[1] More than 60% of all eligible voters: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125952888258868607.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLETopStories

[2] nicely summed things up: http://www.worldmag.com/webextra/16158

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