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Honduras opposition admits defeat as US recognizes poll

Tegucigalpa, Honduras | AFP | Honduras appeared to have pulled back from the brink of crisis on Friday, after the opposition candidate admitted defeat in a disputed presidential poll and the United States recognized the incumbent as the victor. Leftist flag-bearer Salvador Nasralla conceded shortly after Honduras’ key ally Washington endorsed …

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US judge sentences Honduran ex-congressman to three years

New York, United States | AFP | A US federal judge on Friday sentenced a two-times former presidential candidate from Honduras to three years in an American prison for laundering drug proceeds from his country’s Cachiros cartel. Yani Rosenthal, 52, surrendered to US justice in October 2015, and in July pleaded …

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BUSINESS: Low prices ahead for coffee

Rising global exports and inventory levels weaken prices: ICO The International Coffee Organisation’s (ICO) has predicted low prices into the near future for both the global Robusta and Arabica crop. In its latest April report, the ICO notes that growers such as Uganda, Indonesia, Honduras, India and Peru, who  contribute …

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Defying term limit, Honduran president to run in 2017

Tegucigalpa, Honduras | AFP |  Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said Sunday he will seek re-election in 2017, reigniting debate on a single-term limit that has deeply divided the country and led to a previous president’s ouster. “I am going to be the next president of Honduras,” Hernandez said triumphantly …

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