The first preliminary results confirmed the previous surveys and the wind in favor of the opposition alliance. At 42% of the scrutiny, Xiomara Castro reached 53.48% of the votes, almost 20 points above the official Nasry Asfura, mayor of the capital Tegucigalpa, with 33.98%.
Third, very distanciated, the liberal Yani Rosenthal was included, with 9.10% of the support. A transcendental electoral result, since in the ten previous elections they have been distributed between the two traditional parties, the National Party officer (PN) and the Liberal Party, with five legislatures each. Bipartisism seems hurt of death in Honduras.
"The people have done justice, we reversed authoritarianism and continuism, we are going to form a government of national reconciliation, peace and justice. We are going to build a new era", cried out the woman of Mel Zelaya For His Followers, determined to Extend the hand to the different sectors of the country, including defeated officials.
Castro invoked a national dialogue from tomorrow (on Monday) in search of "responding to so much need". The Electoral Winner also started the applause from the closest with references to participatory and direct democracy, usual terms in the revolutions that supported her husband in her 12-year-old journey after the coup d'éat of 2009. "The people It will be the eternal leader, I will call a permanent dialogue with the people, "he said.
The opposition alliance croward not only becomes the first woman who presides over Honduras in its history, also in the only one at the front of a country throughout Latin America. The coalition that she leads has favored historical participation, above three million voters, almost 69%.
The desire for change and the powerful vote of punishment against the administration of the rightist Juan Orlando Hernández, stained by corruption and drug trafficking. To the dessert he has further the Hartazgo before the multiple complaints against the current Government, added to his inefficiency in the fight against poverty, that the wounds open 12 years ago.
"We won!" Saled Victoria The Mel Zelaya, husband of Castro and founder of the Freedom and Refounding Party (free), shortly after closing the electoral centers, to make it clear that it is still the strong man on the Honduran left.
Free heads the coalition Alliance of Opposition next to the Salvador Party (PSH), from Salvador Nasralla (loser four years ago between complaints of fraud and after force Hernández the Constitution to present himself to a second term), the Centralist Match of Innovation and Unity (Pinu ) and a group of liberal leaders.
Around the presidential couple the same resistance team is configured after the coup, when Zelaya, who was elected in 2005 as a candidate of the Liberal Party, was taken out of the bed by the military and sent to Costa Rica, after wanting to force A Constituent Assembly in the shadow of Chavism. It is precisely Nicolás Maduro, then chancellor, another of the indirect winners of these elections, in starring a historic vendetta after 12 years of crossing in the desert of the friend and ally of him.
"At 12 years of the coup against Brother Manuel Zelaya, the people of Morazan retakes the way of hope giving him a historic victory to President Elect, Xiomara Castro. The Big Homeland celebrates the triumph of democracy and peace in Honduras "He celebrated Maduro as soon as he held the results.
In the free headquarters a party was unleashed even before confirmation of the results. Thousands of Hondurans threw themselves to the streets to celebrate the fall of a national party, which refused to recognize defeat. The screams of "Yes could!" They mixed with those of "Xiomara, Xiomara!", Including the usual bursts of fireworks.Date Of Update: 29 November 2021, 14:56