Honduras to Elect President, Still in Shadow of U.S.-Backed Coup
The Honduran presidential election is coming up November 28, and the leftist LIBRE candidate Xiomara Castro is in the lead. But the country is still plagued by the effects of the U.S.-orchestrated coup in 2009, and elections since the coup have had wide-scale fraud. Can Castro prevail? Zoe Alexandra, co-editor of Peoples Dispatch & journalist covering social movements and left politics in Latin America and the Caribbean, explains.