Election Circus Undermines Honduran Democracy

Politicians in Honduras have been cementing the Central American country's reputation for dysfunction.

Politicians in Honduras have been cementing the Central American country's reputation for dysfunction. Four and half years ago, the Honduran military -- with a nod from Congress and the Supreme Court -- staged a coup against leftist President Manuel Zelaya in order to halt his plans for populist constitutional reform. The repercussions of that decision have made a mess of the country's recent presidential election.

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