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Leftist claims victory in Honduran vote, setting up a showdown with National Party

Added 11-29-21 02:07:01am EST - “The leftist opposition candidate claimed victory in Sunday's presidential election, while the National Party also said its candidate had won. Complete results may not be known for days.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Leftist claims victory in Honduran vote, setting up a showdown with National Party”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Free Party presidential candidate Xiomara Castro greets her supporters after general elections, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sunday. Castro claimed victory, setting up a showdown with the National Party which said its candidate had won a vote that could end the conservative party's 12 years in power. Moises Castillo/AP hide caption

Free Party presidential candidate Xiomara Castro greets her supporters after general elections, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Sunday. Castro claimed victory, setting up a showdown with the National Party which said its candidate had won a vote that could end the conservative party's 12 years in power.

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro claimed victory in Honduras' presidential election Sunday, setting up a showdown with the National Party which said its candidate had won a vote that could end the conservative party's 12 years in power.

"We win! We win!" Castro, Honduras' former first lady who is making her third presidential run, told cheering Liberty and Re-foundation party supporters. "Today the people have made justice. We have reversed authoritarianism."

Honduras' long-ruling National Party announced on its Twitter account that its candidate, Tegucigalpa Mayor Nasry Asfura, had won.

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