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Honduras crisis shines spotlight on Central America’s problems

Friday, December 1, 2017

Five months ago, in a rare display of inter-American fraternity, US vice-president Mike Pence told a gathering of Central American leaders in Miami: “Your success is our success.”

Those words have since turned sour as part of the region has descended into turmoil.

This week Honduras, the country that inspired the phrase “banana republic”, has been convulsed by a disputed election and allegations of voter fraud.

Source: Financial Times