A Closer Look at Honduras' Presidential Election with CEPR's Alex Main by Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod published on 2017-11-28T18:52:13Z The results of the recent presidential election in Honduras have shocked and shaken the political establishment in the U.S. and around the world. Although results are not yet official, opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla has taken a 5-point lead over U.S. establishment-allied incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez, who national polls predicted would win. Despite being 5-points behind, Hernandez is declaring himself as winner. Here to discuss the election, we welcome back Alex Main, an expert on Latin and Central America. He is the Senior Associate for International Policy at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.