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Honduras election: Rival candidates claim victory

Both of the main presidential candidates in the Honduras election have claimed victory in the poll.

With more than half of votes declared, the conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez leads with about 34%, while Xiomara Castro has 28%, say election officials.

But Ms Castro, the wife of ousted ex-president Manuel Zelaya, told reporters that she had won.

Will Grant reports from Tegucigalpa.

  • 25 Nov 2013
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