Honduras Struggles Through Political Crisis As Protesters Claim Electoral Fraud

Honduras was dealing with a rippling political crisis on Wednesday as its president, a tough-on-crime U.S. ally, edged ahead of his rival in the election results while protesters for his TV star rival filled the streets, according to Reuters. It’s been three days since the polls closed in Honduras’ presidential election but with a fifth of ballots still left to count amid growing international concern, there was still no clear winner between center-right President Juan Orlando Hernandez and challenger TV host Salvador Nasralla. Currently 82.89 percent of ballots were counted giving Hernandez 42.2 percent of the vote and Nasralla was at 42.1 percent, with the president in the lead by 3,000…