A report found that 16 of those killed, including two children, were shot dead by security forces and that the actions by the military police “may amount to extra-judicial killings.”
“Over the same period, Honduras has seen the largest increase in military spending of any country in the Western Hemisphere.”
The OAS has never before issued such a clear negative technical report and explicitly called for elections to be rerun.
Our taking over of the streets in Honduras is not a response to any strategy of the opposition to Juan Orlando Hernández. On the contrary, I think that the opposition themselves is surprised at the Honduran people’s actions.