Protesters take to the streets amid calls for a new election in Honduras – LA Times

On Dec. 7, the Trump administration announced that it was certifying the Honduran government’s compliance with a program to improve human rights and corruption safeguards, freeing up millions of dollars in U.S. aid. Two days later, Heide Fulton, the top-ranking U.S. diplomat in Honduras, appeared beside the embattled electoral commission chief who critics say helped Hernandez commit fraud.