Hernandez declared winner of disputed Honduras vote

Student supporters of Honduran presidential candidate for the leftist Libertad y Refundacion (LIBRE), Xiomara Castro, protest in Tegucigalpa, on November 27, 2013The head of Honduras' electoral tribunal declared conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez the winner of the presidential poll, amid allegations of vote-rigging from the losing leftist candidate. "These numbers that we released today clearly indicate that the winner of the general election is Juan Orlando Hernandez," said David Matamoros, president of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, on radio and television. Figures from 81.5 percent of polling stations give Hernandez 35.88 percent to Xiomara Castro's 29.14 percent.