The Sister Cities-SHARE Foundation Honduras Elections Observation and Human Rights Solidarity delegation came together in El Progreso, a town outside of San Pedro Sula in northwest Honduras, on November 20th. Together, our diverse group of 50 people represented several organizations in El Salvador that work for solidarity and social justice, as well as a number of individuals from the US who have been active in solidarity work for many years. This wellspring of knowledge and experience was put to good use during what proved to be a challenging week, during which we met with resistance leaders in the Bajo Aguan and tried to understand the pr-electoral context of uncertainty and repression. Ultimately we became witnesses to widespread electoral fraud and an equally widespread media coverup.

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