After 12 years of right-wing National Party (PN) rule, Castro's Libre party takes the reins on the challenges facing Honduras.
Nasry Asfura of ruling National Party congratulates leftist rival Xiomara Castro despite only about half of voting tallies having been counted.
The election was delayed by a month after new Covid-19 infections in Auckland. A record number of voters have already cast their ballots in advance.
Candidate Luis Lacalle Pou was shown to have won by about 30,000 votes, while the amount of contested ballots is around 35,000. A recount will start on Tuesday and might delay the result until Friday.
New Zealand's prime minister has been rightly applauded for her response to the attacks against Muslims in New Zealand, but that shouldn't obscure the fact that she has helped to empower anti-Muslim bigotry in her rise to power.
Australian police said that the counter-terrorism teams raided two homes linked to the mass shooting that killed at least 50 people at two New Zealand mosques last week.
After weeks of pressure over his extra-marital affair with his former media secretary, Barnaby Joyce says he will quit his post on Monday.
Barnaby Joyce who has campaigned on "family values" and who has been married for 24 years, is facing calls from within his own party to step down following an extramarital affair.
The 2009 military coup created the context for the current electoral coup. Since then, successive presidents have cemented the position of the National Party by putting in place a panoply of measures that would make Machiavelli blush.
The delayed presidential vote count sparked unrest amid opposition accusations of electoral fraud.
Contrary to most recent exit poll prediction, Opposition Alliance candidate Salvador Nasralla leads the election with 45.7 percent.
The poll by a private TV network gives a strong lead to President Hernandez
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