Are the protests in Honduras becoming generalized demonstrations against Hernández, and do they threaten his ability to remain in power?
On December 19, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a discussion about the crisis in Honduras following the presidential elections. The debate featured Carlos Dada, founder of El Faro, Lisa Kubiske, former US Ambassador to Honduras and Juan Gonzalez, associate vice president at the Cohen Group.
For many Hondurans, the current scene is all too familiar: it is a possible repeat of the turmoil surrounding the 2009 coup d’état, and a tragic continuation of a progressive loss of credibility in its electoral institutions.
Honduras’ corruption, security, and political challenges are substantial—and no simple solution will solve all of them.