Honduras police tear gas anti re-election protesters



Clashes broke out in Honduras on Monday as police fired tear gas on demonstrators blocking highway toll stations in protest against efforts by the ruling party to enable presidential re-election and keep the incumbent Juan Hernandez in power.
The protesters were also demonstrating against increases in highway toll rates and the cost of electricity.
Urged on by the opposition Liberty and Refoundation Party (LIBRE), protesters took toll stations in the centre and north of the Central American country, sparking clashes in which at least 14 people were arrested, a police official said.
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3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Reuters
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