Hondurans go to polls amid high security

Winner of the presidential race will face an uphill battle against violence and corruption.

    Hondurans are going to the polls four years after a coup removed their president from his seat.

    The army and police have taken extensive securtiy measures for the vote.

    Xiomara Castro, the wife of ousted President Manuel Zelaya, is the rival of Juan Orlando Hernandez, the candidate of the the ruling conservative party.

    The winner of the elections will face an uphill battle in a country racked with violence and corruption.

    Al Jazeera's Adam Raney reports from Honduran capital Tegucigalpa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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