New street protests erupted in the Honduran capital as a top official ruled out a new election on Monday following a bitter fight for the presidency last month. Police fired tear gas at demonstrators who burnt tires and attacked buildings, furious over allegations of voter fraud. A day after election officials said partial recounts did not tip results in favor of TV star Salvador Nasralla over President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
> This is an autonomous and sovereign country. This is a country that is not going to do what anybody from an international organization tells it to do. I'll say it again, the only other election this country will have will be on Sunday of November 2021.>> Nasralla met with Senior US officials and the Secretary of the OAS in Washington on Monday, where he handed over alleged evidence of fraud.