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Ruling party candidate concedes defeat to Castro in Honduran election

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The ruling party’s candidate in the Honduran presidential election, Nasry Asfura, on Tuesday conceded defeat to left-wing opposition candidate Xiomara Castro. “I said many times that I have no enemies, because all the other candidates are and will continue to be my friends,” Asfura, who is the mayor of the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, said in a tweet which also carried photos of the candidate congratulating Castro. “Today I met with Xiomara Castro and her entire family; I went to her house to congratulate her personally and I have just congratulated her on her triumph and as president-elect.”…

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