Hemisphere Focus - Vol. 09, Issue 8 — December 4, 2001
Honduras Alert - President-elect Vows to Fight Crime
December 4, 2001
Hondurans picked Ricardo Maduro of the Partido Nacionalista (PN) as their new president. The opposition leader faces a bevy of challenges, including record crime rates, widespread poverty, and the lingering effects of destruction wrought by Hurricane Mitch in 1998.