In a partial recount of 4,753 ballot boxes, the conservative Hernandez won 50.1 percent of the votes, against some 31.5 percent for his rival Salvador Nasralla.
The 26 November general election has plunged the country into a political crisis following claims of fraud from the opposition candidate Nasralla and violence on the streets.
Former Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga and head of the OAS mission to Honduras says that electoral authorities should carry out a wider recount after a ballot count pointed to a win for incumbent Juan Orlando Hernandez.
Television personality Salvador Nasralla, who is rival to incumbent President Hernandez, calls for a repeat of presidential elections under the supervision of an international electoral tribunal.
The delayed presidential vote count sparked unrest amid opposition accusations of electoral fraud.
Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla accuses incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez of trying to steal the country's disputed election by faking poll results.
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