Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, grappling with a recent wave of prison killings, had ordered the army and the police on Tuesday to take full control of the country's 27 prisons, which are badly overcrowded with some 21,000 inmates.
A November vote which was marred by accusations of electoral fraud sparks protests in Honduras as the country prepares for a national strike ahead of the inauguration ceremony for President Juan Orlando Hernandez.
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.
Tropical storm Nate is set to become a Category 1 hurricane, by the time it hits the US central Gulf Coast.
About 25 fans were also injured when hundreds of fans tried to force their way in to watch the Honduran league championship game between Motagua and Honduras Progreso, officials say.
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