Xiomara Castro appears set to become the first female president of Honduras. Photo: Bloomberg
Xiomara Castro appears set to become the first female president of Honduras. Photo: Bloomberg
Taiwan

As leftist claims victory in Honduran vote, Taiwan may be about to lose another ally to Beijing

  • Xiomara Castro declared herself the winner as ballots continue to be tallied – if confirmed she will be the country’s first female president
  • She has pledged to ‘immediately open diplomatic connections with China’; Taipei says it will respect the outcome and the new government’s decision

Topic |   Taiwan
Xiomara Castro appears set to become the first female president of Honduras. Photo: Bloomberg
Xiomara Castro appears set to become the first female president of Honduras. Photo: Bloomberg
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