Campaign buttons with the photograph of presidential candidate ...
Nov 22nd, 2009
(AP) - Campaign buttons with the photograph of presidential candidate Elvin Santos, of the Liberal Party, are for sale during Santos’ closing campaign rally in Tegucigalpa, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009. Santos, a construction magnate, is the main opponent to candidate to Porfirio Lobo, a wealthy businessman who is ahead by double digits in the polls. Congress is scheduled to vote on whether to instate ousted President Manuel Zelaya on Dec. 2, days after general elections on Nov. 29. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco) -
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