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Honduran Presidential Guard Killed in Armed Robbery

A member of the Honduran presidential guard was fatally shot during an armed robbery in Tegucigalpa, a spokesman for President Porfirio Lobo's administration told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Honduran Police Make Large Weapons Seizure that Include Grenade-launchers

A man was apprehended Thursday as he tried to bring assault rifles, grenade-launchers and other war materiel into the Caribbean province of Colon, Honduran police said. continue reading »

REPORT: Hundreds Have Been Murdered in Honduras by Police

The chancellor of the National Autonomous University of Honduras, or Unah, reported Monday that at least 149 people have been murdered by members of the National Police over the past 23 months. continue reading »

Honduran Cop Guns Down 5 of His Fellow Police Officers Inside Station

Five Honduran police were killed Monday when one of their colleagues opened fire inside a precinct house in the Caribbean port city of La Ceiba, authorities said. continue reading »

Lawyer Representing Peasant Land Rights Cases Murdered in Honduras

Honduran attorney Antonio Trejo, who represented peasants who have attempted to reclaim land in the Caribbean province of Colon, was murdered by unknown killers in Tegucigalpa, a human rights group announced Sunday. continue reading »

More Job Opportunties Through Unique Training Programs in Honduras

Honduras is one of the poorest countries in Latin America. About 65 percent of its 8 million people live in poverty. Informality prevails in its labor market, affecting particularly the young, women and persons with limited education. continue reading »

Honduras Obtains $180 Million in Loans to Reform Pension System & Prepare for Natural Disasters

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved three loans for Honduras for a total of $180 million to support reforms to the pension system continue reading »

Spain Grants $25 Million to Honduras for Rural Water & Sanitation Improvements

Honduras will receive a $25 million grant from the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin America and the Caribbean to expand and improve drinking water and sanitation services in rural communities with fewer than 2,000 people, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said today. The Honduran government will contribute $2.5 million to the program. continue reading »

NARCO NEWS:  Cocaine Sub Located in Honduras with $250 Million Worth of Drugs Aboard

The Honduran government with assistance from a U.S. Coast Guard patrol have seized a submarine with tons of cocaine aboard. The submarine-like water craft appears to be made of fiberglass and was found about 50 feet below the water surface in the province of Gracias a Dios (Thanks to God). continue reading »

Highlighting One of Honduras’ Major Social Ills – Child Labour

The National Institute for Professional Training in Honduras carried out various activities for the World Day Against Child Labour, held on Sunday, June 12. continue reading »

Three Honduran Mothers

In honor of Mothers Day, that sacred day, I thought I would take this opportunity to discuss the Honduran mothers in my family, women with distinct characteristics that have led equally distinct lives. continue reading »