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HONDURAS: Deputy Mayor of La Masica Shot, Killed

The deputy mayor of the Caribbean coastal town of La Masica was fatally shot on Tuesday, a Honduran police source told Efe. continue reading »

Honduras Upsets Mexico 2-1 in World Cup Qualifier

Honduras pulled off a major upset of Mexico in World Cup qualifying, stunning El Tri 2-1 at Estadio Azteca to improve its chances of securing an automatic berth in Brazil. continue reading »

Homeland Security Arrests 207 Gang Members in Central America Operation

More than 200 alleged transnational criminal street gang members and associates were arrested in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras during a 60-day enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Central American law enforcement. continue reading »

Honduran Jury Convicts 3 for Massacre of Factory Workers

Three gang members were found guilty Friday in the shooting deaths of 18 workers at a shoe factory in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula. continue reading »

Teen Mom Prepares to Deliver Twins, Has Triplets in Honduras

An 18-year-old woman who was expecting twins got a big surprise when she gave birth to triplets instead at a hospital in Tegucigalpa, Honduran media reported. continue reading »

Multiple Companies Interested in Interoceanic Train Construction in Honduras

At least three foreign companies are interested in taking part in the construction of an interoceanic train line running across Honduras from the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean, officials said. continue reading »

American Businessman Kidnapped in Southern Honduras

A U.S. businessman was kidnapped Friday in southern Honduras, a source in the National Police told the media. Peter Jackson, who owns a hotel in the northern city of San Pedro Sula and shrimp fisheries in Choluteca, was snatched by armed assailants who intercepted his vehicle on a road in the San Bernardo district. continue reading »

Small Bomb Goes Off Near Honduran President’s Home

No one was hurt when a bomb went off near the private residence of President Porfirio Lobo, Honduran police said Friday. continue reading »

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Judge Mireya Mendoza in Honduras

Bairon Martinez, suspected murderer of Judge Mireya Mendoza in the northern Honduran city of El Progreso, has been arrested, officials said Sunday. continue reading »

Honduran Police Rescue 3 Kidnapped Children, 2 Adults

Honduran police on Wednesday rescued five people, including three children and their mother, who had been kidnapped some hours earlier in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, police said. continue reading »

Kidnapped Honduran Professor, Journaist Found Dismembered in Sugar Cane Field

The Honduran Attorney General's Office confirmed on Wednesday that the remains found this week in the northern part of the country are those of a journalist who was kidnapped June 24. continue reading »

Canadian, 2 Americans, 5 Hondurans Rescued After 4 Days Adrift

A Canadian, two Americans and five Hondurans were found alive Wednesday in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras, where the speedboat they were riding on disappeared last weekend, authorities said. continue reading »

Due to Surge of Illegal Border Crossers – Honduras Opens up Diplomatic Post at Border City

The Honduran government is responding to the increase in illegal border crossers at the Texas-Mexico border and is now opening up a diplomatic post in McAllen, Texas to service those immigrants. continue reading »

Ex-President Leads March in Honduras on Anniversary of Coup

Former President Manuel Zelaya led a march in the Honduran capital to mark Friday's fourth anniversary of the coup that ousted him. continue reading »

$50 Million Loan to Expand Healthcare Coverage, Health Services in Honduras

Honduras will utilize a $50 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to improve access to quality health services, especially in poor rural areas, enabling the government to double the number of beneficiaries by 2015. continue reading »

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

Nine illegal Honduran immigrants who apparently "belong to Central American gangs dedicated to extortion and robberies of migrants" have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two Hondurans in southern Mexico, officials said. continue reading »

2 Honduran Migrants Murdered on Mexican Train

Two Honduran women traveling with other migrants on a train in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas have been killed, state prosecutors said. continue reading »

Honduran Authorities Discover Bodies of Kidnapped Teens

Three young kidnap victims were found murdered Thursday in northern Honduras, authorities said. The bodies of Elias Canales and Osmar Murcia, both 17, and Jairo Rivera, 18, were dumped on a highway in San Pedro Sula, a police spokesman told journalists. continue reading »

Mexican Woman Arrested For Migrant Smuggling

A woman was arrested while trying to smuggle eight undocumented Honduran minors into the United States, Mexico's INM immigration agency said Wednesday. continue reading »

HONDURAS: 4.7 Earthquake, Aftershock Damage Numerous Homes

At least six people were injured, 120 others evacuated and 66 dwellings damaged in an earthquake and aftershocks in Atlantida, a province on the Caribbean coast of Honduras, the emergency management office said Wednesday. continue reading »