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Hemorrhagic Dengue Leads to 2 Deaths in Honduras

Two people have died so far this year from hemorrhagic dengue in Honduras, Health Minister Roxana Araujo said. The cases occurred in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras, Araujo said, without providing additional details. continue reading »

Honduran Prosecutor’s Murder Shakes Country

Even in a country that suffers an average of 20 murders a day, the assassination of a veteran prosecutor has left Honduras stunned. continue reading »

U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for Hondurans, Nicaraguans

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has extended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Honduras and Nicaragua for an additional 18 months, beginning July 6, 2013, and ending Jan. 5, 2015. continue reading »

53 Lawyers Murdered in Honduras Over 2-Year Period

Fifty-three attorneys were murdered in Honduras during the period 2010-2012 and more than 95 of the crimes remain unsolved, the Central American nation's human rights commissioner said Friday. continue reading »

Mexican Marines Rescue 104 Central American Kidnapped Migrants

Marines found 104 Honduran and Salvadoran migrants in Nuevo Laredo, a border city in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, the Navy Secretariat said. continue reading »

4 Gunned Down at Pizza Joint in Honduras

Gunmen killed four people at a pizzeria in San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras, the National Police said. The two gunmen entered the restaurant on Saturday, walked to the table where the four young men were eating and opened fire. continue reading »

Honduras to Improve its Principal Highway CA-5 Norte

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of a $17.2 million loan to support the widening and improvement of CA-5 Norte, the principal highway in Honduras. continue reading »

Honduran Mother Looking to Reunite with Daughter Pleads to Let Her Stay in Spain

Wendy, a Honduran residing in Spain, had not seen her 5-year-old daughter for four years, and after waiting 29 hours for Spanish immigration authorities to let the girl leave Madrid-Barajas Airport, now hopes she can stay in the country. continue reading »

Latin America News: Gunmen Kill Honduran Mayor and Family Member

The mayor of the central Honduran city of Esquias, his father and two other people were gunned down Sunday, police said. continue reading »

Panama, Honduras Arrest Colombian Drug Kingpins

Two drug kingpins operating from the Colombian island of San Andres were captured in Honduras and Panama, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday. continue reading »

Latin America News:  State Dept Plans Diplomatic Visit to Honduras

Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations Rick Barton will travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras January 15-18. continue reading »

Latin American News:  Honduran Ambassador to Colombia Resigns Amidst Scandal

The ambassador of Honduras to Colombia, Carlos Humberto Rodriguez, resigned his post Saturday following the scandal at his country's embassy in Bogota last Dec. 20, the Honduran Foreign Ministry said. continue reading »

Honduran Ambassador to Colombia Resigns Amid Scandal

The ambassador of Honduras to Colombia, Carlos Humberto Rodriguez, resigned his post Saturday following the scandal at his country's embassy in Bogota last Dec. 20, the Honduran Foreign Ministry said. continue reading »

3 Honduran Children Burn to Death Inside their Wooden Shack Home, Left Home Alone

Three siblings died in a fire in their family's dwelling in a poor section of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, fire department spokesman Oscar Triminio said Sunday. continue reading »

Authorities Seize 15 Tons of Drugs in Honduras

Honduran authorities seized 15 tons of illegal drugs they discovered buried beneath a clandestine laboratory in the northern province of Yora, prosecutors said Thursday. continue reading »

At Least 5 Killed in Honduran Nightclub over Drug Dispute

At least five people were gunned down Sunday in a fight over drugs at a nightclub in San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras, police said. continue reading »

Indigenous, Afro-Hondurans Receive $4.4M Aid To Cope with Climate Change

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $4.4 million grant to boost indigenous and Afro-Honduran peoples’ ability to adapt to and mitigate climate change and to reduce their vulnerability to extreme weather events. continue reading »

Honduras Says Family Massacre Reports are False

Reports of the massacre of 16 members of an extended family in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho turned out to be false, police said Friday. continue reading »

Honduran Sentenced to 28 Years for 2010 Murder of Journalist

A Honduran court on Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April 2010 during the course of a robbery. continue reading »

U.S. Diplomats to Visit Honduras to Discuss Human Rights Issues

Under Secretary MarĂ­a Otero will travel to Tegucigalpa, Honduras from September 12-14, 2012. continue reading »