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Clash Over Land Dispute in Honduras Kills Peasant, Injures Security Guard

A peasant died and a security guard was shot and wounded when a group tried to occupy a palm-oil plantation in Honduras's Caribbean region, police said. continue reading »

Police Press Agent Murdered in Honduras, Investigators Looking for Gunmen

A police press affairs officer was gunned down in Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, transit police spokesman Kemel Ordoñez said. continue reading »

Body of Labor Union Leader Found in Well in Honduras

The body of the president of the union at the National Autonomous University of Honduras was found in a well in the eastern city of Juticalpa, relatives said. continue reading »

Mine Pollution Harming Health of Honduran Community

Pollution of water sources from gold mining activity has harmed the health of most of the residents of a central Honduran valley, where skin and eye ailments and eve continue reading »

Fiery Crash of Pickup-Truck with 23 Suspected Undocumented Immigrants Inside, Leaves 14 Dead (VIDEO)

Authorities in Goliad County, Texas are reporting a crash of a white pick up jammed with 23 passengers, that has left at least 14 dead with Fox News reporting 14 are dead. continue reading »

Sugar Cane Liquor with Methanol Kills 24 in Honduras

Honduran health authorities confirmed Tuesday that 24 people died over the past two weeks in this Central American country from drinking aguardiente, a liquor distilled from sugar cane, that had been adulterated with methanol. continue reading »

U.S. Drug Agents Kill Narco in Honduras

Agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration fired the shots that killed one of the Brazilians aboard a plane carrying more than two tons of cocaine that was forced down in Honduras last week, the American embassy in Tegucigalpa said Monday. continue reading »

Honduran Boy Thinks He’s a Dog – Is He Possessed? (VIDEO)

Dunia Ortiz, the mother of an eight year old boy from the town of Arenales, Honduras, believes her son is possessed by the devil. Her son, Michael, suddenly began behaving like a dog some three years ago. continue reading »

Legendary Lost ‘White City’ May Have Been Found in Honduras

Experts believe that the ‘Lost’ ‘White City’ in Honduras may now have been found, discovery comes after flying over the Mosquitia region of Honduras shooting billions of laser pulses at the ground continue reading »

U.S. and Central America Working to Protect Labor Rights of Immigrants Working Here

The Labor Department on Monday signed cooperation agreements with Ecuador, Honduras, Peru and The Philippines to make known and protect the labor rights of immigrants from those countries who are working in the United States. continue reading »

TV Personality Noel Valladares Gunned Down in Honduras

Television personality Noel Valladares and two companions were gunned down Monday in Tegucigalpa, Honduran police said. continue reading »

UN Urges Honduras to Stop the Killing of Lawyers, 74 Killed Past 3 Years

Two United Nations independent experts today called on the Government of Honduras to adopt concrete measures to stop the killing of lawyers in the country, stressing that they should be able to carry out their functions without risking their lives. continue reading »

Honduran Marital Art Champ Arrested for Strangling Five People

A martial arts expert who has been a fugitive from justice since May 2010 and is accused of strangling five people was arrested by Honduran police, authorities said. continue reading »

More Fires in Honduras - This Time Three Public Markets Burn to the Ground

At least eight people were injured in a terrifying trio of fires that broke out in three public markets in this capital, the local fire department said. continue reading »

ATF to Help Honduras Investigate Deadly Prison Fire

At the request of the Honduran government, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today activated its International Response Team (IRT) to investigate the fire that swept through a national correctional facility in Comayagua, Honduras continue reading »

UN Urging Latin America to Address Issue of Prison Overcrowding

A United Nations human rights official today called on Latin American countries to tackle the problem of prison overcrowding in the wake of an overnight fire at a jail in Honduras that killed hundreds of inmates. continue reading »

International Outcry Over Honduras Prison Fire, President Vows Full Investigation

The fire that killed more than 300 inmates at the Comayagua prison farm in central Honduras will be investigated with full transparency and "international observation," President Porfirio Lobo said Wednesday. continue reading »

At Least 300 Inmates Killed in Honduras Jail Fire, Many Burned Alive

Honduran officials are reporting a deadly fire at the Comayagua prison that resulted in at least 300 prisoners being killed in the overnight blaze, many suffocating and burning in their cells. continue reading »

Former Univision TV Personality, Neida Sandoval, Helping Children of Honduras

After leaving her job as newscaster on Univision television's "Despierta America" (Wake Up America) morning show, Neida Sandoval has invested her time in campaigns to help needy children. continue reading »

U.S Government Officials Meet with Honduran President Lobo

Senior U.S. government officials met with the president of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, and the president of the Honduran Congress, Juan Orlando Hernandez, on January 18 to review security continue reading »