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¡Felicidades! Honduras on Your 192nd Year of Independence

Today, all of Honduras is celebrating and rejoicing its 192-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox continue reading »

Bus Crash in Northern Honduras Leaves 2 Dead and 8 Injured

Two people died and eight others were injured on a highway in northern Honduras when the bus in which they were riding overturned, police said on Sunday. continue reading »

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 Agriculture School Prepares Its Students For Agro-Industry

Escuela Agricola Panamericana, whose motto has been "learning by doing" since it was founded 71 years ago, started its 2013 term with 1,290 students, the majority of them Latin Americans, from 15 countries. continue reading »

Former Diplomat’s Son Murdered in Honduras

A son of Honduras' former ambassador to the Organization of American States, Carlos Sosa Coello, was fatally shot Friday, his father said. continue reading »

Aspiring Honduran Journalist Murdered For His Laptop

An aspiring journalist was killed in Tegucigalpa Thursday when he resisted assailants who wanted to take his laptop computer, Honduran police said. continue reading »

Honduran Teachers Surround Education Ministry in Protest

A group of teachers surrounded the Honduran education ministry on Thursday in response to a government threat to punish them if they mount protests in schools. continue reading »

OLYMPICS: Honduras Eliminates Spanish Soccer Team

Spain was eliminated from the Olympic soccer tournament Sunday after losing to Honduras 1-0 and failing to score any points in its first two games. continue reading »

Shooting at Maximum Security Prison Wounds 3 in Honduras

At least three inmates were wounded, one of them seriously, in a shooting Tuesday at the Honduran national penitentiary in Valle de Tamara, warden Ismael Colindres said. continue reading »

Honduran Hospital Network Receives $30 M Loan Benefiting 29,000 Women, 12,500 Newborns

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will provide $30 million to help finance the maternal and child hospital network in the departments of Intibucá, Lempira, and Valle in southwestern Honduras, one of the poorest areas of the country. The goal is help reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in hospitals and improve coverage and quality of services through an innovative management model. continue reading »

Honduras Investing in Violence Prevention and Citizen Security

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $60 million loan to help the government of Honduras improve citizen security at the national and municipal levels. continue reading »

Police Evict 100 Honduran Land Squatters, Arrest 30

At least 30 peasants, mostly women, were arrested in northern Honduras after the removal of about 100 farm laborers who had refused to vacate private land used for growing sugar cane, police said. continue reading »

2 Suspects Apprehended In Connection With Murder of Honduran Journalist

Two people have been arrested and two others are being sought in connection with the abduction and murder of journalist Alfredo Villatoro, the head of the Honduran National Police said. continue reading »

Human Rights Group Condemns Murder of Journalist and LGBTI Activist in Honduras

The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, the Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders and the Unit for the rights of persons LGBTI of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) condemn the murder of Eric Alex Martínez Ávila, continue reading »

Alien Smuggling Ringleader Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

A 27-year-old southwest Texas man was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Monday for alien smuggling that resulted in the death of a Honduran national. The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) with the assistance of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Border Patrol. continue reading »

Cuban Government Once Again Denies Blogger Yoani Sanchez an Exit Visa

The Cuban government has again denied dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez permission to leave the country, which on this occasion she requested for a trip to Brazil where she was invited to the premiere of a documentary. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Independence Day and National Hispanic Heritage Month

The 15th of September marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, 30 days celebrating the Latino culture and heritage shared by over 50 million Americans. Even before President Lyndon Johnson chose the 15th as the start of Hispanic Heritage Week in the 1960s continue reading »

Olsen Twins Visit Honduras To Give Shoes To Children (VIDEO)

Mary-Kate and Ashley’s “The Row” partnered with TOMS, the company that gives away a pair of kids’ shoes per every pair of shoes sold on their site. continue reading »

Leon Cathedral in Nicaragua Added to Distinguished UNESCO World Heritage Site List

The United Nations has added cultural sites in Ukraine, Mongolia, France and Nicaragua to the World Heritage List, closing out this year’s selection with a total of 25 sites, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reported today. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. continue reading »