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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 »
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 »
Several people were beaten by police and troops here Tuesday during a protest to demand justice for the 24 journalists murdered in Honduras over the last eight years, including 17 slain since January 2010. continue reading »
With thousands of supporters weathering intense heat, ousted former President of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, returned to a hero’s welcome. Zelaya had been in exile for little more than a year in the Dominican Republic after being kicked out of office and the country by a military coup. continue reading »
The five-year, $215-million aid program to Honduras which helps the country’s farming and infrastructure will not be renewed government officials stated. The program, which ended in December 2010, created over 30,000 rural jobs, trained 17,000 farmers on new farming technologies and upgraded key highways in the country. continue reading »
Honduran authorities should take concrete steps to end impunity for abuses committed after the country's 2009 coup, and to curb ongoing attacks against journalists, human rights defenders, and political activists, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. continue reading »