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6 Die in Shootout in Honduras

6 Die in Shootout in Honduras

One police officer and five suspected gang members were killed in a gun battle in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, the Honduran security ministry said. continue reading »

U.S. Weights Granting Refugee Status to Honduran Minors

U.S. Weights Granting Refugee Status to Honduran Minors

The U.S. government is considering the possibility of granting refugee status to young Hondurans as one way of stemming the flood of unaccompanied Central American minors streaming across the border from Mexico, officials at the White House said Thursday. continue reading »

Honduras Criticized for Its Harrassment of Journalists

Honduras Criticized for Its Harrassment of Journalists

Reporters Without Borders denounced Tuesday the judicial harassment of news professionals in Honduras, asserting that journalists are being prosecuted for giving voice to minorities and reporting on subjects the authorities want to keep hidden. continue reading »

Honduras Gives Up Trying to Rescue 8 Trapped Miners

Honduras Gives Up Trying to Rescue 8 Trapped Miners

Local miners suspended once and for all their attempt to save eight of their workmates, trapped in an unregulated gold mine in southern Honduras since July 2, due to the risk of further cave-ins. continue reading »

Corrupt Honduran Cops Arrested in Double Murder

Corrupt Honduran Cops Arrested in Double Murder

Three police officers were arrested in connection with last weekend's murder of two women at a restaurant on Tegucigalpa's south side, Honduran authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexico Repatriates Over 300 Honduran Children

Mexican authorities have repatriated to Honduras 309 underage undocumented migrants so far this week, the Casa Alianza humanitarian organization said Wednesday. continue reading »

Honduras Stops Rescue Efforts for 8 Trapped Gold Miners

Honduras Stops Rescue Efforts for 8 Trapped Gold Miners

Authorities and emergency agencies on Monday indefinitely suspended the operation to rescue eight men trapped in a gold mine in southern Honduras due to the risk of new cave-ins. continue reading »

Honduras Rescues 3 of 11 Trapped Miners

Honduras Rescues 3 of 11 Trapped Miners

Three of the 11 men trapped 80 meters (262 feet) underground inside a small gold mine in southern Honduras were rescued alive Friday, the head of the Copeco emergency management office said. continue reading »

400 Kilos of Cocaine Seized in Honduras

400 Kilos of Cocaine Seized in Honduras

Police seized at least 400 kilos of cocaine hidden in the cab of a truck in northern Honduras and arrested the driver on Sunday, military police spokesman Col. German Alfaro said. continue reading »

Armed Men Attack Church Killing 2, Injuring 4 in Honduras

Armed Men Attack Church Killing 2, Injuring 4 in Honduras

Two people were killed and four others wounded when several armed men burst into a church in western Honduras and began shooting, the National Police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Ecuador Wins Word Cup Match Against Honduras 2-1

Ecuador Wins Word Cup Match Against Honduras 2-1

Ecuador got a pair of goals from striker Enner Valencia in a 2-1 victory over Honduras, which now will need a miracle to reach the World Cup knockout stage. continue reading »

Honduras Detains Cubans, Guatemalans en Route to U.S.

Honduras Detains Cubans, Guatemalans en Route to U.S.

Honduran police detained 19 Cubans and two Guatemalans on Friday in the western part of the country as they tried to travel without documents from this Central American nation to the United States. continue reading »

Report: Parts of Central America More Dangerous Than War Zones

Report: Parts of Central America More Dangerous Than War Zones

The levels of lethal violence in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are greater than in some countries suffering armed conflict, a report released in Geneva Wednesday concludes. continue reading »

Former Honduran President Wounded in Shooting

Former Honduran President Wounded in Shooting

Honduran former President Mel Zelaya, now a lawmaker and leader of the main opposition Libre party, on Tuesday denounced a shooting attack that left a Tegucigalpa city councilman wounded. continue reading »

Four Children Stabbed to Death in Separate Incidents in Limon, Honduras

Four Children Stabbed to Death in Separate Incidents in Limon, Honduras

Four children were stabbed to death Sunday in Limon, a town in the Honduran Caribbean province of Colon, police said. continue reading »