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Report: Honduran Murder Rate is 10x Global Average

Report: Honduran Murder Rate is 10x Global Average

Honduras suffered 85.5 homicides for every 100,000 residents in 2012, compared with a global median rate of 8.8 murders per 100,000, the Violence Observatory at the N continue reading »

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

ICE: 116 Criminal Aliens Arrested by Tulsa-based Officers in 2012

The local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the arrest of 116 foreign nationals with criminal convictions during calendar year 2012. continue reading »

Honduras to Improve its Principal Highway CA-5 Norte

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 »

“Motorcycle Diaries” Inspire New Men’s Collection by Carlos Campos

“Motorcycle Diaries” Inspire New Men’s Collection by Carlos Campos

he convulsive decade of the 1960s, remembered for its protest movements, inspired the fall-winter collection of men's clothing presented by Honduran designer Carlos Campos at New York Fashion Week. continue reading »

Honduran Agriculture School Prepares Its Students For Agro-Industry

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 »

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

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 »

HONDURAS: Murder of Young People on the Rise, About 76 Killed Each Month

HONDURAS: Murder of Young People on the Rise, About 76 Killed Each Month

Hondurans under the age of 23 are being murdered at the rate of 76 a month, compared with 45 youth homicides monthly in 1998, the Honduras branch of Covenant House says in a report released here Thursday. continue reading »

Mexican Authorities Detain Honduran Migrants Enroute to U.S.

Mexican Authorities Detain Honduran Migrants Enroute to U.S.

Federal Police officers detained 15 Honduran migrants in Tamaulipas, a state in northeastern Mexico, who were planning to enter the United States, the Government Secretariat said. continue reading »

Clinton Curtis Band to Travel to Latin America as Part of American Music Abroad Program

Clinton Curtis Band to Travel to Latin America as Part of American Music Abroad Program

The New York-based Clinton Curtis Band will tour Central and South America, and the Caribbean as part of the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs American Music Abroad Program, organized by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. continue reading »

Latin America News: Gunmen Kill Honduran Mayor and Family Member

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

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

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

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

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 »

North Carolina Surgeon Donates Medical Equipment, Trains Hospital Staff in Central America

North Carolina Surgeon Donates Medical Equipment, Trains Hospital Staff in Central America

A Hungarian cardiac surgeon with a "Latino heart" is directing from North Carolina a program that donates medical equipment to hospitals in Central America and provides training for their staffs. continue reading »