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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 »

Honduran Police Make Large Weapons Seizure that Include Grenade-launchers

Honduran Police Make Large Weapons Seizure that Include Grenade-launchers

A man was apprehended Thursday as he tried to bring assault rifles, grenade-launchers and other war materiel into the Caribbean province of Colon, Honduran police said. continue reading »

British Firm One Step Closer to Oil Exploration in Honduras

British Firm One Step Closer to Oil Exploration in Honduras

Honduras' government has signed a memorandum of understanding with British multinational BG Group covering oil and gas exploration in the northeastern jungle region of La Mosquitia, which borders Nicaragua. continue reading »

3 Honduran Children Burn to Death Inside their Wooden Shack Home, Left Home Alone

3 Honduran Children Burn to Death Inside their Wooden Shack Home, Left Home Alone

Three siblings died in a fire in their family's dwelling in a poor section of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, fire department spokesman Oscar Triminio said Sunday. continue reading »

Former Diplomat’s Son Murdered in Honduras

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 »