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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 »

8 Children from San Pedro Sula, Honduras Killed in Past Month

8 Children from San Pedro Sula, Honduras Killed in Past Month

Authorities suspect that gangs were behind the recent killings of eight children in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, Honduras' attorney general said Friday. Prosecutors are "investigating the reason" for the murders, Oscar Chinchilla told reporters. continue reading »

Honduran Media Executive Murdered in His Home

Honduran Media Executive Murdered in His Home

A Radio Progreso executive who had received protection since 2009 was found stabbed to death this weekend in the northern Honduran province of Yoro, Reflection, Investigation and Communications Team, or ERIC, director the Rev. Ismael Moreno said. continue reading »

Pilots Arrested in Honduras After they Abandon Private Jet at Airport

Pilots Arrested in Honduras After they Abandon Private Jet at Airport

Honduran security forces on Monday arrested two U.S. pilots who abandoned a luxury jet last week at the Roatan airport on the country's Caribbean coast, police said. continue reading »

El Salvador Questions Honduran Heliport on Disputed Island

El Salvador Questions Honduran Heliport on Disputed Island

Salvadoran President Mauricio Funes sent a formal protest to Honduran counterpart Juan Orlando Hernandez on Wednesday to protest Honduras' construction of a heliport on a Pacific island claimed by both nations. continue reading »

Gunman Attacks Pool Hall in Honduras, Leaves 4 Dead

Gunman Attacks Pool Hall in Honduras, Leaves 4 Dead

Four men were shot to death and another was wounded in an attack by a gunman in western Honduras, the police spokesman in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, Cesar Johson, announced Monday. continue reading »

Authorities Arrest 2 Men With $1.4 million Concealed in Car

Authorities Arrest 2 Men With $1.4 million Concealed in Car

Honduran authorities said that two citizens who were arrested this week near Tegucigalpa and sent to jail had more than $1.4 million hidden in the two vehicles they were driving. continue reading »

5 Men Killed, 3 Wounded While Playing Soccer in Honduras

5 Men Killed, 3 Wounded While Playing Soccer in Honduras

Five young men were killed and three others wounded when assailants opened fire at people playing soccer in a village on the outskirts of this capital, a Honduran police spokesperson told reporters Thursday. continue reading »

Honduran Officials Detain 38 Cubans, 1 Ecuadorian En Route to U.S.

Honduran Officials Detain 38 Cubans, 1 Ecuadorian En Route to U.S.

Honduran authorities detained 38 Cubans and an Ecuadorian in the southern and western parts of the country when the migrants tried to travel without documents from this Central American nation to the United States, police officials said. continue reading »

Murders of Women Up 65 Percent in Honduras

Murders of Women Up 65 Percent in Honduras

Murders of women increased 65 percent between 2010 and 2013 in Honduras and 95 percent of those crimes have gone unpunished, feminist organizations here said in the runup to International Woman's Day. continue reading »

Violent Weekend in Honduras Leaves 39 Dead

Violent Weekend in Honduras Leaves 39 Dead

A weekend of violence across Honduras left at least 39 people dead, the head of operations and strategy for the national police said Monday. continue reading »