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Apocalypse Tourists Flocking to Mayan Site in Honduras for 2012

Apocalypse Tourists Flocking to Mayan Site in Honduras for 2012

While some Hondurans interpret the Mayan calendar countdown as presaging the end of the world in 2012, the city of Copan Ruinas in western Honduras is getting ready for a big celebration for the thousands of tourists expected to turn up as the count begins. continue reading »

Honduras Extradites Reputed Guatemalan Drug Lord to the US

Honduras Extradites Reputed Guatemalan Drug Lord to the US

Honduras on Thursday turned over to U.S. authorities a reputed drug kingpin from Guatemala who was arrested here in May. continue reading »

Honduras Hands Over Reputed Drug Lord to U.S.

Honduras Hands Over Reputed Drug Lord to U.S.

Honduras on Thursday turned over to U.S. authorities a reputed drug kingpin from Guatemala who was arrested here in May. Mario Ponce was taken by helicopter from the National Penitentiary, north of Tegucigalpa, to the joint U.S.-Honduran airbase at Palmerola, where U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration continue reading »

Undocumented Honduran Coercing Minor to Have Sex via Craigslist Sentenced 10 Years in Prison

Undocumented Honduran Coercing Minor to Have Sex via Craigslist Sentenced 10 Years in Prison

Dennis Sorto-Enamorado, age 30, an illegal alien from Honduras and most recently living in Louisiana, was sentenced today by to 121 months in prison continue reading »

58 Gays and Lesbians Murdered in Honduras

58 Gays and Lesbians Murdered in Honduras

Dozens of members of Honduras' gay and lesbian community gathered outside the Attorney General's Office in this capital to protest the slayings of 58 gays and lesbians this year. continue reading »

Journalists in Honduras Beaten by Cops at Protest

Journalists in Honduras Beaten by Cops at Protest

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 »

Honduras Obtains $180 Million in Loans to Reform Pension System & Prepare for Natural Disasters

Honduras Obtains $180 Million in Loans to Reform Pension System & Prepare for Natural Disasters

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved three loans for Honduras for a total of $180 million to support reforms to the pension system continue reading »

3 Die in prison brawl in Honduras

3 Die in prison brawl in Honduras

Three inmates were killed and several others wounded in a brawl at a prison in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, authorities said. continue reading »

Honduras to Open New Naval Base with Help from U.S.

Shootout in Honduras leaves 4 dead

Four people were killed Tuesday in a gunbattle between two rival criminal gangs in the central Honduran city of La Guacamaya, police said. continue reading »

Rollins Air of Honduras No Longer Allowed to Fly in EU, Deemed Unsafe

Honduran Mother finds Missing Son After Nearly 10 Years in Mexico Jail

Honduran Mother finds Missing Son After Nearly 10 Years in Mexico Jail

One of the 33 Central American mothers traveling across Mexico in search of children who disappeared en route to the United States was reunited with her missing son at a jail in the southern state of Chiapas. continue reading »

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Join us This and Every Sunday At HS-News Open Mic

Your backstage pass to HS-News showcase of emerging and established Latino musical talent. Introducing This Week From Honduras, Tropa de Baco continue reading »

Border Patrol Thwarts Smuggling of Honduran 8 and 10-Year Old Boys into U.S.

Border Patrol Thwarts Smuggling of Honduran 8 and 10-Year Old Boys into U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted a man and a woman for alleged violations of immigration law. continue reading »

Flood Victims in Honduras Receive $100,000 Donation from Ricky Martin