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Police Investigating Murder of Evangelical Minister in Honduras

Police Investigating Murder of Evangelical Minister in Honduras

An evangelical minister was gunned down Wednesday by unidentified assailants in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, police said. continue reading »

Honduras Gets New Militarized Police Force, Help Combat Soaring Murder Rate

Honduras Gets New Militarized Police Force, Help Combat Soaring Murder Rate

Honduras' new militarized force began operations Monday with a mission to improve public safety in a nation of 8.5 million people that has a murder rate nearly 10 times the global average. continue reading »

Honduran Police Discover 3 Charred Bodies in Vehicle

Honduran Police Discover 3 Charred Bodies in Vehicle

The charred bodies of two men and a woman were discovered Monday inside a vehicle in the Honduran capital, a police spokesman said. The bodies had their hands bound and each bore "several machete wounds," he said, adding that the car was found abandoned near the Nacional soccer stadium. continue reading »

Spain Donates $1.2 Million to Network of Multimedia Centers in Honduras

Spain Donates $1.2 Million to Network of Multimedia Centers in Honduras

Spain will contribute $1.2 million to a project that will create the National Network of Multimedia Centers for the socioeconomic development of Honduras, according to an accord signed in Tegucigalpa, diplomatic sources said. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Man found Decapitatated in Honduras, Uncle of Murdered 3 Year Old

Blog del Narco: Man found Decapitatated in Honduras, Uncle of Murdered 3 Year Old

Honduran authorities on Monday found the decapitated body of a man who was the uncle of a 3-year-old boy kidnapped and murdered last August in the northern part of the country. A police spokesman told reporters that the body of Rafael Castillo, 42, was found on Monday morning along a stretch of highway leading to the northern Honduran province of Yoro. continue reading »

US Coastguard Detains 51 Haitians  Upon Illegal Arrival in Puerto Rico

US Coastguard Detains 51 Haitians Upon Illegal Arrival in Puerto Rico

Fifty-one people - 39 men and 12 women, all of Haitian nationality - were detained Tuesday by Puerto Rican and U.S. authorities when the group arrived illegally on the Caribbean island. Puerto Rican police said that the detentions were conducted on the Desecheo islet by agents with the police's Joint Forces of Rapid Action and U.S. Customs and Border Protection. continue reading »

Pope Francis Meets with President Porfiiro Lobo Sosa of Honduras

Pope Francis Meets with President Porfiiro Lobo Sosa of Honduras

This morning in the Vatican Pope Francis met privately with Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa. This is one in a series of audiences the Pope has had with Latin American leaders. continue reading »

Attorney Murdered in Northern Honduras

Attorney Murdered in Northern Honduras

The shooting death of an attorney in the northern city of San Pedro Sula brought to 67 the number of lawyers slain in Honduras since the beginning of 2010, police said Wednesday. continue reading »

Reappearance of Hawksbill Sea Turtle Puzzles Central American Scientists

Reappearance of Hawksbill Sea Turtle Puzzles Central American Scientists

Scientists are trying to explain the reappearance in Central America's Gulf of Fonseca of the Eastern Pacific Hawksbill sea turtle, a species that many specialists considered virtually extinct, officials said. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Honduras on Your 192nd Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Honduras on Your 192nd Year of Independence

Today, all of Honduras is celebrating and rejoicing its 192-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500's and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the island with smallpox continue reading »

“King of Cocaine” Movie on Pablo Escobar Moves Forward – John Leguizamo to Play Lead

“King of Cocaine” Movie on Pablo Escobar Moves Forward – John Leguizamo to Play Lead

The on-again-off again movie about Colombia’s notorious narco Pablo Escobar is ready to move forward according to Deadline.com. Relativity Media has signed on to distribute “King of Cocaine” that is to be directed by Brad Furman. The movie is expected to start production early next year. continue reading »

Honduras Upsets Mexico 2-1 in World Cup Qualifier

Honduras Upsets Mexico 2-1 in World Cup Qualifier

Honduras pulled off a major upset of Mexico in World Cup qualifying, stunning El Tri 2-1 at Estadio Azteca to improve its chances of securing an automatic berth in Brazil. continue reading »

Bus Crash in Northern Honduras Leaves 2 Dead and 8 Injured

Bus Crash in Northern Honduras Leaves 2 Dead and 8 Injured

Two people died and eight others were injured on a highway in northern Honduras when the bus in which they were riding overturned, police said on Sunday. continue reading »

Freight Train Carrying Undocumented Central American Migrants Derails in Mexico, Numerous Killed

Freight Train Carrying Undocumented Central American Migrants Derails in Mexico, Numerous Killed

At least five people, including a Honduran migrant, were killed and 35 others injured when the freight train known as "La Bestia" derailed Sunday in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco, officials said. continue reading »

Homeland Security Arrests 207 Gang Members in Central America Operation

Homeland Security Arrests 207 Gang Members in Central America Operation

More than 200 alleged transnational criminal street gang members and associates were arrested in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras during a 60-day enforcement operation spearheaded by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Central American law enforcement. continue reading »