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American Heiress Murdered in Honduras, Husband Key Suspect

American Heiress Murdered in Honduras, Husband Key Suspect

Nedenia Dye, a U.S. businesswoman and owner of a luxury spa on the Honduran island of Roatan, was murdered and her husband is in custody as a suspect, police said Monday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Honduran Deputy Defense Minister Believes El Chapo Hiding Out There

Blog del Narco: Honduran Deputy Defense Minister Believes El Chapo Hiding Out There

Joaquin Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo," may be in Honduras, says the Honduran Deputy Defense Minister Carlos Roberto Funes, who warns that, being that the most vulnerable nation in Central America, organized crime and penetrated its institutions continue reading »

4 Female Sex Workers Gunned Down in Honduras

4 Female Sex Workers Gunned Down in Honduras

Four women were fatally shot in separate incidents in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, Honduran police said Friday. All four of the victims were sex workers and the killings are thought to be drug-related, a police spokesman told reporters. continue reading »

Election Officials Confirm Hernandez is President-Elect of Honduras

Election Officials Confirm Hernandez is President-Elect of Honduras

The High Electoral Court, or TSE, of Honduras reconfirmed Wednesday that Juan Orlando Hernandez of the governing National Party won the Nov. 24 presidential election and is president-elect despite a complaint filed by the opposition Freedom and Refounding, or Libre, party. continue reading »

Violence Continues in Honduras, Journalist & Political Candidate Killed Over Weekend

Violence Continues in Honduras, Journalist & Political Candidate Killed Over Weekend

A former mayoral candidate for the leftist Liberty and Refounding Party, or Libre - Graciela Lozano - and Radio Globo journalist Juan Carlos ArgeƱal, a supporter of former President Manuel Zelaya, were murdered by gunmen in separate incidents, Honduran police reported Sunday. continue reading »

Juan Orlando Hernandez Declared Honduras President, Defeating Former First Lady

Juan Orlando Hernandez Declared Honduras President, Defeating Former First Lady

Conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez, the candidate of the governing National Party, has been declared the winner of the presidential election held last week in Honduras, election officials said. Hernandez won 36.8 percent of the vote, while former first lady Xiomara Castro, of the leftist Liberty and Refounding Party, or Libre, garnered 28.79 percent, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal, or TSE, said. continue reading »

Honduran Presidential Election in Dispute Amid Fraud Claims

Honduran Presidential Election in Dispute Amid Fraud Claims

Each of the top two contenders in Honduras' presidential election has claimed victory amid high turnout and accusations that the current government is tilting the results in favor of its preferred candidate, rightist Juan Orlando Hernandez. continue reading »

General Elections Underway in Honduras

General Elections Underway in Honduras

Honduras is holding general elections Sunday that will determine whether the two traditional political parties will retain their grip on power or the left will take the presidency. continue reading »

Wife of Ousted Honduran President Confident She Will Win Election

Wife of Ousted Honduran President Confident She Will Win Election

Xiomara Castro, wife of ousted President Mel Zelaya, will win Honduras' presidential election, leaders of the former first couple's Libre party said Friday. continue reading »

Blog del Narco: Honduran Armed Forces Believe El Chapo Hiding in Countryside

Blog del Narco: Honduran Armed Forces Believe El Chapo Hiding in Countryside

The armed forces of Honduras revealed today that they have grounds for suspecting the presence of the Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin El Chapo Guzman in its territory. Deputy Defense Minister of the Central American country, continue reading »

Brutal Attack on Honduras Mayor Leaves 5-Month Old Dead and Mother Wounded

Brutal Attack on Honduras Mayor Leaves 5-Month Old Dead and Mother Wounded

The mayor of the western Honduran town of Concepcion came away unhurt Monday from an attack in which a 2-month-old baby girl was killed and her mother was wounded, police said. continue reading »

Report Says Internet Usage Growing at Faster Rate Than Economic Growth in LatAm

Report Says Internet Usage Growing at Faster Rate Than Economic Growth in LatAm

Use of the Internet as a source of entertainment and information in Latin America is going a lot faster than economic growth, though countries like Nicaragua and Honduras "have practically never gone online," according to a report released by the Latinobarometro polling firm. continue reading »

Soccer Club Executive, Bodyguard Gunned Down in Honduras

Soccer Club Executive, Bodyguard Gunned Down in Honduras

Soccer club executive Melvin Sanders and a bodyguard were shot to death Tuesday at his residence in northern Honduras, police said. continue reading »

HONDURAS: Deputy Mayor of La Masica Shot, Killed

HONDURAS: Deputy Mayor of La Masica Shot, Killed

The deputy mayor of the Caribbean coastal town of La Masica was fatally shot on Tuesday, a Honduran police source told Efe. continue reading »

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 »