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Homeland Security Spearheads Arrest of 207 Narco Gangsters in Central America

Homeland Security Spearheads Arrest of 207 Narco Gangsters in Central America

U.S. Homeland Security exported its crime-fighting know-how on transnational gangs and helped nab over 200 known narcos and gang members in Central America. continue reading »

Honduran Jury Convicts 3 for Massacre of Factory Workers

Honduran Jury Convicts 3 for Massacre of Factory Workers

Three gang members were found guilty Friday in the shooting deaths of 18 workers at a shoe factory in the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula. continue reading »

Honduran Captors Release U.S. Businessman after Three Day Kidnapping Ordeal

Honduran Captors Release U.S. Businessman after Three Day Kidnapping Ordeal

A U.S. businessman kidnapped last week in southern Honduras was released "safe and sound" Monday by his captors, first responders said. continue reading »

Teen Mom Prepares to Deliver Twins, Has Triplets in Honduras

Teen Mom Prepares to Deliver Twins, Has Triplets in Honduras

An 18-year-old woman who was expecting twins got a big surprise when she gave birth to triplets instead at a hospital in Tegucigalpa, Honduran media reported. continue reading »

Multiple Companies Interested in Interoceanic Train Construction in Honduras

Multiple Companies Interested in Interoceanic Train Construction in Honduras

At least three foreign companies are interested in taking part in the construction of an interoceanic train line running across Honduras from the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean, officials said. continue reading »

American Businessman Kidnapped in Southern Honduras

American Businessman Kidnapped in Southern Honduras

A U.S. businessman was kidnapped Friday in southern Honduras, a source in the National Police told the media. Peter Jackson, who owns a hotel in the northern city of San Pedro Sula and shrimp fisheries in Choluteca, was snatched by armed assailants who intercepted his vehicle on a road in the San Bernardo district. continue reading »

Small Bomb Goes Off Near Honduran President’s Home

Small Bomb Goes Off Near Honduran President’s Home

No one was hurt when a bomb went off near the private residence of President Porfirio Lobo, Honduran police said Friday. continue reading »

Honduras Opens Mayan Fortress to Public

Honduras Opens Mayan Fortress to Public

An archaeological site, which experts say was a Mayan fortress in the Copan Ruins sector of western Honduras, is open to the public now that its restoration has been completed. continue reading »

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Judge Mireya Mendoza in Honduras

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Judge Mireya Mendoza in Honduras

Bairon Martinez, suspected murderer of Judge Mireya Mendoza in the northern Honduran city of El Progreso, has been arrested, officials said Sunday. continue reading »

Honduran Police Rescue 3 Kidnapped Children, 2 Adults

Honduran Police Rescue 3 Kidnapped Children, 2 Adults

Honduran police on Wednesday rescued five people, including three children and their mother, who had been kidnapped some hours earlier in the northern city of San Pedro Sula, police said. continue reading »

HONDURAS: Lost at Sea for 16 Hours, Florida Student Found Alive

HONDURAS: Lost at Sea for 16 Hours, Florida Student Found Alive

A Florida student on a marine biology trip is miraculously survived for hours in the water off the coast of Honduras. Heather Barnes, 20, a college student at the New College of Florida, reportedly went snorkeling on the edge of the Honduran island of continue reading »

Kidnapped Honduran Professor, Journaist Found Dismembered in Sugar Cane Field

Kidnapped Honduran Professor, Journaist Found Dismembered in Sugar Cane Field

The Honduran Attorney General's Office confirmed on Wednesday that the remains found this week in the northern part of the country are those of a journalist who was kidnapped June 24. continue reading »

Canadian, 2 Americans, 5 Hondurans Rescued After 4 Days Adrift

Canadian, 2 Americans, 5 Hondurans Rescued After 4 Days Adrift

A Canadian, two Americans and five Hondurans were found alive Wednesday in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Honduras, where the speedboat they were riding on disappeared last weekend, authorities said. continue reading »

Due to Surge of Illegal Border Crossers – Honduras Opens up Diplomatic Post at Border City

Due to Surge of Illegal Border Crossers – Honduras Opens up Diplomatic Post at Border City

The Honduran government is responding to the increase in illegal border crossers at the Texas-Mexico border and is now opening up a diplomatic post in McAllen, Texas to service those immigrants. continue reading »

Ex-President Leads March in Honduras on Anniversary of Coup

Ex-President Leads March in Honduras on Anniversary of Coup

Former President Manuel Zelaya led a march in the Honduran capital to mark Friday's fourth anniversary of the coup that ousted him. continue reading »