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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 »

$50 Million Loan to Expand Healthcare Coverage, Health Services in Honduras

$50 Million Loan to Expand Healthcare Coverage, Health Services in Honduras

Honduras will utilize a $50 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to improve access to quality health services, especially in poor rural areas, enabling the government to double the number of beneficiaries by 2015. continue reading »

Tragic:  Border Patrol Rescue Honduran Mother & 8-Month Old Drowning During Illegal Border Crossing

Tragic:  Border Patrol Rescue Honduran Mother & 8-Month Old Drowning During Illegal Border Crossing

Here at HSN we try to put a face on the undocumented border crosser that is at the heart of much of the comprehensive immigration reform debate. Often that face is Central American, young and/or under age. continue reading »

Honduran Presidential Guard Killed in Armed Robbery

Honduran Presidential Guard Killed in Armed Robbery

A member of the Honduran presidential guard was fatally shot during an armed robbery in Tegucigalpa, a spokesman for President Porfirio Lobo's administration told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

REPORT:  Check Out Which Latin American Countries Least “Gay Friendly”

REPORT:  Check Out Which Latin American Countries Least “Gay Friendly”

Spartacus International Gay Travel Index has come out with its listing of least ‘gay-friendly’ countries to travel to and several Latin American countries are at the top of that list. continue reading »

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

Police Arrest 9 for Killings of Hondurans in Southern Mexico

Nine illegal Honduran immigrants who apparently "belong to Central American gangs dedicated to extortion and robberies of migrants" have been arrested in connection with the killings last week of two Hondurans in southern Mexico, officials said. continue reading »