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Honduran Ambassador to Colombia Resigns Amid Scandal

Honduran Ambassador to Colombia Resigns Amid Scandal

The ambassador of Honduras to Colombia, Carlos Humberto Rodriguez, resigned his post Saturday following the scandal at his country's embassy in Bogota last Dec. 20, the Honduran Foreign Ministry said. continue reading »

North Carolina Surgeon Donates Medical Equipment, Trains Hospital Staff in Central America

North Carolina Surgeon Donates Medical Equipment, Trains Hospital Staff in Central America

A Hungarian cardiac surgeon with a "Latino heart" is directing from North Carolina a program that donates medical equipment to hospitals in Central America and provides training for their staffs. continue reading »

Honduran Police Make Large Weapons Seizure that Include Grenade-launchers

Honduran Police Make Large Weapons Seizure that Include Grenade-launchers

A man was apprehended Thursday as he tried to bring assault rifles, grenade-launchers and other war materiel into the Caribbean province of Colon, Honduran police said. continue reading »

British Firm One Step Closer to Oil Exploration in Honduras

British Firm One Step Closer to Oil Exploration in Honduras

Honduras' government has signed a memorandum of understanding with British multinational BG Group covering oil and gas exploration in the northeastern jungle region of La Mosquitia, which borders Nicaragua. continue reading »

3 Honduran Children Burn to Death Inside their Wooden Shack Home, Left Home Alone

3 Honduran Children Burn to Death Inside their Wooden Shack Home, Left Home Alone

Three siblings died in a fire in their family's dwelling in a poor section of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, fire department spokesman Oscar Triminio said Sunday. continue reading »

Former Diplomat’s Son Murdered in Honduras

Former Diplomat’s Son Murdered in Honduras

A son of Honduras' former ambassador to the Organization of American States, Carlos Sosa Coello, was fatally shot Friday, his father said. continue reading »

REPORT: Hundreds Have Been Murdered in Honduras by Police

REPORT: Hundreds Have Been Murdered in Honduras by Police

The chancellor of the National Autonomous University of Honduras, or Unah, reported Monday that at least 149 people have been murdered by members of the National Police over the past 23 months. continue reading »

Authorities Seize 15 Tons of Drugs in Honduras

Authorities Seize 15 Tons of Drugs in Honduras

Honduran authorities seized 15 tons of illegal drugs they discovered buried beneath a clandestine laboratory in the northern province of Yora, prosecutors said Thursday. continue reading »

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican Authorities Seize More a Kilo of Cocaine

Costa Rican authorities announced Thursday the seizure of 1,068 kilos (2,352 pounds) of cocaine aboard a fishing boat off the country's Pacific coast. The Costa Rican-flagged vessel was intercepted Wednesday b continue reading »

Honduran Cop Guns Down 5 of His Fellow Police Officers Inside Station

Honduran Cop Guns Down 5 of His Fellow Police Officers Inside Station

Five Honduran police were killed Monday when one of their colleagues opened fire inside a precinct house in the Caribbean port city of La Ceiba, authorities said. continue reading »

Honduran Attorney and 10-Year-Old Son Shot to Death in Capital

Honduran Attorney and 10-Year-Old Son Shot to Death in Capital

A Honduran attorney and his 10-year-old son were murdered by gunmen in Tegucigalpa, police said. continue reading »

Aspiring Honduran Journalist Murdered For His Laptop

Aspiring Honduran Journalist Murdered For His Laptop

An aspiring journalist was killed in Tegucigalpa Thursday when he resisted assailants who wanted to take his laptop computer, Honduran police said. continue reading »

At Least 5 Killed in Honduran Nightclub over Drug Dispute

At Least 5 Killed in Honduran Nightclub over Drug Dispute

At least five people were gunned down Sunday in a fight over drugs at a nightclub in San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras, police said. continue reading »

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

Despite recent gains, the wage gap between men and women in Latin America still prevails, according to a new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study entitled “New Century, Old Disparities,” which compares surveys of representative households in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. continue reading »

CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Down to Six

CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Down to Six

World Cup qualifying for teams from North American, Central America and the Caribbean started with 35 countries. Now there are only six teams battling for 3.5 berths to earn a spot in Brazil in 2014. continue reading »