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Central America suffers massive power outage

Honduras has been the worst affected with Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala also partly without electricity. The blackout was caused by a failure in the connection network.

Honduran police end strike as protesters demand resignation of president Hernandez

The striking police won concessions on better food and pay hikes after extensive negotiations. Earlier this week they forced the national police chief from his headquarters by launching tear gas and firing guns into the air.

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Honduran president sends military to keep order after protests turn violent

Protests against Hernandez have been building in recent weeks over planned reforms that his critics argue will lead to privatization of public health and education services.

US restores some aid to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala

US officials said the review looked at roughly 700 projects funded with fiscal 2017 money by the United States in the three countries and concluded that a significant number were too far advanced to end them.

One day with a family of five as it struggles to keep up with the 'migrant caravan'

How the family of five from Honduras ended up joining the caravan and their struggles as they dream of reaching the US.

What is the ‘Migrant Caravan’ headed towards the US border and why does Trump care?

Trump has said that unless the governments of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador stopped the caravan’s progress, he would suspend foreign aid to them.

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Mexico to recognize Honduran president winner of disputed election

The move will enrage the center-left opposition, which has accused Juan Orlando Hernandez of stealing the election, sparking violent nationwide protests

Honduras accident: Helicopter crash kills sister of President Hernandez, five others

No cause for the crash was given, but it happened as the country was being affected by a cold front

Honduras president says open to review of disputed vote

Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla has urged a recount of thousands of disputed ballots and also has called for a re-vote. He told The Associated Press that a re-vote would be legal if Congress convened and explicitly approved it.

Honduran vote count tilts toward incumbent despite protests over suspected fraud

The government imposed a military-enforced curfew on Friday that expanded powers for the army and police to detain people and break up blockades of roads, bridges and public buildings.

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