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HONDURAS NEWS

Honduran president says U.S. probe of his alleged drug ties could scuttle cooperation with Washington

February 25, 2021 11:29 am

U.S. prosecutors, in a federal court filing in New York on Feb. 5, said Hernandez used Honduran law enforcement here and military officials to protect drug traffickers as part of a plan “to use drug trafficking to help assert power and control in Honduras.”

Honduran lawmakers vote to lock in bans on abortion, same-sex marriage

January 22, 2021 12:24 pm

The country's criminal code sets out three to six-year prison terms for women who abort a fetus as well as anyone else involved.

Guatemala tries blocking caravan of 9,000 Honduran migrants

January 17, 2021 10:37 pm

Migrants entered Guatemala by pushing past about 2,000 police and soldiers posted at the border; most entered without showing the negative coronavirus test that Guatemala requires.

Honduras: Indigenous activist killed in front of family

December 29, 2020 2:31 pm

A group of armed men entered the home of environmental activist Felix Vasquez and killed him in front of his family, according to Honduran police.

Central America suffers massive power outage

September 17, 2019 9:31 am

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

June 25, 2019 10:17 pm

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.

Honduran president sends military to keep order after protests turn violent

June 21, 2019 1:04 pm

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

June 18, 2019 1:23 pm

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'

November 02, 2018 6:30 pm

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?

October 19, 2018 12:33 pm

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.