Honduras, The Country That Hates Women

(Q24N) "Here in Honduras, women aren’t worth anything," said Teresa Muñoz, mother of murdered Miss Honduras beauty pageant...

Honduras Government Declares Curfew

Authorities in Honduras have suspended constitutional guarantees and imposed a lengthy curfew after delays in the counting of...

Trump asked to renew program for Salvadoran and Honduran migrants

Democrats and activists are calling on the Trump administration to renew immigration permits for hundreds of thousands of citizens...

Honduras Tycoon Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in US

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) One of Honduras' most powerful and politically-connected business tycoons, Yani Rosenthal, has pleaded guilty to a...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

(Q24N) For years, the set of countries known as the Northern Triangle –Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras– has...

Honduras’s election crisis is likely to end in violence

The violent election crisis in Honduras, where both incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernández and challenger Salvador Nasralla are...

Coca Plantation ‘Experiment’ in Honduras Raises Eyebrows

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Authorities have located coca plantations in Honduras, a sign that the Central American nation could...

DEA Lied to Cover Up Four Deaths in Honduras Narcotics Operation: US Department of Justice

(Q24N) The United States Drug Enforcement Agency is facing a scandal following an investigation that revealed officials misrepresented their role...

Surge in US immigration comes from Northern Triangle

The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras rose by 25% from...

Are Colombians Spreading the Coca Curse to Honduras?

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - Officials believe a coca plantation recently discovered in Honduras was set up by Colombians, suggesting...

Honduras Ends 2014 Amid Rising Crime Rate

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) The year 2014 comes to a violent end in Honduras, where every day...

Honduras Sees Reduction in Homicides, Drops Out of Ten-Most Violent Countries

For several years, Honduras was one of the most dangerous countries in the world, but this has gradually changed as the rate...

Honduras Expands Military Police by 50%

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- Honduras is adding 1,000 new officers to its military police, while the president is...

A Snapshot of Honduras’ Most Powerful Street Gangs

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Figures compiled by a Honduras newspaper provide an illustration of the strongholds and scale...

2018 Will Be the ‘Year of Liberation’ in Honduras: Zelaya

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya has said that 2018 will be the “year of liberation” for the Honduran...

Protests Continue in Honduras, Police Refuse to Repress

(Prensa Latina) Demonstrations in Honduras against alleged electoral fraud continued Tuesday, while the police, including their special forces,...

Three Hondurans Among the 12 Richest In Central America

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) Honduras, the poorest and most unequal country in Central America, is news today,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight...

Murder Capital of the World: a Social History of Honduras

CENTRAL AMERICA (The Telegraph) -- When actor and investigative reporter Ross Kemp arrives on your doorstep wearing a...

U.S. at a Crossroad as It Confronts Turmoil in Honduras

Protests snaking through city streets, nighttime curfews, a raucous political battle over a president’s re-election: Honduras has been...

Honduras makes 37.2% more from banana exports

Q24N - The revenue generated from Honduran banana exports in January 2017 was 37.2% higher than that of...

Honduras Progresses in Fight Against Women Trafficking

(Prensa Latina) Honduras made significant advances to fight women trafficking although there is still much to do, said...

Honduras next in line for US decision on protected migrants

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — This week’s news that the Trump administration is ending Temporary Protected Status for 200,000 migrants...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now...

Amid Elite Crime Scandals, Central America Continues Anti-Gang Focus

QCostarica via InsightCrime - Authorities in Central America have arrested hundreds of suspected gang members in recent days...

Honduras Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - It has been announced that deposits up to $ 92,000 (L200,000) per person will...

Swearing-in Day ‘Last Chance’ to Avoid Dictatorship in Honduras

Salvador Nasralla, the former Honduran presidential candidate for the Opposition Alliance against the Dictatorship, said Friday that the...

November the Most Violent Month in Honduras This Year

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Over 50 people lost their lives in massacres perpetrated in November, an increase in violence...

US Sentences Former Honduran President’s Son for Drug Trafficking

(Q24N via Prensa Latina) A U.S. Court will today sentence Fabio Lobo, the son of Honduran former president,...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew...

Over 10,000 Honduras Police Officers to be Assessed by Commission

(Prensa Latina) At least 10,000 officers will be assessed in the coming days as part of a police...

Gunmen kill prominent environmental activist in Honduras

(Q24N) An award-winning indigenous and environmental rights activist was shot and killed in Honduras, just days after she...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

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During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

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(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Young Latin Americans Face Spiral of Unemployment, Poverty

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - (IPS) - In Latin America, young people are the main link in the chain of poverty leading from one generation...

Extrajudicial Killings Accompany Venezuela Security Raids

(Insightcrime.org) Experts say extrajudicial killings have jumped alarmingly since the Venezuelan government began a new anti-crime initiative last year, further suggesting that security forces...

US, Cuba Sign Deal On Commercial Flights

Q24N, HAVANA (AP) — The United States and Cuba signed a deal Tuesday restoring commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades,...

Panama In Retaliation Against Colombia

If the request by the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries prospers, a new tax of up to 40% could be established on the...

Costa Rica’s Surprise Frontrunner Favours Eventual Tax Hike

Luis Guillermo Solis, the academic who has never been elected to public office who emerged as the surprise leader of Costa Rica's presidential election...