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Wednesday 18 October 2017

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 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...

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...

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...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

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

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...

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...

Honduras Expands Military Police by 50%

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

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...

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...

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...

Indigenous Hondurans Fight ‘Right-Wing Invaders’ Burning Crops

(Q24N) The Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH, issued a statement on Thursday slamming...

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,...

Honduras Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

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

Honduras Bans Child Marriages and Removes Parental Permission Exception

Lawmakers in Honduras voted unanimously to ban child marriage, making it illegal in the country for children under...

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...

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...

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...

Coffee vs Gangsters In Honduras

CENTRAL AMERICA (The Daily Telegraph) -- Young people in Honduras, one of the most dangerous countries in the...

Honduras: Alleged narco-trafficker Carlos Arnaldo Lobo arrested

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Carlos Arnaldo Lobo, a suspected Honduran drug lord wanted by the United States, was been...

Drug Trafficking Cooperation Between Honduras and the U.S. Proves Positive

(QCOSTARICA CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS) - Efforts by the country's Military and police to shut down drug trafficking routes...

Ambulance Collision Kills 10 In Honduras (Photos)

TEGUCIGALPA - At least 10 people were killed, including two minors, when a fire department ambulance collided with...

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,...

Travel Alert Over Violence in Honduras

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - The US Government has renewed its travel alert warning stating that the levels of...

Fracking, mining, murder: the killer agenda driving migration in Mexico and Central America

(Q24N) On January 19, Mexican indigenous activist Isidro Baldenegro López, who in 2005 won the Goldman Environmental Prize...

American Apparel To Be Made In Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA – For the first time in it’s 28 year history, American Apparel, The company, which prided...

Honduran Mayor Arrested for Killings

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Members of the Elements of the Honduran Technical Elements of Criminal Investigation Agency (ATIC) arrested...

Bovine Rabies in Honduras

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS  -  Authorities at the Ministry of Health in Nicaragua have strengthened health checks at the...

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