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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, The Country That Hates Women

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Organized Crime the True Winner in Honduras Elections

What is the last thing a violence-wracked, corrupt Central American nation needs as it seeks to fight transnational...

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...

Coffee vs Gangsters In Honduras

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

Honduran Mothers and Grandmothers Search Far and Wide for Missing Migrants

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (EL PROGRESO, Honduras - IPS) - United by grief and anxiety, the grandmothers, mothers and...

‘Mano Dura’ in Honduras: An Enduring Barrier to Reform

Four months after being sworn in as president of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernandez has carried out some security-oriented...

Poppy Production Latest Development in Honduras Drug Trade

Honduran authorities have reported the first ever discovery of an opium plantation in the country, a new milestone...

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...

Is Honduras Faking Its Low Homicide Rates?

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Officials say homicides in Honduras have dropped over 15 percent in 2014 compared to...

Honduras Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

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

Bovine Rabies in Honduras

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

Travel Alert Over Violence in Honduras

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

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 Boosts Police Force

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – A newly formed undercover police intelligence unit is allowing Honduran authorities...

Drug traffickers in Honduras displace indigenous people and destroy forests

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Dialogo-americas) - Transnational drug trafficking organizations in Honduras - such as the Sinaloa Cartel and...

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...

Guatemala-Honduras Border: Corridor of Violence

A new report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) details how inadequate measures to combat drug trafficking helped...

Electoral Supreme Tribunal Calls to Vote with Dignity for Honduras

President of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Honduras, David Matamoros, today called for a vote with dignity...

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,...

Elections: Protests in Honduran Autonomous University

Students from the Honduran National Autonomous University (UNAH) protested because of the triumph of Juan Orlando Hernandez (National...

Nicaragua and Honduras With The Highest Cost in Airline Tickets

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua suffers from lack of air connectivity and from inflated prices to be paid to...

Closing of Private School in Honduras Linked to Extortion

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - The temporary closing of a private school in Honduras may have been due to the...

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...

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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