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Wednesday 24 May 2017

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...

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...

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 Ends 2014 Amid Rising Crime Rate

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

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...

Is Honduras Faking Its Low Homicide Rates?

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

Guatemala-Honduras Border: Corridor of Violence

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

Mass Deportations Don’t Squelch Hondurans’ Migration Dreams

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS, CORINTO, Honduras  (IPS) - The clock marks 9 AM when a bus coming from the...

Travel Alert Over Violence in Honduras

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

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...

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...

Honduras Expands Biomass Power

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Honduras has presented in the EIS for the expansion of a power plant based...

Honduras Builders Ask for Cement Price Reduction

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS- The union argues that a reduction in the price of gray cement would help revive...

Honduras: The Country that Kills its Prisoners – Part I

It seems the most violent country in the world also has the most violent prisons in the world....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Honduras Expands Military Police by 50%

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

Countdown Begins to Honduran Elections

The countdown has begun for the eight candidates who will be on the Nov. 24 presidential ballot, who...

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...

Ambulance Collision Kills 10 In Honduras (Photos)

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

Why Elites Do Business with Criminals in Honduras

In early June, four months before the US released an indictment against Jaime Rosenthal and three others, InSight...

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...

More Than 200.000 Displaced Due to Violence in Honduras

(Prensa Latina) Over 200.000 Hondurans were forced to flee in this Central American country last year due to...

Over 4,000 Hondurans Deported in 2016, Says Report

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Official statistics confirm today that Honduras received more than 4,000 nationals deported from the United...

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...

Number of Hondurans Displaced By Violence Close to 175,000

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Around 175,000 Hondurans have been displaced by violence recently in this country, said today the...

Coffee vs Gangsters In Honduras

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

Toncontin: Its Closed, Its Not Closed …

Q24N HONDURAS - The contract signed with the concessionaire of the next international airport of Honduras establishes that...