Honduras: Drug traffickers destroy forests

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – A new threat is hitting Honduran forests: drug trafficking. Every year, the Central American country loses...

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...

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...

Elections: Protests in Honduran Autonomous University

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

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...

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...

Honduras Expands Biomass Power

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

Honduras Boosts Police Force

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

‘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...

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 Mayor Accused of Leading Murderous Drug Running Gang

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Honduran authorities have detained a mayor who allegedly led a criminal organization dedicated to...

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 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...

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...

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...

Countdown Begins to Honduran Elections

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

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...

Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, US to Review Joint Plan

(Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez, confirmed that representatives of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will hold a...

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,...

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 to Spearhead Strategic Planning in Latin America

QCOSTARICA CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Honduras may be well positioned to become a forerunner on strategic planning and...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Is Honduras Militarizing its Prison System?

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Around 300 army reserve soldiers are being trained to serve as prison guards in...

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...

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...

Democracy Watchdog in Honduras Alleges Foul Play from Partido Nacional

During the presidential elections in Honduras on Sunday, national and international observers were met with intimidation from the...

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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...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(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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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

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...

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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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The Fight Against a Mysterious Killer of Central American Farmers

Q24N - During the past two decades mysterious kidney failure has killed more than 20,000 farmers on Central America’s Pacific coast. The chronic kidney...

It’s Back To Coach For the Presidenta

Casa Presidencial confirmed that Presidenta Laura Chinchilla will be travelling on commercial flights for her trip to Colombia and Ecuador, although no specific details...

Panama Will Have Rice Shortage

TODAY PANAMA - Due to the poor performance of the 2014-15 harvest, local production will last only until July, and 1 million hundredweight will...

“Platina” Closed This Weekend

Q COSTA RICA - Take note that the "platina" bridge will be closed from 3:00pm Saturday to 5:00am Monday, to repair a sinking in...

TSE Denounces “Nonexistent” or Marriages of Convenience Every Other Day

(qCOSTARICA) Faced with complaints of "nonexistent" or "marriages of convenience" every other day, the Civil Registry (Registro Civil), under the control of the Tribunal...