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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Toncontin: Its Closed, Its Not Closed …

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

Honduras Expands Biomass Power

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

Why is Honduras So Violent?

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) - Times are tough in Honduras. Worse, many of the country’s challenges are transnational in origin...

Bovine Rabies in Honduras

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

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...

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...

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...

Is Honduras Militarizing its Prison System?

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

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...

Countdown Begins to Honduran Elections

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

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Drivers Paralyze Capital of Honduras

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- (Prensa Latina) Honduran drivers paralyzed today about 2,000 buses in the capital in protest...

Honduras: Drug traffickers destroy forests

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

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...

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,...

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 Boosts Police Force

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

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...

Elections: Protests in Honduran Autonomous University

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

Coffee vs Gangsters In Honduras

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

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...

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...

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...

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The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

OIJ Presumes Body Found In River Is Brother of Murdered Model

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History of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is apart of Luzerne County and it is one of the...

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The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and Rio Claro is down to only one lane, at kilometer...

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The constant instability of the dollar exchange rate and the increase in interest rates, especially in colones, have slowed the growth of consumer spending...

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While million across the U.S. and the world are in the path of totality for today's solar eclipse, in Costa Rica the eclipse is...

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