Honduras Expands Military Police by 50%

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

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: Drug traffickers destroy forests

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

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,...

Coffee vs Gangsters In Honduras

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 to Spearhead Strategic Planning in Latin America

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

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...

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...

Elections: Protests in Honduran Autonomous University

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

“Ready Your AK-47s”, Former Honduran President Zelaya to Supporters

Former president of Honduras and current congressman for the leftist Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre), José Manuel Zelaya...

Guatemala-Honduras Border: Corridor of Violence

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

Toncontin: Its Closed, Its Not Closed …

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

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 Forced Liquidation of Banco Continental

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 Government Declares Curfew

Authorities in Honduras have suspended constitutional guarantees and imposed a lengthy curfew after delays in the counting of...

Honduran Mayor Arrested for Killings

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Is Honduras Militarizing its Prison System?

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

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...

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