Category: Honduras

Officials Make Plans to Address Migrant Crisis, Despite Tensions

Top Story – Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central America are moving to address the unaccompanied minor crisis, but friction over the issue persists. U.S. justice officials met on […] Read More >

2 Honduras Officials Receive Death Threats

Two officials in Honduras viewed as sympathizers with the county’s political left have received death threats, the local press reports. The news of the death threats against National Agrarian Institute […] Read More >

Honduras Signs Deal To Create 3 Private Cities

The government of Honduras has signed a deal to hand over land to private investors for the construction of three privately run cities with their own legal and tax systems, […] Read More >

Honduras: Conflicting Accounts Of Fatal DEA Operation

Top Story — As protesters on the Miskito Coast of Honduras riot in the streets, U.S. officials are saying that agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration did not fire their weapons during […] Read More >

Kidnapped Honduran Radio Journalist Found Murdered

Top Story — Honduran police have arrested a suspect in the murder of kidnapped RHN radio journalist Alfredo Villatoro, whose body was discovered in Tegucigalpa late Tuesday. Villatoro, a prominent Honduran journalist and […] Read More >

Honduras: Second Journalist Kidnapped in One Week

Top Story — Honduran radio journalist Angel Alfredo Villatoro was kidnapped Wednesday just a few days after authorities discovered the body of another journalist, Erick Martínez, on the side of a […] Read More >

Crowd Outside Honduran Morgue Clashes With Police

Today in Latin America Top Story — Friends and relatives of Honduran inmates killed in last week’s catastrophic prison fire clashed with police on Monday to gain access to a morgue and […] Read More >

Honduras: Survivors, Officials Tell Story of Deadly Prison Fire

Today in Latin America Top Story — Inmates who survived a deadly fire at Comayagua prison in Honduras said that they stood helplessly at the doors to their barracks while […] Read More >

Honduras: Wife Of Ousted President Zelaya To Run In 2013

Today in Latin America Top Story — The wife of ousted former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, was confirmed Wednesday as a presidential candidate in Honduras’ November […] Read More >

Honduras Sends Hundreds Of Soldiers To The Street In Operation Lightning

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Honduran government sent hundreds of soldiers to the streets of the country’s main cities on Tuesday to combat criminal violence. Honduran President […] Read More >