Category: Honduras

A special session of the OAS General Assembly voted to reinstate Honduras on Wednesday.

OAS Readmits Honduras To Regional Block After 32-1 Vote

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Organization of American States (OAS) readmitted Honduras to the regional bloc Wednesday, ending a two-year diplomatic hiatus that began with the June […] Read More >

Manuel Zelaya Returns To Honduras And Promises To Reenter Politics

After 16 months in exile, overthrown Honduran President Manuel Zelaya returned Saturday to Honduras, where he will immediately reenter politics. Wearing his trademark cowboy hat, Zelaya exited the plane flanked […] Read More >

Zelaya Signs Agreement Allowing His Return To Honduras

Today in Latin America Top Story — Overthrown Honduran President Manuel Zelaya signed an agreement on Sunday with current President Porfirio Lobo in the Colombian city of Cartagena that will […] Read More >

28 Dead In Guatemalan Massacre; Police Suspect Drug Cartel Involvement

Today in Latin America Top Story — Guatemala’s national police said Sunday they found at least 28 decapitated bodies in one of the worst massacres the country has seen since […] Read More >

Ousted President Manuel Zelaya May Return To Honduras

Today in Latin America Top Story — Ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya may iron out an agreement to return to his home country within a matter of weeks, his aide […] Read More >

Who’s Killing The Journalists Of Honduras?

The small town of San Marco, near Honduras’ western border with El Salvador and Guatemala, has no distinguishing factors that set it apart from the other tiny villages and hamlets […] Read More >

Drug Cartels In Mexico And Colombia Allegedly Supplied With Weapons From Honduran Military

Gun stores on the U.S.-Mexico border have recently been criticized for their firearms ending up in the hands of drug cartels. However, a 2008 diplomatic cable obtained by Wikileaks draws […] Read More >

Honduran Government Responsible For Murders And Human Rights Abuses, Resistance Leader Says

NEW YORK — While the Honduran government and former U.S. President Bill Clinton claim that the Central American nation is protecting human rights and combating drug-trafficking, Honduras is actually killing […] Read More >

Drive-By Shooting At Honduran Soccer Games Leaves Three Dead; Goalkeeper Shoots Reporter With Air Gun

Today in Latin America Top Story — Honduran police announced Monday that a drive-by shooting outside Tegucigalpa’s national stadium killed three people. The shooting took place as around 100 fans […] Read More >

Mexico And Chile Recognize Honduran Government; OAS Report Influences Decision

Today in Latin America Top Story — A year after the coup that overthrew Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, Latin American countries are beginning to recognize the new government in larger […] Read More >