Category: Honduras

Honduran President Admits Campaign Received Funds Linked to Corruption Scandal

Top Story — Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández admitted Wednesday that his 2013 re-election campaign received money from businesses that played a role in a major corruption scandal involving the […] Read More >

21 Honduran Police Officers Suspended Over Suspected Drug Money Theft

Top Story — Twenty-one members of an elite police unit in Honduras — entrusted with protecting the U.S. embassy in the capital Tegucigalpa — have been suspended for allegedly stealing […] Read More >

Alternatives to Detention Leave Some Honduran Immigrants in “Shackles”

NEW YORK — On an average weekday Eva, a 39-year-old woman from Honduras, never leaves a 15-block radius in the Bronx. From bringing her two children to school, to taking […] Read More >

Missing Beauty Queen, Sister, Found Dead in Honduras

Top Story — The bodies of reigning Miss Honduras María José Alvarado, 19, and her sister Sofía, 23, were found in a riverbank grave in an area west of the […] Read More >

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 >